divide into quarters

separate or sever into 4 equal parts

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • divide — 1 /di vaId/ verb 1 SEPARATE a) (T) to separate something such as an area, group, or object into two or more parts: divide sth into: Take the orange and divide it into quarters. | The USA is divided into 50 states. | divide sth between: Hitler and …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • quarters — n. dwelling, residence; barracks, dormitory quar·ter || kwÉ”rtÉ™(r) / kwɔːtÉ™ adj. being one fourth; being one forth in quality; having four equal parts n. one fourth; neighborhood; coin worth 25 cents (used in USA and Canada); quadrant;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Belfast Quarters — The central area of Belfast has been roughly divided into four Quarters:*The Titanic Quarter *The Cathedral Quarter *Queen s Quarter *The Gaeltacht QuarterThe Quarters do not evenly divide the city into four, nor is every area in the centre of… …   Wikipedia

  • calendar — calendrical /keuh len dri keuhl/, calendric, calendarial /kal euhn dair ee euhl/, calendarian, calendaric, adj. /kal euhn deuhr/, n. 1. a table or register with the days of each month and week in a year: He marked the date on his calendar. 2. any …   Universalium

  • quarter — n. & v. n. 1 each of four equal parts into which a thing is or might be divided. 2 a period of three months, usu. for which payments become due on the quarter day. 3 a point of time 15 minutes before or after any hour. 4 a school or US university …   Useful english dictionary

  • quarter — n 1. one fourth, a fourth part; quarter hour; one fourth of a year or three months; half a semester, quarter term; twenty five cents, Sl. two bits. 2. point, direction, compass point or direction. 3. country, region, district, zone, province;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • quarter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. one fourth; trimester; district, region, direction; lodging, billet; mercy; two bits (inf.). See side, pity, leniency, abode. v. t. quadrisect; divide, cut up; billet, station. See location,… …   English dictionary for students

  • quarter — noun 1》 each of four equal or corresponding parts into which something is or can be divided. 2》 a period of three months, used especially in reference to financial transactions.     ↘chiefly US each of four terms into which a school or university …   English new terms dictionary

  • quarter — ► NOUN 1) each of four equal or corresponding parts into which something is or can be divided. 2) a period of three months, used especially in reference to financial transactions. 3) a quarter hour. 4) a US or Canadian coin worth 25 cents. 5) one …   English terms dictionary

  • ecartelé — ‖ ecartelé, a. [F. écartelé, pa. pple. of écarteler to divide into quarters.] Her. Of a shield: Divided into quarters by an horizontal and a vertical line ‘quarterly’. (Bailey.) 1731–6 in Bailey. in Ash …   Useful english dictionary

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