a note equivalent to one fourth of a whole note; a crotchet.
(US & Canadian, music) a note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve Also called crotchet
[kwawr-ter-feyz] /ˈkwɔr tərˌfeɪz/ adjective, Electricity. 1. differing in phase by a quarter of a cycle; two-phase. adjective 1. another term for two-phase
- Quarter plate
noun 1. a photographic plate measuring 31/4 × 41/4 inches (8.3 × 10.8 cm)
noun 1. 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.