quarter section

Definitions

  • Showing the seating and a quarter section of the underlying chambers
    Showing the seating and a quarter section of the underlying chambers
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n quarter section a land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side
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Usage

In literature:

Primarily a quarter-section of land was the reason for almost everyone coming west.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
Johnnie was already revolving in his quarter-section of the remarkable door.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
Secluded family apartments and women's quarters occupied the inner section.
"Operation Haystack" by Frank Patrick Herbert
The present subdivision is into quarter-quarter sections, of 40 acres each.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862" by Various
In this section the French dropped nearly a quarter of a million shells in one day.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
I came out here and took up a quarter-section of land.
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
She realized that the man was the Johnson John had spoken of as having the quarter section of land for sale.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
I bought a section, and he took up a quarter section.
"The Trail to Yesterday" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Then one of you can take up the next quarter-section free land.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
It was a good quarter section upon which this ambitious homesteader had filed.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
One of the small sub-sections of the community took up their quarters in the verandah of a shut-up house in Yerandawana.
"India and the Indians" by Edward F. Elwin
A quarter section isn't big enough for a potato patch when two men claim it.
"Oklahoma Sunshine" by Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
Much of his quarter-section remained unbroken.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
I wish to find a good quarter section of land on which to put up a house.
"The Cabin on the Prairie" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Pearson
Every quarter-section will hold a house, and there will be chimneys in sight in every direction.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
Now, then, how much land should there be in a quarter-section?
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
But if the quarter-section contained anything of value, there was no evidence of it that Dr. Slavens could find.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Many also of a quarter section.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
There are streets and boulevards in the Quarter, sections of which are alive with the passing throng and the traffic of carts and omnibuses.
"The Real Latin Quarter" by F. Berkeley Smith
Meanwhile, the quarter-section should be properly filed upon for possession and farmed for a living.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
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In poetry:

A better quarter-section, ner a richer soil warn't found
Than this-here old-home place o' ourn fer fifty miles around!--
The house was small--but plenty-big we found it from the day
That John--our only livin' son--packed up and went way.
"How John Quit The Farm" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

It's the beginning of the fourth quarter, and Rock Bridge's senior section starts to dwindle after Blue Springs South's touchdown puts it in the lead.
The proposed pit is located in Township 31 North, Range 37 East, Section 33 SW quarter.
Auburn High School's Fred Van Vleet (23) tries to shoot over Gurnee Warren's Nathan Boothe (53) in the second quarter Tuesday, March 13, 2012, in the IHSA Class 4A Super-Sectional at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
Blooming Prairie's Weston Fiebiger (6) and Brett Wacek (62) mob Bethlehem Academy's Adam Clark the second quarter of the Section 1A championship Friday night in Blooming Prairie.
El Camino Real's Julian Richardson made only one 3-pointer in the fourth quarter of the CIF City Section Division 2 boys championship game against Garfield on Friday night.
Our quarterly "Prime Time" section for those over age 50 features several local residents who keep active in a number of pursuits.
SMCC 46 — DHS 36 St Mary Central Catholic used an 18-11 advantage in the fourth quarter to pull away from Danbury on its way to a 46-36 win in the Division IV Sectional Semifinals.
Gladstone 's fourth-quarter comeback came up just short in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Northwest Division playoffs on Friday.
The Greensburg student section cheered on the team in the first quarter Friday.
Senior lineman Francisco Otero's late fourth-quarter interception sealed a 29-25 victory for the St Helena High football team over host Salesian in the second round of the North Coast Section Division IV playoffs on Saturday.
Congratulations to the first quarter winner of the 2012 Build the World of SPE member recruitment contest, Mr Hans-Uwe Brackel from the SPE German Section.
Four wins for Section II in quarters so far.
Cannon Falls' Saul Carter (right) clings onto the jersey of Minneapolis Edison's Martez Perry for a tackle during the first quarter of Tuesday's Section 4AAA quarterfinal game at John Burch Field in Cannon Falls.
Austin's Jon Gallagher returns a kick-off against Rochester Mayo in the third quarter of their Section 1AAAAA playoff game Tuesday night in Rochester.
Place a quarter section, with a cut side down, on a cutting board.
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In science:

In Section 7.3 we will answer these questions for quarter BPS dyons in N = 4 theories.
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
In this first section about quarter BPS dyons we explain the duality between the N = 4 dyons, string webs and the genus two surface in detail.
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
FIG. 13: Picture showing a one quarter section of a fulllength prototype of the CDC.
The GlueX Central Drift Chamber: Design and Performance
The cross-over point between the two types of conic section is around three quarters of the way along the length of the guide, in this case, marked with a change of colour.
Correction of Optical Aberrations in Elliptic Neutron Guides
With the removal of the Expository Research Papers section, SIAM Review may well reduce the number of issues to quarterly.
A Brief Review of SIAM Review
This has added considerably to the length of the pro ject: the parts (sections 2–4 and Appendix A) dealing with d-manifolds without boundary are only a quarter of the whole.
D-manifolds, d-orbifolds and derived differential geometry: a detailed summary
If one applied the same argument to pp elastic scattering one would conclude that the cross section should be extremely small, when in fact it is more than a quarter of the total cross section.
Soft and hard QCD
In this section we shall survey the known results on the counting of quarter-BPS dyons in N = 4 supersymmetric string theories.
Black Hole Microstate Counting and its Macroscopic Counterpart
As explained in Section 2.1, u is a Haar unitary and a has quarter-circular distribution and they are ∗-free from each other.
On the classification of free Bogoljubov crossed product von Neumann algebras by the integers
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