fourth part


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Noun1.fourth part - one of four equal partsfourth part - one of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound"
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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The composition of the fourth part alone was broken by occasional interruptions.
I had formerly been surgeon of another ship where he was master, and a fourth part owner, in a voyage to the Levant.
All that day, though he waited for Mr Abel until evening, Kit kept clear of his mother's house, determined not to anticipate the pleasures of the morrow, but to let them come in their full rush of delight; for to-morrow was the great and long looked-for epoch in his life--to-morrow was the end of his first quarter--the day of receiving, for the first time, one fourth part of his annual income of Six Pounds in one vast sum of Thirty Shillings--to-morrow was to be a half-holiday devoted to a whirl of entertainments, and little Jacob was to know what oysters meant, and to see a play.
But when it was observed that even inside the harbor the boats were tossed to and fro, and that beyond the jetty the waves rose mountains high, dashing upon the shore with a terrible uproar, it will readily be believed that not one of those frail boats would be able with safety to reach a fourth part of the distance between the shore and the vessels at anchor.
She begged, while she had strength; when she was starving at last, and her milk failing, she stole a piece of linen cloth of the value of a fourth part of a cent, thinking to sell it and save her child.
Look on those spears--they are but a fourth part of the number I can muster: that is my answer.
Will you say the fourth part, Richard, instead of the half?
"Well," said the curate, "that and the second, third, and fourth parts all stand in need of a little rhubarb to purge their excess of bile, and they must be cleared of all that stuff about the Castle of Fame and other greater affectations, to which end let them be allowed the over-seas term, and, according as they mend, so shall mercy or justice be meted out to them; and in the mean time, gossip, do you keep them in your house and let no one read them."
Abdel Gawad noted that the fourth part was exhibited at the "Macquarie Museum" and was bought by the museum's management in 1995.
KARACHI -- SOC Films, helmed by the two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, releases the fourth part from Pakistan's first Climate Change Animated Series.
The fourth part is still interesting to play, but remains primarily in a supporting role.