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quar·ter·mas·ter

 (kwôr′tər-măs′tər)
n. Abbr. QM
1. An officer responsible for the food, clothing, and equipment of troops.
2. A petty officer responsible for the steering of a ship.
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quartermaster

(ˈkwɔːtəˌmɑːstə)
n
1. (Military) an officer responsible for accommodation, food, and equipment in a military unit
2. (Nautical Terms) a rating in the navy, usually a petty officer, with particular responsibility for steering a ship and other navigational duties
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quar•ter•mas•ter

(ˈkwɔr tərˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər)

n.
1. a military officer charged with providing quarters, clothing, food, etc., for a body of troops.
2. a petty officer having charge of a ship's helm and its navigating apparatus.
[1400–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quartermaster - an army officer who provides clothing and subsistence for troopsquartermaster - an army officer who provides clothing and subsistence for troops
army officer - an officer in the armed forces; "he's a retired army officer"
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Translations
ضابِط التَّموين والإمدادات
proviantní důstojníkubytovací důstojník
kvartermester
szállásmester
ráîsmaîur
levazım subayı

quartermaster

[ˈkwɔːtəˌmɑːstəʳ]
A. Nintendente m
B. CPD quartermaster general Nintendente m general
quartermaster sergeant Nbrigada m
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quartermaster

[ˈkwɔːrrmɑːstər] n
(MILITARY)intendant m militaire de troisième classe
(NAUTICAL, NAVAL)maître m de manœuvrequarter note n (US)noire fquarter pound nquart m de livrequarter-pound [ˌkwɔːrrˈpaʊnd] adjd'un quart de livrequarter-pounder [ˌkwɔːrrˈpaʊndər] n hamburger contenant un steak haché d'environ 100 gquarter turn nquart m de tour
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quartermaster

n
(Mil) → Quartiermeister m
(Navy) → Steuermannsmaat m; quartermaster’s storeVersorgungslager nt
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quartermaster

[ˈkwɔːtəˌmɑːstəʳ] n (Mil) → furiere m (Naut) → timoniere m
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quarter

(ˈkwoːtə) noun
1. one of four equal parts of something which together form the whole (amount) of the thing. There are four of us, so we'll cut the cake into quarters; It's (a) quarter past / (American) after four; In the first quarter of the year his firm made a profit; The shop is about a quarter of a mile away; an hour and a quarter; two and a quarter hours.
2. in the United States and Canada, (a coin worth) twenty-five cents, the fourth part of a dollar.
3. a district or part of a town especially where a particular group of people live. He lives in the Polish quarter of the town.
4. a direction. People were coming at me from all quarters.
5. mercy shown to an enemy.
6. the leg of a usually large animal, or a joint of meat which includes a leg. a quarter of beef; a bull's hindquarters.
7. the shape of the moon at the end of the first and third weeks of its cycle; the first or fourth week of the cycle itself.
8. one of four equal periods of play in some games.
9. a period of study at a college etc usually 10 to 12 weeks in length.
verb
1. to cut into four equal parts. We'll quarter the cake and then we'll all have an equal share.
2. to divide by four. If we each do the work at the same time, we could quarter the time it would take to finish the job.
3. to give (especially a soldier) somewhere to stay. The soldiers were quartered all over the town.
ˈquarterly adjective
happening, published etc once every three months. a quarterly journal; quarterly payments.
adverb
once every three months. We pay our electricity bill quarterly.
plural ˈquarterliesnoun
a magazine etc which is published once every three months.
ˈquarters noun plural
a place to stay especially for soldiers.
ˈquarter-deck noun
the part of the upper deck of a ship between the stern and the mast nearest it.
ˌquarter-ˈfinal noun
(often in plural) the third-last round in a competition.
ˌquarter-ˈfinalist noun
ˈquartermaster noun
an officer whose job is to provide soldiers with food, transport, a place to live etc.
at close quarters
close to; close together. The soldiers were fighting with the enemy at close quarters.
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And now abaft the flaming hatchway there were only we four surviving saloon passengers, the captain, his steward, the Zambesi negro, and the quarter-master at the wheel.
Gen Moazzam Ajaz, Quarter-Master General (QMG), Major General Naveed Safdar, Director General Army Lands, Dr.
The meeting was attended by Punjab Housing Minister Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed, Najeeb Haroon, MNA, Lt Gen Moazzam Ajaz, Quarter-Master General, Major General Naveed Safdar, Director General Army Lands, Dr Imran Zeb Khan, Secretary Housing, Arshad Dad, Yaqoob Tahir Izhar, Ali Zafar, Zaigham Mahmood Rizvi, Saleem Ranjha of Akhuwwat Foundation and others.