Definition of Quarter-circle

1. Noun. A quarter of the circumference of a circle.

Exact synonyms: Quadrant
Generic synonyms: Line



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarter-circle

quartan
quartan fever
quartan malaria
quartan parasite
quartane
quartans
quartation
quartations
quarte
quartene
quartenylic
quartenylic acid
quarter
quarter-
quarter-century
quarter-circle (current term)
quarter-crack
quarter-day
quarter-days
quarter-evil
quarter-final
quarter-finalist
quarter-finals
quarter-hour
quarter-past
quarter-phase
quarter-pipe
quarter-pipes
quarter-pounder
quarter-pounders

Literary usage of Quarter-circle

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1. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1915)
"ELIA FOTTRELL: I think about one-quarter circle. ... AM SQUAIR : Less than one-quarter circle. Practically more on backhand ground-strokes. ..."

2. The Irrigation treatment of gonorrhœa by Ferdinand Charles Valentine (1900)
"Without increasing the pressure, but keeping the tip immobile, the surgeon carries the penis containing the dilator in about a three-quarter circle in the ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"If a quarter circle is drawn tangent to the line of the exterior of the wiill at the top, no part of the roof may project ..."

4. Ring-riding: Being a Collection of Movements and Commands Designed for the by Henry W. Struss (1891)
"THE quarter-circle. Plate 2 a.—This is executed in any one of the four corners ... Quarter-Circle, 2. MARCH. At the command MARCH, the leader will leave the ..."

5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... have wheeled the quarter circle, the others closing up to them. The two rear companies closing up and being faced about form the rear of the square. ..."

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