There are four of us, so we’ll cut the cake into quartersIt’s (a) quarter past / (American) after fourIn the first quarter of the year his firm made a profitThe shop is about a quarter of a mile awayan hour and a quartertwo and a quarter hours.›in the United States and Canada, (a coinworth) twenty-five cents, the fourth part of a dollar.
As adult humans, we can distinguish about 10,000 different smells. It’s no wonder, then, that we have so many words and expressions to describe them. This week we’re taking a look at those smell words – words that describe good smells and words that describe bad smells. Most smell words are either
a type of stock market trading that uses very complex technology to trade extremely quickly, often making tiny profits which nevertheless add up to substantial sums Lewis’s book, Flash Boys, is driving a huge amount of attention toward the topic of high frequency trading, and it has rekindled some of