living quarters, quarters(noun)
housing available for people to live in
"he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"
Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.
A commonly played university drinking game in North America.
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
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
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.
The encampment on one of the principal passages round a place besieged, to prevent relief and intercept convoys.
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The numerical value of quarters in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of quarters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Huawei is not hanging all of its growth prospects on China yet, but it has been backed into a corner in the past couple of quarters.
We could see a further decline in oil prices in the first two quarters but then the situation could start to normalize, raising the chances that oil at $40 per barrel will be the average price for this year.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
We see some upside for the year. Markets are now pricing in the best possible world : earnings re-acceleration and economic rebound, but for the coming quarters we see some challenges — vaccination delays, severe lockdowns hitting the economy — that could prevent an upside. A deceleration is possible, given valuations are already expensive, so, it is a situation that deserves some caution.
We have met them three-quarters of the way, they need to meet us one quarter of the way.
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