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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"

Wiktionary

  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

    quarterfinals

Freebase

  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.

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

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Numerology

  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. Frode Forfang:

    In the summer it was primarily Syrians seeking asylum in the north, with about three quarters of all those crossing the border. Now 60 percent of the daily arrivals are from Afghanistan.

  2. Novak Djokovic:

    I didn't have easy matches, especially from the quarters on. Beating Rafa in over four hours, then two days later going back out again against Sascha( Zverev), unbelievably intense, close match.

  3. Steven Steyaert:

    With cash yields close to zero almost everywhere, we feel that markets still offer much better investment prospects ...as we head into 2016, resilience in developed markets' domestic demand will remain a steady anchor for the global economy in the coming quarters.

  4. Wood Mackenzie:

    Tehran is eagerly poised to attract foreign investment and gain access to modern technologies in the whole energy chain, potential for investment in Iran is huge, three quarters of its combined oil and gas reserves – the third largest in the world – are yet to be produced.

  5. Daniel Yergin:

    Industry is having to demonstrate that it can deliver those returns over several quarters, not just one quarter, so they're going through a real testing period right now.

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