What is quarter?

  • (noun): One of four periods into which the school year is divided.
    Example: "The fall quarter ends at Christmas"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on quarter:

2006 Tennessee Titans Season - Regular Season - Week 8: Vs. Houston Texans
... After a scoreless first quarter, Titans QB Vince Young started the scoring with a 20-yard TD run ... In the third quarter, Young would complete a 20-yard TD pass to WR Bobby Wade, while Houston QB Sage Rosenfels (who replaced starting QB David Carr early in the quarter) completed a 10-yard TD pass to WR Andre Johnson ... In the fourth quarter, Adam "Pacman" Jones helped the Titans boost their lead by returning a punt 53 yards for a touchdown ...
Amarillo, Texas - Culture - Museums and Art Collections
... The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is an international organization dedicated to the preservation, improvement and record-keeping of the American Quarter Horse breed ... There is also an American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame exhibited in the museum among the inductees was J ... of Amarillo co-sponsors the project, "Hoof Prints of the American Quarter Horse" which consist of horse statues located in front of several Amarillo businesses, such as the downtown Amarillo National ...
2006 Tennessee Titans Season - Regular Season - Week 11: At Philadelphia Eagles
... In the first quarter, the Titans drew first blood as QB Vince Young completed a 14-yard TD pass to TE Ben Troupe ... In the second quarter, Akers kicked a 38-yard field goal for Philadelphia, while kicker Rob Bironas got a 36-yard field goal for Tennessee as time ... In the third quarter, the Titans offense went into overdrive, as RB Travis Henry ran 70-yards for a touchdown, while CB Pacman Jones returned a punt ...
2006 Tennessee Titans Season - Regular Season - Week 12: Vs New York Giants
... In the first quarter, Tennessee trailed early as QB Eli Manning completed a 3-yard TD pass to WR Plaxico Burress for the only score of the period ... In the second quarter, Giants RB Brandon Jacobs got a 10-yard and 4-yard TD run to give the Giants a seemingly comfy 21–0 halftime ... After a scoreless third quarter, the Titans' improbable comeback began in the fourth quarter with 10 minutes remaining ...
2006 Tennessee Titans Season - Regular Season - Week 5: At Indianapolis Colts
... Tennessee would follow it up in the second quarter, as kicker Rob Bironas kicked a 22-yard field goal to give the Titans a 10–0 halftime lead ... In the third quarter, Tennessee would get an unpleasant wake-up call, as Colts QB Peyton Manning completed a 13-yard TD pass to WR Marvin Harrison ... winless on the year, as Manning completed a 2-yard TD pass to WR Reggie Wayne in the fourth quarter ...

More definitions of "quarter":

  • (noun): A unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour.
    Example: "It's a quarter til 4"; "a quarter after 4 o'clock"
  • (noun): A district of a city having some distinguishing character.
    Example: "The Latin Quarter"
  • (noun): A fourth part of a year; three months.
    Example: "Unemployment fell during the last quarter"
  • (verb): Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him.
    Synonyms: draw, draw and quarter
  • (verb): Divide into quarters.
    Example: "Quarter an apple"
  • (noun): One of the four major division of the compass.
    Example: "The wind is coming from that quarter"
  • (noun): Piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp.
  • (verb): Provide housing for (military personnel).
    Synonyms: billet, canton
  • (noun): A quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds).
  • (noun): A quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds).
  • (verb): Divide by four; divide into quarters.
  • (noun): An unspecified person.
    Example: "He dropped a word in the right quarter"
  • (noun): One of four periods of play into which some games are divided.
    Example: "Both teams scored in the first quarter"
  • (noun): A United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar.
    Example: "He fed four quarters into the slot machine"

Famous quotes containing the word quarter:

    In the haunted house no quarter is given: in that respect
    It’s very much business as usual. The reductive principle
    Is no longer there, or isn’t enforced as much as before.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    A quarter of an hour is worth a thousand pieces of gold.
    Chinese proverb.

    The most winning woman I ever knew was hanged for poisoning three little children for their insurance-money, and the most repellent man of my acquaintance is a philanthropist who has spent nearly a quarter of a million upon the London poor.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)