Definition of (a) quarter afterUS
- The alarm went off at (a) quarter after six.
: 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
: to cut or divide into four equal or nearly equal parts
: to provide with lodging or shelter
: consisting of or equal to a quarter
: following in time or place : afterward, behind, later
: subsequently to the time when
: later in time
: located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft
used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed
What made you want to look up (a) quarter after? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).