(a) quarter to
Definition of (a) quarter to
: 15 minutes before (a stated hour) It is now (a) quarter to four.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
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