Definition of One-fourth
1. Noun. One of four equal parts. "A quarter of a pound"
Generic synonyms: Common Fraction, Simple Fraction
Derivative terms: Quarter, Quarter
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Literary usage of One-fourth
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"The following provision harmonizes well with the purpose to grant title to one-fourth of the oil and gas in place, viz., "and so long as said premises are ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"From these findings, it is to be understood that it was the uniform practice of the Treasury Department, under the Act of 1867, to distribute one fourth ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"Flat bars, one fourth inch by one half inch, or even by two thirds of an inch, might perhaps resist fire better, if the one-fourth-inch round bars burn away ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1867)
"half the kidney one-eighth to one-fourth of a grain; all the urine one- eighth ; half the blood fluoresced one-sixty-fourth to ..."
5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Substance of the proposition was that they would pay one fourth of the amount, and that Ross & Company, and Shearer, Strong & Paine, Bee в WALL. should each ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Unsatisfactory except for squab broilers, at three-fourths of a pound to one and one-fourth pounds. Flesh fine grained. Large proportion of breast meat. ..."
7. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"It decided, therefore, that if under the theory that the board of £ tlon of the one-fourth of 1 per cent, tax, н revenue had wrongly directed the ..."