noun, plural quartermasters general, quartermaster generals. Military.
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
noun 1. an athlete who specializes in running the quarter mile or the 400 metres
noun, Wrestling. 1. a hold in which a wrestler, from a kneeling position beside an opponent, puts one hand on the opponent’s head, passes the free arm under the far arm of the opponent, and locks the free arm to the other arm by clasping the wrist.