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three-quarter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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three-quarterthree-ˈquarter adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 HMNthree quarters of the full size, length etc of something 🔊 a three-quarter violin 🔊 a three-quarter length coat
Examples from the Corpus
three-quarterPrince of Thieves is a three-quarter brother to Timber Country, the 1995 Preakness winner.The same approach is applied to the whole body of a three-quarter length figure, which is the culmination of the series.He was wearing black track suit bottoms, black white and yellow T-shirt and three-quarter length yellow coat.Writtle College has also signposted the three-quarter mile circular trail route, built stiles and bridged a large ditch.As the men cleared away the dishes, a three-quarter moon rose and shone through the windows that looked toward the meadow.a three-quarter moonI was grateful for the three-quarter moon.The hall clock struck the half hour, the three-quarter, two o'clock, and still she sat.three-quarter lengthBy 1965 things had eased, but my detective inspector still railed against my three-quarter length corduroy car-coat with its red lining.The same approach is applied to the whole body of a three-quarter length figure, which is the culmination of the series.In the three-quarter length figures the sides of the body are pulled or folded outwards to broaden and expand the trunk.The most classic coat is the cashmere three-quarter length in navy or tan.The museum still lacked, as curator Jan Piet Filedt Kok said, a three-quarter length male portrait from the 1630s.Pictured above, olive green wool coat, £218; mustard three-quarter length sweater, £107; leggings £108.He was wearing black track suit bottoms, black white and yellow T-shirt and three-quarter length yellow coat.
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