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quarter

US [ˈkwɔtər]
UK [ˈkwɔː(r)tə(r)]
  • n.季度;一刻钟;宿舍;四等份之一
  • v.把…切成(或分成)四部分;给…提供食宿
  • Web四分之一;宽大;宽恕
Plural Form:quarters  Present Participle:quartering  Past Tense:quartered  
Quarter
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n.
四分之一1 of 4 parts
1.
[c]
四等份之一one of four equal parts of sth
a quarter of a mile
四分之一英里
The programme lasted an hour and a quarter.
这个节目历时一小时十五分钟。
Cut the apple into quarters.
把苹果切成四瓣。
The theatre was about three quarters full.
剧场大约坐了四分之三的人。
15 分钟15 minutes
2.
[c]
(正点之前或之后的) 15 分钟,一刻钟a period of 15 minutes either before or after every hour
It's (a) quarter to four now─I'll meet you at (a) quarter past.
现在是差一刻四点,我会在四点一刻和你碰面。
It's quarter of four now─I'll meet you at quarter after.
现在是三点四十五分,我将在四点十五分和你碰面。
3 个月3 months
3.
[c]
三个月时间;季度;季a period of three months, used especially as a period for which bills are paid or a company's income is calculated
城区part of town
4.
[c][ususing]
城镇的区(或一部分)a district or part of a town
the Latin quarter
拉丁区
the historic quarter of the city
具有历史意义的城区
个人;群体person/group
5.
[c]
(尤指能提供帮助、信息或作出反应的)个人,群体a person or group of people, especially as a source of help, information or a reaction
Support for the plan came from an unexpected quarter.
支持这一计划的是没料想到的一方。
The news was greeted with dismay in some quarters .
有一部分人对这条消息感到泄气。
25 分钱25 cents
6.
[c]
(美国和加拿大的) 25 分硬币a coin of the US and Canada worth 25 cents
住房rooms to live in
7.
[pl]
(供士兵、服务人员居住的)营房,宿舍,住房rooms that are provided for soldiers, servants, etc. to live in
We were moved to more comfortable living quarters .
我们搬进了较舒适的住处。
married quarters
已婚军人宿舍
月亮of moon
8.
[c]
半圆的月相;上弦(或下弦)月the period of time twice a month when we can see a quarter of the moon
The moon is in its first quarter.
月亮正处于上弦。
体育运动in sport
9.
[c]
(美式足球的)一节one of the four periods of time into which a game of American football is divided
重量weight
10.
[c]
夸特(重量单位, 磅; 4 盎司)a unit for measuring weight, a quarter of a pound; 4 ounces
11.
[c]
夸特(重量单位,英国为 28 磅,美国为 25 磅;四分之一英担)a unit for measuring weight, 28 pounds in the UK or 25 pounds in the US; a quarter of a hundredweight
怜悯pity
12.
[u]
(对掌控中的敌人或对手的)慈悲,同情pity that sb shows towards an enemy or opponent who is in their power
His rivals knew that they could expect no quarter from such a ruthless adversary.
他的竞争者明白,不能期望如此残忍的对手发善心。
v.
分为 4 份divide into 4
1.
~ sth
把…切成(或分成)四部分to cut or divide sth into four parts
She peeled and quartered an apple.
她削去苹果皮,把苹果切成四瓣。
提供房间provide rooms
2.
~ sb (+ adv./prep.)
给…提供食宿to provide sb with a place to eat and sleep
The soldiers were quartered in the town.
士兵在镇里宿营。

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