(a) quarter of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of (a) quarter of

US
:15 minutes before (a stated hour)
  • It is now (a) quarter of four.

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : 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

  2. : divide

  3. : to provide with lodging or shelter

  1. : consisting of or equal to a quarter


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