[kwawr-tn] /ˈkwɔr tn/
(of a fever, ague, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur every fourth day, both days of consecutive occurrence being counted.
a quartan fever or ague.
(esp of a malarial fever) occurring every third day
quartan quar·tan (kwôrt’n)
Recurring every fourth day, counting inclusively, or every 72 hours. Used of a fever. n.
A quartan malarial fever.
- Quartan malaria
quartan malaria n. See malariae malaria.
[kahrt; French kart] /kɑrt; French kart/ noun, plural quartes [kahrts; French kart] /kɑrts; French kart/ (Show IPA). Fencing. 1. the fourth of eight defensive positions. /kart/ noun 1. the fourth of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing
[kwawr-ter] /ˈkwɔr tər/ noun 1. one of the four equal or equivalent parts into which anything is or may be divided: a quarter of an apple; a quarter of a book. 2. a fourth part, especially of one (¼). 3. one fourth of a U.S. or Canadian dollar, equivalent to 25 cents. 4. a coin […]
[kwawr-ter-ij] /ˈkwɔr tər ɪdʒ/ noun 1. the act of providing troops with living accommodations. 2. the cost of such accommodations. 3. a shelter or lodging. 4. a quarterly payment, charge, or allowance. /ˈkwɔːtərɪdʒ/ noun 1. an allowance or payment made quarterly 2. (rare) shelter or lodging