Definition of Quarter-circle
1. Noun. A quarter of the circumference of a circle.
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Literary usage of Quarter-circle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."