Quartering

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Quartering may refer to:

  • Coning and Quartering a process for splitting of an analytic sample
  • Quartering the process of diluting an alloy by melting it with some other metal to make dissolution easier. Traditionally in gold parting one part of a gold alloy was melted with three parts of copper to permit all components but gold to be dissolved in nitric acid.
  • The Quartering Acts, requiring American civilians to provide living spaces for British soldiers prior to the American Revolution