A quarter is one-fourth, ¼, 25% or 0.25 (the reciprocal of 4). The term may also refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit

  • Quarter note, in music one quarter of a whole note
  • Quarter-note = 78, also known as The Violin Concerto by the American composer John Adams, written in 1993
  • Quarterly, a magazine published four times a year
  • Quarters (game), drinking game
  • "Quarters", also known as bloody knuckles, a schoolyard game involving quarters or other coins
  • Quarters!, a 2015 album by the psychedelic rock group King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard



  • Close quarters battle, a confrontation of small units engaging the enemy with personal weapons at very short range
  • General quarters, a naval status requiring all hands to go to battle stations
  • Headquarters, the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated
  • Military quarters, also known as barracks




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