- present participle of quarter
quartering (plural quarterings)
- A division into four parts.
- The act of providing housing for military personnel, especially when imposed upon the home of a private citizen.
- The method of capital punishment where a criminal is cut into four pieces.
- (heraldry) The division of a shield containing different coats of arms into four or more compartments.
- (heraldry) One of the different coats of arms arranged upon an escutcheon, denoting the descent of the bearer.
- (architecture) A series of quarters, or small upright posts.
- (historical) The practice of docking 15 minutes' pay from a worker who arrived late (even by less than 15 minutes).
quartering (not comparable)
- (nautical) Coming from a point well abaft the beam, but not directly astern; said of waves or any moving object.
- (engineering) At right angles, as the cranks of a locomotive, which are in planes forming a right angle with each other.
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