the fourth part of the distance between any two adjacent points of the 32 marked on a compass, being 2° 48′ 45″.
noun, Music. 1. a rest equal in time value to a quarter note.
noun 1. a molding, as on an ovolo, whose section is a quarter circle. noun 1. (architect) another name for ovolo
[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-saw] /ˈkwɔr tərˌsɔ/ verb (used with object), quartersawed, quartersawed or quartersawn, quartersawing. 1. to (lumber) from sections of logs so that the annual rings in any board form at least a 45° angle with the faces of the board. /ˈkwɔːtəˌsɔː/ verb -saws, -sawing, -sawed, -sawed, -sawn 1. (transitive) to saw (timber) into quarters along two […]