Examples of quarter hour in a Sentence
Trains depart every quarter hour.
I waited a quarter hour in line.
Recent Examples of quarter hour from the Web
The period of totality — when the moon is in the darkest part of Earth's shadow — will last a bit more than one and a quarter hours, according to EarthSky.org.
Clocks were rapidly developing in the Middle Ages and division into a rough quarter hour was imaginable.
And viewership peaked with nearly 7 million viewers in the 6:30-6:45 quarter hour.
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First Known Use of quarter hour
QUARTER HOUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quarter hour for English Language Learners
: 15 minutes : a period of time that lasts for 15 minutes
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