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Princeton's WordNet

  1. living quarters, quartersnoun

    housing available for people to live in

    "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"


  1. quartersnoun

    Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.

  2. quartersnoun

    A commonly played university drinking game in North America.

  3. quartersnoun



  1. Quarters

    Quarters is a drinking game which involves players bouncing a quarter off a table in an attempt to have the quarter land in a certain place, usually into a shotglass on that table. It is also played in South America, where its called "monedita", Spanish for little coin. The player bouncing the quarter is referred to as the "shooter." In some variations the glass is empty and each player has a separate glass to drink from, while in other variations the glass that the shooter is aiming for contains an alcoholic beverage. The quarter is customarily bounced on the face whether heads or tails. Some games may allow a player to bounce the quarter on the edge, particularly by rolling it down their nose.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. quarters

    The several stations where the officers and crew of a ship of war are posted in time of action. (See BATTLE, ENGAGEMENT, &c.) But this term differs in the army, for the soldier's quarters are his place of rest. (See HEAD-QUARTERS, WINTER-QUARTERS, &c.)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. quarters

    In military affairs, are, generally, the positions assigned to persons or bodies of men. In a more special sense, the quarters in the army are the places of lodging assigned to officers or men when not actually on duty.

  2. quarters

    The encampment on one of the principal passages round a place besieged, to prevent relief and intercept convoys.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Quarters' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2546

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Quarters in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Quarters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Quarters in a Sentence

  1. Jim Courier:

    If I were (Djokovic's coach) Boris Becker and I were counseling Novak I would tell him look, it doesn't matter, if you want to win this tournament then all roads lead to Nadal, so whether you get him in the quarters the semis or the final it doesn't matter, you still have to beat him.

  2. Nicholas Maclean:

    Dubai residential property sales have declined over the past three quarters, but the drop in oil prices is coincidental and the slowdown is more due to big price increases in 2013 - the market is adjusting to return to affordable levels, this is a positive trend and will help prevent a bigger correction in the future.

  3. Andrea Meza:

    They're really concerned. They see what's on TV. And they hear the President saying don't be together in groups of 10 or more, that events of 50 or more people are being canceled. And they look around and see they're in close quarters with people, with staff coming in and out of the detention center daily. And they feel like sitting ducks.

  4. Peter Tuz:

    People are trying to game how bad second-quarter earnings and guidance are going to be, people are expecting a weak second quarter, but it's hard to determine how weak and what kind of guidance about third and fourth quarters will go along with that.

  5. Van Houten:

    It's certainly gratifying to see the rebound, both in orders and sales growth, especially on the healthcare side, but it comes after several quarters of slow growth, i don't think we can declare that the (China) slowdown is over after one quarter.

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    an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    • A. permutation
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