A period of three months or about three months; financial quarter.
She is in the second trimester of her first pregnancy.
Pertaining to an aspect of a quarter.
One of the terms of an academic year in those learning institutions that divide their teaching in three roughly equal terms, each about three months long. Compare semester.
The school operates on a trimester schedule.
(chiefly) Consisting of a fourth part, a quarter (1/4, 25%).
a quarter hour; a quarter century; a quarter note; a quarter pound
a period of three months; especially one of the three three-month periods into which human pregnancy is divided
(chiefly) Related to a three-month term, a quarter of a year.
A quarter day is one terminating a quarter of the year.
A quarter session is one held quarterly at the end of a quarter.
one of three divisions of an academic year
Any fourth of something, particularly:
A quarter-dollar, divided into 25 cents; the coin of that value minted in the United States or Canada.
A quarter of the year, 3 months; a season.
(historical) The quarter-ton or tun, divided into 8 bushels, the medieval English unit of volume and weight named by the Magna Carta as the basis for measures of wine, ale, and grain
(historical) The quarter-yard, divided into 4 nails, an obsolete English unit of length long used in the cloth trade
(historical) The watch: A quarter of the night, nominally 3 hours but varying over the year.
(heraldry) A charge occupying a fourth of a coat of arms, larger than a canton and normally on the upper dexter side, formed by a perpendicular line from the top meeting a horizontal line from the side.
(basketball) A period into which a game is divided. usually 8, 10 or 12 minutes according to the rules.
Any substantial fraction of something less than half, particularly:
A division or section of a town or other area, whether or not it constituted a fourth of the whole.
(usually plural) A living place, from which:
The part on either side of a horse's hoof between the toe and heel, the side of its coffin.
(nautical) The aftmost part of a vessel's side, roughly from the last mast to the stern.
(transitive) To divide into quarters; to divide by four.
(transitive) To provide housing for military personnel or other equipment.
Quarter the horses in the third stable.
(intransitive) To lodge; to have a temporary residence.
(transitive) To quartersaw.
(obsolete) To drive a carriage so as to prevent the wheels from going into the ruts, or so that a rut shall be between the wheels.
one of four equal parts;
a quarter of a pound
a district of a city having some distinguishing character;
the Latin Quarter
one of four periods of play into which some games are divided;
both teams scored in the first quarter
a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour;
it's a quarter til 4
a quarter after 4 o'clock
one of four periods into which the school year is divided;
the fall quarter ends at Christmas
a fourth part of a year; three months;
unemployment fell during the last quarter
one of the four major division of the compass;
the wind is coming from that quarter
a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
a United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar;
he fed four quarters into the slot machine
an unspecified person;
he dropped a word in the right quarter
the rear part of a ship
piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
provide housing for (military personnel)
pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him;
in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes
divide into quarters;
quarter an apple
divide by four; divide into quarters