a style of bookbinding in which the spine is leather and the sides are cloth or paper.
(of a book) having a binding consisting of two types of material, the better type being used on the spine
[kwawr-ter-breed] /ˈkwɔr tərˌbrid/ noun, Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a person with one white grandparent, especially a person of American Indian ancestry.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. . noun 1. (vet science) a sand crack on the inside of the forefoot of a horse
- Quarter cif
communications, standard (QCIF), a video format standard used in videoconferencing, that transfers one fourth as much data as Common Intermediate Format (CIF). QCIF is defined in ITU H.261 as having 144 lines and 176 pixels per line, with half as many chrominance pixels in each direction. QCIF is suitable for videoconferencing systems that use telephone […]
noun 1. (in England, Ireland, and Wales) one of the four days, Lady Day, Midsummer Day, Michaelmas, or Christmas, regarded as marking off the quarters of the year, on which quarterly payments are due, tenancies begin and end, etc. 2. (in Scotland) one of the four days, Candlemas, Whitsunday, Lammas, or Martinmas, regarded as marking […]