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Quartermasters

ˈkwɔːtəmɑːstə

Meanings of Quartermasters:

noun

A regimental officer, usually commissioned from the ranks, responsible for administering barracks, laying out the camp, and looking after supplies.

Usage examples:

During the civil war gilmer held a variety of staff positions, including quartermaster and adjutant…

Meanings of Quartermastership:

noun

The office or position of quartermaster.

Meanings of Quartermen:

noun

In shipbuilding and related industries: a foreman.

Quartern

ˈkwɔːt(ə)n

Meanings of Quartern:

noun

A quarter of a pint.

Usage examples:

They seat themselves at their tables, calling, some for pots of beer, some for quarterns of gin

Quarterns

ˈkwɔːt(ə)n

Meanings of Quarterns:

noun

A quarter of a pint.

Usage examples:

They seat themselves at their tables, calling, some for pots of beer, some for quarterns of gin

Meanings of Quarters:

noun

Each of four equal or corresponding parts into which something is or can be divided.

Usage examples:

She cut each apple into quarters
verb

Divide into four equal or corresponding parts.

Usage examples:

Peel and quarter the bananas
plural noun

A place where someone lives or has a business

Usage examples:

In 1998 he moved his company to larger quarters on state street.

Meanings of Quartersawn:

adjective

(of a log) cut radially into quarters and then into boards.

Usage examples:

A piece of quarter-sawn oak

Quarterstaff

ˈkwɔːtəstɑːf

Meanings of Quarterstaff:

noun

A stout pole 6–8 feet long, formerly used as a weapon.

Usage examples:

However, he could find many ways to make a sword or a quarterstaff a deadly weapon.

Quartes

kwɔːt

Meanings of Quartes:

noun

A unit of liquid capacity equal to a quarter of a gallon or two pints, equivalent in britain to approximately 1.13 litres and in the us to approximately 0.94 litre.

Usage examples:

Two quarts of milk

Quartet

kwɔːˈtet

Meanings of Quartet:

noun

A group of four people playing music or singing together.

Usage examples:

He believes that you increase your understanding by playing in small ensembles - three, four or fiv…

Meanings of Quartets:

noun

A group of four people playing music or singing together.

Usage examples:

He believes that you increase your understanding by playing in small ensembles - three, four or fiv…

Quartette

kwɔːˈtɛt

Meanings of Quartette:

noun

A group of four people playing music or singing together.

Usage examples:

He believes that you increase your understanding by playing in small ensembles - three, four or fiv…

Meanings of Quartetto:

noun

= "quartet".

Meanings of Quartful:

noun

The quantity that will fill a quart vessel.

Meanings of Quartic:

adjective

Involving the fourth and no higher power of an unknown quantity or variable.

Usage examples:

Macmahon then worked on invariants of binary quartic forms, following cayley and sylvester.
noun

A quartic equation, function, curve, or surface.

Usage examples:

Pacioli does not discuss cubic equations but does discuss quartics.

Quartics

ˈkwɔːtɪk

Meanings of Quartics:

noun

A quartic equation, function, curve, or surface.

Usage examples:

Pacioli does not discuss cubic equations but does discuss quartics.
adjective

Involving the fourth and no higher power of an unknown quantity or variable.

Usage examples:

Macmahon then worked on invariants of binary quartic forms, following cayley and sylvester.

Quartile

ˈkwɔː.taɪl

Meanings of Quartile:

noun

Each of four equal groups into which a population can be divided according to the distribution of values of a particular variable.

Usage examples:

In the highest quartile, the mean age was 72

Quartiles

ˈkwɔː.taɪl

Meanings of Quartiles:

noun

Each of four equal groups into which a population can be divided according to the distribution of values of a particular variable.

Usage examples:

In the highest quartile, the mean age was 72

Quarto

ˈkwɔːtəʊ

Meanings of Quarto:

noun

A size of book page resulting from folding each printed sheet into four leaves (eight pages).

Usage examples:

It is a comedy by shakespeare, probably written and performed about 1595, and printed in quarto in …

Meanings of Quartodeciman:

noun

Any of a group of early christians who celebrated easter on the day of the jewish passover (the 14th of nisan), whether this was a sunday or not.

adjective

Of or relating to the quartodecimans, or their method of observing easter.

Meanings of Quartodecimanism:

noun

The views or practice of the quartodecimans.

Meanings of Quartos:

noun

A size of book page resulting from folding each printed sheet into four leaves (eight pages).

Usage examples:

It is a comedy by shakespeare, probably written and performed about 1595, and printed in quarto in …

Meanings of Quarts:

noun

A unit of liquid capacity equal to a quarter of a gallon or two pints, equivalent in britain to approximately 1.13 litres and in the us to approximately 0.94 litre.

Usage examples:

Two quarts of milk

Quartz

kwɔːts

Meanings of Quartz:

noun

A hard mineral consisting of silica, found widely in igneous and metamorphic rocks and typically occurring as colourless or white hexagonal prisms. it is often coloured by impurities (as in amethyst, citrine, and cairngorm).

Usage examples:

The sample is strongly foliated and consists of garnet, biotite, quartz, plagioclase and cordierite.

Quartzite

ˈkwɔːtsʌɪt

Meanings of Quartzite:

noun

An extremely compact, hard, granular rock consisting essentially of quartz. it often occurs as silicified sandstone, as in sarsen stones.

Usage examples:

In addition to the volcanogenic sedimentary rocks, there are lenses of limestone, quartzite, shale …

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