quarter mile


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Noun1.quarter mile - a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 milequarter mile - a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
international mile, land mile, mile, stat mi, statute mile, mi - a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
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But the bird-faced officer was already rubbing shoulders with certain inert matter that had once been Lieutenant Kurt and the Chinese aeronaut and a dead cow, and much other uncongenial company, in the huge circle of the Whirlpool two and a quarter miles away.
The leading telecom network operator Digicel Fiji on Friday has made an announcement on its decision to sponsor the impending quarter mile drag race in the country.
Developed by Quarter Mile Technologies, LLC (QMT), It's Alive(TM) can be used for iPhones, iPods and iPads, with a no-obligation offer to monitor up to three machines for a person or a company for the initial 30 days free of charge, reports Neil Singer, PhD, president.
I live a quarter mile from a clear-cut, and four members of my family have been sickened after helicopters sprayed pesticide.
Example: The Brooklyn Bridge is a little over a quarter mile long.
Capable of covering the quarter mile in less than eight seconds, with speeds in excess of 180mph, it has become one of the most feared street legal cars in the UK and is hugely competitive in the "Street Eliminator" drag race series.
Compared with men who had initially averaged at least 2 miles of walking per day, those who had walked less than a quarter mile were 77 percent more likely to develop some form of dementia during the study.
The man was hit about a quarter mile north of Avenue K.
In fact, anglers in two fishing boats found themselves in a hailstorm of poison pellets a quarter mile off shore.
The field study will occur on a quarter mile stretch of road in Oak Grove, Minn.
As a member of the New York Triathlon Club, he entered an event last summer in which he swam a quarter mile, cycled 12, and ran five--finishing 30 minutes behind the winner.
Now run a quarter mile at about your race pace, then turn up the heat for the final straight away (about a third of the quarter mile lap).