a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities
mineral av kiselsyra
- kvarts [ mineral ]
the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches
an unspecified person
- "he dropped a word in the right quarter"
- stolle [ vardagligt ]
one of four periods of play into which some games are divided
- "both teams scored in the first quarter"
- period [ sport ]
one of four periods into which the school year is divided
- "the fall quarter ends at Christmas"
a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour
- "a quarter after 4 o'clock"
- "it's a quarter til 4"
(British) a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
a US coin worth one fourth of a dollar
- "he fed four quarters into the slot machine"
a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
one of the four major division of the compass
- "the wind is coming from that quarter"
a fourth part of a year; three months
- kvartal [ tidsenhet ]
- "a quarter of a pound"
- kvarter [ militärväsen ]