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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Rank popularity for the word 'quarters' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2546
The numerical value of quarters in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of quarters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of quarters in a Sentence
We had conferences right after the mid-quarters went out, this worked very well. Students had an opportunity to correct their weaknesses, and parents had an important ‘heads up.’ Then, after-school sessions or tutoring could be implemented.
In the Olympic village alone, you're bringing together 17,000-18,000 people, they're living in close quarters, interacting with each other, coming from all over the world.
Everyone who has looked at AMS before can still look at AMS again, although I believe these companies are, to a certain extent, engaged, or at least rumoured to be engaged, with a different target in the interim, you probably don't have two bites (of the apple) at the same time. From that perspective, at least, I don't expect anything for the next one or two quarters.
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.
Those are all the kind of events that can be a setup for having a large spread, introduce someone who's infectious -- and maybe not even super infectious -- into a crowd of people in close quarters for extended duration of time -- like a funeral, like a sporting event, like a nursing home -- and that can amplify the spread.
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