How To Use One-quarter In A Sentence

  • Spirits of wine, four quarts; essence of cedrate, two drams; essence violets, one-quarter ounce; essence of neroli, one-half ounce; otto of roses, twenty drops; orange flower essence, one ounce; oil of rosemary, thirty drops; oils of bergamot and neroli, each one-half ounce. The Ladies Book of Useful Information Compiled from many sources
  • The fog is lifting, but too slowly, and we are just approaching one-quarter mile now.
  • They also fear that the province could monkey with the traditional rule of thumb that sees the poor pay one-quarter of their income for their homes.
  • Adjust the drills to place the seed one-quarter of an inch deep.
  • The (actual sail) is made of aluminized Mylar about one-quarter the thickness of a trash bag. Solar sails to take flight - Boing Boing
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  • At the end of the exit ramp, go left for one-quarter mile to Forest Service Road 4832 and turn right.
  • Top each breast with one-quarter-cup sauce and three-quarter-ounce cheese.
  • In WW I just over one-quarter of the diseases for which British soldiers were hospitalized were venereal.
  • In contrast, about one-quarter of nonworking mothers say that they would like to have a regular paid job, but are prevented from seeking work by having to look after children.
  • This Internet Explorer add-on doesn't offer nearly one-third, or maybe even one-quarter, of the sheer click-on/click-off options as the original, but that's not exactly a put-down.
  • Over one-quarter of the adult population are not fully literate.
  • YANGON, MYANMAR: The number of foreign tourists who visited Myanmar in the first nine months of 2008 was almost one-quarter less than for the same period a year earlier, official statistics show. My Sinchew -
  • Recycling glass saves one-quarter to one-third the energy used for virgin materials.
  • It was estimated in 1930 that 18 per cent of the riflemen in an average regiment had never fired a rifle and one-quarter had never thrown a grenade.
  • The way that we're living now is good - we're not driven by a desire to get a raise or climb up the ladder because we're pretty much at the top of what we're doing already, he says, and as one-quarter of the most blathered and blogged about band in Britain, he's got a point. Wu Lyf: better the devil you don't know
  • I know of no problem that faces us more at the present time than the one of marketing the product that we grow in competition with the tremendously increasing imports from abroad, brought in from countries where labor costs anywhere from twenty to fifty cents a day, and at the highest a dollar a day for what they call skilled labor, most of it twenty to fifty cents, and with freight rates across the Atlantic that amount to less than half of our freight rates, or one-quarter of them. Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 13th Annual Meeting Rochester, N.Y. September, 7, 8 and 9, 1922
  • Both Fannie and Freddie also tack on what they call adverse-market fees of one-quarter of 1% to all loans just to get you seated at the table. latimes.com - News
  • The number of black cows was one-quarter plus one-fifth the total of the dappled.
  • Prepare a sauce with one tablespoonful of butter, blended with one of flour and one cupful of chicken stock (made from the neck and wing tips), one-half of a cupful of cream, one teaspoonful of lemon juice, a saltspoon of salt, one-quarter as much pepper and the yolks of two eggs. Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition) How to Cook and Use Rarer Vegetables and Herbs
  • And the one and one-quarter pound lobster is super sweet.
  • Monocots comprise one-quarter of all flowering plant species, most of these are orchids, grasses, sedges, palms, and aroids.
  • Infections of this intestinal roundworm, called ascariasis, are extremely common in rural communities around the world and affect as many as 1.5 billion people, almost one-quarter of the world's population. undefined
  • This is only about one-quarter of the low-income families eligible for federal housing assistance.
  • Imagine being able to count on your club qualifying for the postseason through one-quarter century.
  • No. Only, "That no merchant, cooper or any other person whatever, shall, after the first day of the first month, sell any wine under one-quarter of a cask, neither by quart, gallon or any other measure, _but only such taverners as are licensed to sell by the gallon_. Grappling with the Monster The Curse and the Cure of Strong Drink
  • The craft will join a flotilla of Royal Navy ships and nearly one-quarter of the British Army.
  • A flashing icon alerts viewers when mail arrives, and the TV screen can be shrunk to one-quarter size while the viewer reads and responds to the mail.
  • “My favorite statistic is that one-quarter of the members of the National Academy of Sciences were born abroad,” I was told by Harold Varmus, the president of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and himself an academy member (and Nobel Prize winner). How America Can Rise Again
  • It will be simplest to not sell the carcass in any greater break down than one-half of one-half which is equivalent to one-quarter of beef but includes half the meat from the forequarter and half from the hindquarter.
  • Nearly half of Britons – 44 per cent – are discomgoogolation sufferers, according to a survey, with more than one-quarter – 27 per cent – admitting to rising stress levels when they are unable to go online. Internet News: Internet Culture Archives
  • One-half ounce balsam copaiba, one-quarter ounce liquorice powder, one-half drachm piperine. One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed
  • Add the peppercorns and deglaze with one-quarter cup water.
  • Of those which are recorded as crimes, the police trace about one-quarter to an offender or suspected offender.
  • It has 18 months from the June 30 date of listing to raise the portion of shares in public hands to one-quarter of the company.
  • One-quarter of the territory endures practically in its wild state with rainforests, dry tropical forest, and savannas.
  • Denmarkcontrols Danish Straits (Skagerrak and Kattegat) linking Baltic and North Seas; about one-quarter of the population lives in greater Copenhagen Geography-note
  • Polystyrene's bulky foreverness accounts for one-quarter of our landfill waste. Simran Sethi: Life Cycle: Styrofoam: Mark of the Plastic Beast
  • AVON, Colorado - Stubborn, sky-high flames ravaged nearly one-quarter of the pool building at Beaver Creek West Condominiums early Wednesday morning in Avon, Colorado. The Vail Trail - All Sections
  • The number of black bulls was one-quarter plus one-fifth the dappled bulls plus the brown bulls.
  • Dr Kelvin Ho, a specialist in nephrology, says that one-quarter of his patients have been taking Myfortic since its introduction and the results are positive so far.
  • The estimated cost of maintaining the campaign in the Netherlands was 1.2 million florins / month, yet the military treasury received only one-quarter that amount from Spain.
  • One-quarter of the territory endures practically in its wild state with rainforests, dry tropical forest, and savannas.
  • The recession shaved another $929 billion from the surplus projection, or about one-quarter of the loss.
  • Regarding regulatory czar Cass Sunstein's Aug. 23 op-ed, "Washington Is Eliminating Red Tape" : The savings outlined by Mr. Sunstein don't even represent one-quarter of 1% of total private-sector compliance costs—and that assumes that the savings are realized and not just bureaucratic finagling for political purposes. Mr. Sunstein Can't Be Serious About Cutting Red Tape
  • Apply the carbon in a band under the plants, rather than broadcast, so that only one-quarter to one-third of the 900 pounds is needed.
  • The craft will join a flotilla of Royal Navy ships and nearly one-quarter of the British Army.
  • Women's participation in political institutions also shows inequality: On the communal, cantonal, and federal levels, women represent one-third of candidates and only one-quarter of those elected.
  • Both Fannie and Freddie also tack on what they call adverse-market fees of one-quarter of 1 percent to all loans - the equivalent of cover charges at a night club - just to get you seated at the table. The Seattle Times
  • Over one-quarter of the adult population are not fully literate.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops", 8.4 million copies sold: According to NPD, the blockbuster game title accounted for one-quarter of all game titles sold in November. Forbes.com: News
  • Over one-quarter of the adult population are not fully literate.
  • More than one-quarter of Australia's civic memorials are obelisks or columns - traditional cemetery forms.
  • One-quarter of this extracellular fluid is contained within blood vessels as the plasma space.
  • Geography—note: controls Danish Straits (Skagerrak and Kattegat) linking Baltic and North Seas; about one-quarter of the population lives in greater Copenhagen Denmark
  • Yet I believe the exit polls have the white Catholic vote shrinking from more than one-third of the population to less than one-quarter.
  • Although most injuries to the talus can be successfully treated using traditional "first-line" therapies involving removal of dead tissue (called "debridement") and drilling, about one-fifth to one-quarter of people with ankle injuries need additional "second-line" restorative treatment to heal successfully, said lead author Matthew Mitchell, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in private practice in Casper, Wyoming. Medindia Health News
  • Half the male population is economically active, compared to one-quarter of the female population.
  • The oldest name in vinous Australia, the Barossa Valley, is home to many producers, controlling one-quarter of total Australian production.
  • Likewise, a Handycam camcorder user can transfer approximately 175 minutes of HD video or a 30GB file (taken in 1920x1080 on HDRCX110) in 17 minutes, via the compatible high-speed adaptor, which is one-quarter of the time it takes to download from a MobileTechReview
  • Mix well together one-half a coffeecupful of molasses, one-quarter of The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) The Whole Comprising a Comprehensive Cyclopedia of Information for the Home
  • One caste cuts foliage and leaves—their mandibular muscles make up one-quarter of their entire body mass—and some tropical ecologists estimate that the leaf-cutter colonies may harvest up to 17 percent of the total leaf production of a tropical rainforest where they thrive, in Mexico and Central and South America. SuperCooperators
  • Although not in a significant proportion, seeds produced by selfing often show a bimodal weight distribution, with about one-quarter of seeds lighter than others (data not shown).
  • From one-quarter to one-fifth were family- and sex-related offenses, including adultery, incest, concubinage, and rape.
  • Even more surprising, the study also claims that sport fishing accounts for nearly one-quarter of the catch of many overfished species such as red snapper, red drum, and bocaccio. Sport Fishing Catches Heat
  • They said public comment will help decide the fate of Fanita Ranch, which covers one-quarter of the city.
  • More than one-quarter of schools which responded to a question on indiscipline said it reached serious or very serious levels.
  • Half the male population is economically active, compared to one-quarter of the female population.
  • In 1980-81 the highest 10% of earners paid approximately one-quarter of their earnings in direct taxation.
  • Lightly whisk one-quarter of the whites into the custard to loosen it slightly, then carefully fold in the remainder.

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