quarter panel

noun
plural quarter panels

Definition of quarter panel

: a side section of an automobile body between the door and the trunk or between the door and the hood a dent in a rear/front quarter panel A lap nine encounter with Robert Pressley's Chevy forced Labonte to pit for left-rear quarter-panel repairs.— Steve Crowe Flag emblems became popular automotive dress-up items. They usually were affixed to the front quarter panel and they might be an American stars-and-stripes to show patriotism or they might reflect the flag or colors of the motorist's country of ancestry.— Richard A. Wright

First Known Use of quarter panel

1919, in the meaning defined above

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