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A quarter is one-fourth, ¼, 25% or 0.25 and may refer to:



  • Close quarters battle, a confrontation of small units engaging the enemy with personal weapons at very short range
  • General quarters, a naval status requiring all hands to go to battle stations
  • Headquarters, the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated
  • Military quarters, also known as barracks

Other uses[edit]

  • "Quarters", also known as bloody knuckles, a schoolyard game involving quarters or other coins
  • Quarters (game), drinking game
  • Quarters of nobility, proof that all four grandparents were aristocrats
  • To be at quarter with; to be at peace with
  • Quarter sawing, a type of cut made in lumbering operations
  • Quarter Pounder, a food product of McDonalds
  • Quarter round, a shape applied to molding
  • Quarter glass, a side window in the front door or located on each side of the car just forward of the rear window
  • Quarter panel, the body panel of an automobile between a rear door and the trunk
  • Quarterdeck, a raised deck behind the main mast of a sailing ship

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