What does quarters mean?

Definitions for quarters
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. living quarters, quarters(noun)

    housing available for people to live in

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

Wiktionary

  1. quarters(Noun)

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

  2. quarters(Noun)

    A commonly played university drinking game in North America.

  3. quarters(Noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce quarters?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say quarters in sign language?

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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. Diane Marotta:

    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.

  2. Andrew Zimbalist:

    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.

  3. Executive Michael Wachsler-Markowitsch:

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. Jared Baeten:

    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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