the fourth part of the distance between any two adjacent points of the 32 marked on a compass, being 2° 48′ 45″.
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What does “yare” mean?
Also called quarter.
Origin of quarter point
First recorded in 1720–30
Words nearby quarter point
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Example sentences from the Web for quarter point
Every man should be able to identify and name any point or quarter-point on the compass card.Lectures in Navigation|Ernest Gallaudet Draper