a molding, as on an ovolo, whose section is a quarter circle.
(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 […]
noun, Western U.S. 1. (in surveying and homesteading) a square tract of land, half a mile on each side, thus containing ¼ sq. mi. or 160 acres. Abbreviation: q.s. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a land measure, used in surveying, with sides half a mile long; 160 acres
noun, Law. 1. an English court of general criminal jurisdiction for crimes less than homicide, held quarterly. 2. (in the U.S.) a court with limited criminal jurisdiction, having local administrative powers in some states. noun (functioning as singular or pl) 1. (in England and Wales, formerly) a criminal court held four times a year before […]