[kwawr-ter-lee] /ˈkwɔr tər li/
occurring, done, paid, issued, etc., at the end of every of a year:
a quarterly report; quarterly interest.
pertaining to or consisting of a .
noun, plural quarterlies.
a periodical issued every three months.
by quarters; once each quarter of a year:
The bank pays interest quarterly.
occurring, done, paid, etc, at intervals of three months
of, relating to, or consisting of a quarter
noun (pl) -lies
a periodical issued every three months
once every three months
(heraldry) into or in quarters: a shield divided quarterly
early 15c., from quarter (n.) + -ly (2). As an adjective from 1560s, from -ly (1). As a noun, from 1830, “a quarterly publication,” from the adjective.
[kwawr-ter-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈkwɔr tərˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/ noun 1. Military. an officer charged with providing quarters, clothing, fuel, transportation, etc., for a body of troops. 2. Navy. a petty officer having charge of signals, navigating apparatus, etc. /ˈkwɔːtəˌmɑːstə/ noun 1. an officer responsible for accommodation, food, and equipment in a military unit 2. a rating […]
noun, plural quartermasters general, quartermaster generals. Military. 1. a general in command of the Quartermaster Corps.
noun, Military. 1. the branch of the U.S. Army responsible for supplying food, clothing, fuel, and equipment and for the operation of commissaries, laundries, etc.
[kwawr-tern] /ˈkwɔr tərn/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. a quarter, or a fourth part, especially of certain weights and measures, as of a pound, ounce, peck, or pint. /ˈkwɔːtən/ noun 1. a fourth part of certain weights or measures, such as a peck or a pound 2. (Brit) Also called quartern loaf