Quarter nettings

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Quarter nettings (Naut) hammock nettings along the quarter rails.
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Usage

In literature:

Before they had a quarter of it in, the net came up to the surface, and the sea was alive with molten silver.
"Christie Johnstone" by Charles Reade
A quarter of an hour later he was sitting at the back of the first eleven net, watching the practice.
"Mike" by P. G. Wodehouse
When "hammocks" was blown by the ship's bugler at a quarter to seven, we found it difficult to make our way forward to the nettings.
"A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"" by Russell Doubleday
Guns were not loaded, their crews were not at quarters, nor were the nets got out.
"Some Principles of Maritime Strategy" by Julian Stafford Corbett
The refreshment table was decorated with pyramids of quartered oranges in nets of spun sugar and large frosted cakes.
"A Man for the Ages" by Irving Bacheller
In about a quarter of an hour or so he drew in his nets and took out two bream.
"Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen" by Alexander Chodsko
The hammock-nettings between the quarter-deck and forecastle.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Then take a round piece of mosquito netting about three-quarters of a yard in diameter, and bind it firmly to the hoop.
"Harper's Young People, May 4, 1880" by Various
The third quarter started more auspiciously; two forward passes netted Ridgley forty yards of gain.
"The Mark of the Knife" by Clayton H. Ernst
In the summer you can build a pen of wire netting for them to run in with a small tight box for sleeping quarters and protection from storm.
"The Raising and Care of Guinea Pigs" by A. C. Smith
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In news:

Nets coach Avery Johnson isn't worried about a possible suspension for Kris Humphries or Gerald Wallace after both players were ejected following a second-quarter shoving match with Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett on Wednesday night.
Cabela's Inc said Thursday that its net income rose 28% in the third quarter, in line with expectations, as the outdoor sporting goods retailer's smaller store format outperformed its larger, standard format.
In the third quarter of 2011 it made a net loss of T$$1.1 billion.
LOS ANGELES — Staffing company Korn/Ferry International said Thursday that its fiscal second-quarter net income slid, pulled down by restructuring charges.
MIAMI — Burger King said Monday its third-quarter net income fell 83 percent as revenue was hurt by the stronger dollar, but adjusted results topped expectations.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. Walgreens' fiscal fourth quarter net income fell 55% compared with a year ago when the drugstore operator recorded a big business sale gain.
Institutional investors purchased a net $998.9 thousand shares of AFL during the quarter ended September 2012, and now own 62.81% of the total float, a percentage that is typical for companies in the Life/Health Insurance industry.
Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc reported Wednesday net income for the third quarter of $1.7 million, compared with a loss of $4.8 million in the year-ago period.
American Eagle reports third quarter net income of $78.6 million.
Analog Devices 3rd-Quarter Net Down 23% on Softer Revenue.
Apache 3rd-Quarter Net Sinks 82% on Canada Write-Down,Natural Gas Prices.
G-III Apparel 3rd-Quarter Net Up 11% on Revenue Growth.
The Nets led by 21 in the second half and never less than nine in the fourth quarter.
The Celtics turned a nine-point halftime deficit into a 79-74 lead entering the fourth quarter after outscoring the Nets 29-15 in the third.
With 29.5 seconds remaining in the second quarter and the Nets leading, 51-35, Kevin Garnett took the ball strong to the hole, where he was met with a hard foul from Kris Humphries.
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In science:

So, unless both wave vectors are sufficiently close to normal so that the respective wave fronts are parallel to the detector surface to within less than a quarter wavelength over the surface, the net signal from the entire detector surface will add to zero (i.e., zero mixing efficiency).
Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Squeezed-Light Laser Radar
To increase the nominal spectral resolution of the FOS spectra, during the acquisition the spectrum was shifted electronically by a quarter of a diode along the 516 –diode Digicon array (’1/4 sub-stepping’) resulting in a 2064-pixel spectrum with a net exposure time of 1.185 s pixel−1 .
HST/FOS Time-resolved spectral mapping of IP Pegasi at the end of an outburst
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