one-fourth one-fourth

Definition(s):

  • (n) one of four equal parts

Usage(s):

  1. Use the most efficient machine you can findnewer ones can use as little as one-fourth the energy of older machines.
  2. About one-fourth to one-third of all American Muslims are African Americans.
  3. This queer kind of justice, flagrantly illegal in every way, was everywhere upheld by Chinese public opinion, the opinion of one-fourth of mankind.

News

  1. Wigginton's short Cardinals career ends with release

    Brought in as an experienced right-handed bat off the bench and a veteran voice in the clubhouse, Ty Wigginton was released by the Cardinals on Tuesday, only about one-fourth of the way through the two-year, $5-million contract he signed in December.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: St. Louis Cardinals

  2. Not many boats on the lake

    Game Warden Deshanna Creager said it was pretty quiet on Lake Granbury over the Fourth of July weekend. “There were probably about one-fourth as many boats out compared to the past,” she said. Due to low water conditions, only two boat ramps remain open on the lake. “It’s getting dangerous on the lake. There are new low spots popping up that people didn’t know were there.… Read the rest
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Hood County News

Quotes

  • "The one-fourth of the electorate that doesn't know how they are going to vote, the vast majority, in their hearts they are with us," Schubert said. "We have to give them an environment where it's OK for them to follow their hearts."
    on Sep 27, 2008 By: Franz Schubert Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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