[kwawr-ter-hoop, -hoo p] /ˈkwɔr tərˌhup, -ˌhʊp/
a hoop, especially of steel, fastened around a cask between the bilge and the chime.
noun 1. one of a breed of strong horses developed in the U.S. for short-distance races, usually a quarter of a mile. 2. a horse of this breed used in herding livestock. noun 1. a small powerful breed of horse, originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia in the late 18th century
[kwawr-ter-ouuh r, -ou-er] /ˈkwɔr tərˈaʊər, -ˈaʊ ər/ noun 1. a period of 15 minutes. 2. a point 15 minutes after or before the hour. noun 1. a period of 15 minutes 2. any of the points on the face of a timepiece that mark 15 minutes before or after the hour, and sometimes 30 minutes […]
- Quarter inch cartridge
storage /kwik/ (QIC) a type of magnetic tape and tape drive. Development standards for QIC make it possible for tapes written on one QIC drive to be read on another. QIC drives are made to work with different lengths of tape. The model number of the drive consists of QIC followed by a number which […]
[kwawr-ter-ing] /ˈkwɔr tər ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person or thing that quarters. 2. the assignment of quarters or lodgings. 3. Heraldry. adjective 4. that . 5. lying at right angles. 6. Nautical. (of a wind) blowing on a ship’s . [kwawr-ter] /ˈkwɔr tər/ noun 1. one of the four equal or equivalent […]