one-quarter


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Noun1.one-quarter - one of four equal partsone-quarter - one of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound"
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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Both of Mars' moons are vastly nearer her than is our moon to Earth; the nearer moon being but about five thousand miles distant, while the further is but little more than fourteen thousand miles away, against the nearly one-quarter million miles which separate us from our moon.
The frozen little isle of Iceland has one-quarter as many; and even into Turkey, which was a forbidden land under the regime of the old Sultan, the Young Turks are importing boxes of telephones and coils of copper wire.
It is as crooked as any brook, and only from one-quarter to two-thirds as wide as the Mississippi.