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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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    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. Janet Helm:

    Some of the root veg you may have to cook a little first, getting that hard peel off, often works best if you cut in quarters and then peel from there. And if you still need help you can probably find a YouTube video on how to cut and prepare any of these vegetables.

  2. Simone Weil:

    Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.

  3. Artyom Osadchy:

    It was a great match. Well done to our guys, they tried very hard... I'm really happy that we made it to the quarters for the first time in history.

  4. Pascal Blanqué:

    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.

  5. Steph Curry:

    Nothing we figured out, it was just don't let the first three quarters influence the fact that we still had a chance to win the game, shoot the shots you think you can make, play aggressive, take care of the ball. We did all of those things.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. flabby
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