[kwawr-tern] /ˈkwɔr tərn/
noun, Chiefly British.
a quarter, or a fourth part, especially of certain weights and measures, as of a pound, ounce, peck, or pint.
a fourth part of certain weights or measures, such as a peck or a pound
(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.
noun, Music. 1. a note equivalent to one fourth of a whole note; a crotchet. noun 1. (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