living quarters

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n living quarters housing available for people to live in "he found quarters for his family","I visited his bachelor quarters"
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Usage

In literature:

In Brooklyn, the quarter on Long Island, there are whole streets where only Swedes live.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
More stores for the next three levels up; then living quarters.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
The poorer classes, living in the lower portions of the quarter, were the chief sufferers.
"Rabbi and Priest" by Milton Goldsmith
They lived in the Mutant Quarter, which was almost a self-contained city within Tetrahyde.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
Mr. Barrington showed me many astonishing collections of stuffed and living birds from all quarters of the world.
"The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1" by Gilbert White
He lives in the merchants' quarter.
"The Little Clay Cart" by (Attributed To) King Shudraka
We knew nothing beforehand of the medium, who lived in a small flat in an unfashionable quarter.
"Seen and Unseen" by E. Katharine Bates
I shall live to see you on a quarter-deck of your own yet.
"Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year" by E.C. Hartwell
They are living at free quarters along the road, and having gay times of it, I hear.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century.
"Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday" by Various
Then a volley over the grave, and a march back to quarters to a lively quick-step.
"Gil the Gunner" by George Manville Fenn
This would be more easily accomplished by living in a quarter somewhat remote and suburban.
"Benjamin Franklin" by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
The slaves earned no money and were just given quarters to live in and something to eat.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
He lives about a quarter of a mile out of Gosport.
"Percival Keene" by Frederick Marryat
Besides, if we had had to live in quarters, we should have had no room for you.
"Held Fast For England" by G. A. Henty
There below, in the Catalonian quarter of Marseilles, lives a fisherman's family.
"The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)" by Alexandre Dumas père
These were largely old barns and old houses which were transformed into living quarters.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921" by Various
He dug a cave in the ground and made fairly comfortable living quarters.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
It was a cold farewell, indeed, to the only home the girl could remember and in which she had lived for at least three-quarters of her life.
"A Little Miss Nobody" by Amy Bell Marlowe
I don't see how people can live, huddled up with somebody on every quarter-section.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
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In poetry:

"Gassed." O'er that twisted grace and dumb,
Flynn swore a choking oath to give
No quarter when the day should come
And fed his hate to thrive and live.
"The Vision" by Katharine Tynan
On earth I lived few years, and weary ones,
cram-full of stubborn, wretched misery;
the dark day's light deserted me so soon
I never saw my quarter century.
"For Pero Moniz, Who Died At Sea Near Mount Felix" by Luis Vaz de Camoes
Let us unto the King pay homage due,
Let's to our fellow-citizens be true,
Let us obedient to our leaders prove,
And in our quarters live in peace and love.
"The Soldier's Prayer" by Rees Prichard
A process in the weather of the heart
Turns damp to dry; the golden shot
Storms in the freezing tomb.
A weather in the quarter of the veins
Turns night to day; blood in their suns
Lights up the living worm.
"A Process In The Weather Of The Heart" by Dylan Thomas
We were living in a flat; it was number eighty-three.
At eighty-four the Barleys lived, a fearsome man was he.
He had a wife and numerous kids. We heard then rip and cuss,
Some three feet and a quarter off, across the hall from us.
"The Happy Flatite" by Edward Dyson
But quickly to my cost I found,
'T was cruel Love, not Death, had made the wound;
Death a more generous rage does use;
Quarter to all he conquers does refuse:
Whilst Love with barbarous mercy saves
The vanquish'd lives, to make them slaves.
"The Thraldom" by Abraham Cowley

In news:

Firefighters stopped the flames before the fire engulfed the entire home, saving the main living quarters.
Silva Tree promises to employ 600 people in its tree-planting project, but so far only employs 10 and provides them living quarters like these.
"I was living in two rooms, about a quarter of the space I had," she says.
Brian Brennan lives along Brister road, two miles from where a quarter of a million tires have been dumped over 13 years.
A quarter of foreigners living in Tokyo temporarily left Japan following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, a government survey indicates.
F rance narrowly avoided falling into recession in the third quarter, official figures showed Thursday, but analysts warn the rebound may be short-lived.
PARIS — France narrowly avoided falling into recession in the third quarter, official figures showed Thursday, but analysts warn the rebound may be short-lived.
France narrowly avoided falling into recession in the third quarter, official figures showed Thursday, but analysts warn the rebound may be short-lived.
PARIS—France narrowly avoided falling into recession in the third quarter, official figures showed Thursday, but analysts warn the rebound may be short-lived.
The author has lived for more than 30 years in the French Quarter.
Located only 500 feet from the ocean on a quarter of an acre in the city of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif, a Mediterranean/Spanish-style residence needed more pizzazz in the outdoor living space.
Nearly a Quarter of Latinos in the US Live Below Poverty Line.
Police confirmed a package containing a white powdery substance was located inside the living quarters of Station 17 on Thursday night.
The publishing segment may be Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's biggest revenue source, but in the third quarter it continued to be the heaviest drag on income.
These food-prepping features are usually found near ancient living quarters, not sacred sites, but the researchers may have an explanation for the ovens.
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In science:

Figure 3(a) shows the ‘quarter-lives’ h of the percentage of visited nodes in terms of the network size N with respect to the BA network model with m = 5.
Exploring Complex Networks through Random Walks
Interestingly, linear dependence between the quarter-lives and N are obtained in all cases.
Exploring Complex Networks through Random Walks
Figure 3(b) shows the quarter-lives of the percentage of visited nodes for random networks.
Exploring Complex Networks through Random Walks
The quarter-lives for the percentage of tracked edges are shown in Figures 3(c,d) respectively to BA (c) and random (d) network models.
Exploring Complex Networks through Random Walks
Tifft ), in which astronomical operations involved changing of photographic plates between exposures that were guided by a human eye, saw induced vibration from human beings in the living and working quarters as being a major technical impediment.
Does the Lunar Surface Still Offer Value As a Site for Astronomical Observatories?
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