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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Dividing into 4 equal parts; Living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel);

Usage examples (34)
  • This process is called quartering, and ensures that the remaining portion is "average quality".
  • This method is called quartering (fig. 147) and ensures that the final sample is representative of the bulk of the clay.
  • The last wave came "quartering" and threw a hatful of water into
  • "Kata 'al-'Arba'," or cutting off the four members, equivalent to our "quartering," was also a popular penalty. for more
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