Bedeutung von "quarter" Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /ˈkwɔːtər/

A2 (also US fourth) one of four equal parts of something; 1/4:

We only finished a quarter of the pie.
I waited a quarter of an hour for her.

A1 a period of 15 minutes before or after the hour:

It’s quarter to three (= 2.45).
It’s a quarter to three (= 2:45).
We’re leaving at quarter past six (= 6.15).
We’re leaving at a quarter after six (= 6:15).

a coin with a value of 25 cents (= 25/100 of a dollar) in the US and Canada:

There are four quarters in a dollar.

one of four time periods that a year can be divided into

(Definition von "quarter" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)