quarte


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quarte

(kart)
n
(Fencing) the fourth of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing
[C18: from French, fem of quart a quarter]
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In spite of the complaints of the French as to the nonobservance of the rules, in spite of the fact that to some highly placed Russians it seemed rather disgraceful to fight with a cudgel and they wanted to assume a pose en quarte or en tierce according to all the rules, and to make an adroit thrust en prime, and so on- the cudgel of the people's war was lifted with all its menacing and majestic strength, and without consulting anyone's tastes or rules and regardless of anything else, it rose and fell with stupid simplicity, but consistently, and belabored the French till the whole invasion had perished.
And without losing a minute, thinking he saw an opening, he thrust his right in and forced Mordaunt to parry a counter en quarte so fine that the point of the weapon might have turned within a wedding ring.
And already, with a sort of fear, a sort of sinking in my heart, I could hear the cries of the croupiers-- "Trente et un, rouge, impair et passe," "Quarte, noir, pair et manque.
As such, the analyst is lowering his unit delivery numbers for the quarter from 88k to 84K units to better reflect his view of demand this quarte. Ives continues to believe the biggest overhang around the story is Tesla's ability to hit its overall unit guidance for 2019 of 360k to 400k units as this will be the telling tale of demand trends as Tesla is now a "demand story" rather than a production story.