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(a) quarter after

Definition of (a) quarter after

US

  1. :  15 minutes after (a stated hour) <The alarm went off at (a) quarter after six.>



Word by Word Definitions

quarterplay
  1. :  one of four equal parts into which something is divisible :  a fourth part

    :  any of various units of capacity or weight equal to or derived from one fourth of some larger unit

    :  any of various units of length or area equal to one fourth of some larger unit

  1. :  to cut or divide into four equal or nearly equal parts

    :  divide

    :  to provide with lodging or shelter

  1. :  consisting of or equal to a quarter

afterplay
  1. :  following in time or place :  afterward, behind, later

  1. :  behind in place

    :  subsequent to in time or order

    :  subsequent to and in view of

  1. :  subsequently to the time when

  1. :  later in time

    :  located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft

  1. : used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed

  1. :  afternoon


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