one-quarter one-quarter

Definition(s):

  • (n) one of four equal parts

Usage(s):

  1. By 2004, 20% did so, and in the 2006 congressional elections, nearly one-quarter of all votes came from early voters.
  2. CFLs cost three to five times as much as conventional incandescent bulbs yet use one-quarter the electricity and last several years longer.
  3. By November, when the flu season normally begins, the companies will have produced only about one-quarter of the 215 million doses originally expected.

News

  1. Norwalk forecast: Mostly sunny, but storms possible

    Like yesterday, rain and storms could erupt randomly across southwestern Connecticut today. The greatest likelihood of storms -- rated about 60 percent by the National Weather Service -- is between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. New rainfall amounts between one-quarter and one-half inch possible.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Norwalk Citizen

  2. From Our Homepage

    Like yesterday, rain and storms could erupt randomly across southwestern Connecticut today. The greatest likelihood of storms -- rated about 60 percent by the National Weather Service -- is between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. New rainfall amounts between one-quarter and one-half inch possible.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Westport News

  3. New AMA Study: Patients Responsible for Nearly One-Quarter of the Medical Bill

    Patients are responsible for nearly one-quarter of the medical bill, according to the findings released today from the AMA's sixth annual check-up of health insurers and their patterns for processing and ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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