quartering

meaning: dividing into four equal parts (noun)

example:Quartering an apple only requires two cuts.


meaning: living accommodations, especially those assigned to military personnel (noun)

example:The soldiers' quartering will be the barracks.


meaning: a coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon (noun)

example:The lower left quartering portrays a lion and a wolf.




quarter

meaning: clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent (noun)

example:We surrendered but asked for quarter, hoping that our captors would be accommodating.


meaning: piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp (noun)

example:I had the cobbler replace the quarter on my boots.


meaning: the rear part of a ship (noun)

example:I snuck aboard the boat by hiding in the quarter.

synonyms:tail,


meaning: a district of a city having some distinguishing character (noun)

example:The French Quarter of the city is considered to be the most beautiful.


meaning: an unspecified person (noun)

example:They dropped a word in the right quarter.


meaning: a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar (noun)

example:I fed four quarters into the slot machine.


meaning: a quarter of a hundredweight, 28 pounds (noun)


meaning: one of four equal parts (noun)

example:I ate a quarter of the pie.

synonyms:fourth, quartern, one-fourth, one-quarter, fourth part,


meaning: one of the four major division of the compass (noun)

example:The wind is coming from that quarter.


meaning: a fourth part of a year, usually in financial areas (noun)

example:What are your sales figures for the last quarter?


meaning: one of four periods into which the school year is divided (noun)

example:The fall quarter ends at Christmas.


meaning: a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour (noun)

example:It's now a quarter to four.


meaning: one of four timed divisions into which some games are divided (noun)

example:Both teams scored in the first quarter.


meaning: to divide by four (verb)

example:If you quarter twelve, you get three.


meaning: to divide into quarters (verb)

example:I quartered a pie.


meaning: to pull a person apart with four horses tied to their extremities, so as to execute them (verb)

example:In the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes.

synonyms:draw,


meaning: to provide housing for, usually used for military personnel (verb)

example:I was quartered in a bunker at first.

synonyms:billet,