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Synonyms for quarter

Synonyms for quarter

one of four equal parts of something

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a rather small part of a geographic unit considered in regard to its inhabitants or distinctive characteristics

Synonyms for quarter

a district of a city having some distinguishing character

(football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided

a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour

one of four periods into which the school year is divided

a fourth part of a year

one of the four major division of the compass

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a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar

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an unspecified person

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

clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent

provide housing for (military personnel)

pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him

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divide into quarters

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divide by four

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The goal- keepers are all in lumps, anyhow and nohow; you can't distinguish between the players-up and the boys in quarters, and there is divided leadership.
No need to call, though: the School- house captain of quarters has caught it on the bound, dodges the foremost School boys, who are heading the rush, and sends it back with a good drop-kick well into the enemy's country.
There they go straight for the School goal-posts, quarters scattering before them.
They mean heavy play and no mistake, and so old Brooke sees, and places Crab Jones in quarters just before the goal, with four or five picked players who are to keep the ball away to the sides, where a try at goal, if obtained, will be less dangerous than in front.
It seemed that as she had mounted the approach to the upper floors where our quarters were located, she had met Sarkoja descending.
In the first quarter of 2006, Group sales increased 40% on a currency-neutral basis, mainly driven by the first-time consolidation of the Reebok business segment.
At the end of the fourth quarter, there were 5,505,995 square feet of Class A space available versus 5,804,173 s/f at the end of the third quarter.
Valencia National Bank of Santa Clarita reported a 41 percent increase in net income to $171,169 or 30 cents a share for the quarter ended June 30, compared with $121,249 or 23 cents cents a share for a year ago.
Information available around the turn of the year suggested that the economy had downshifted after posting a strong gain in the third quarter of 1995.
Free cash flow after maintenance capital expenditures for the quarter was US$570 million, up 53% from US$373 million in the same quarter of 2005.
5% to $984 over the prior year quarter result of $803 and was up 1.
Gas revenues recorded by the Working Interest Owners on the Trust properties increased from $701,359 in the third quarter of 2006 to $2,449,797 in the fourth quarter of 2006.
There were 1,770,433 square feet of Class A space available in Stamford at the end of the first quarter versus 1,790,771 square feet last quarter and 1,870,829 square feet a year ago.
NASDAQ:BMET) today announced that it will delay its second quarter earnings release and investor conference call, previously scheduled for Wednesday, December 20, 2006 due to developments related to the review of historical stock option practices.
At the end of the third quarter, there were 5,877,217 square feet of Class A space available versus 5,908,918 square feet at the end of the previous quarter.