(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (nautical) Coming from a point well abaft the beam, but not directly astern; said of waves or any moving object.

2. (engineering) At right angles, as the cranks of a locomotive, which are in planes forming a right angle with each other.


1. a coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon; combining four coats of arms on one shield usually represented intermarriages

Definition categories: man–made, arms, blazon, blazonry

2. living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel)

Definition categories: man–made, housing, lodging

3. dividing into four equal parts

Definition categories: act, division


1. present participle of quarter