- of or relating to the contest or round preceding the semifinal one.
- a quarterfinal contest or round.
Origin of quarterfinal
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Examples from the Web for quarterfinal
On Wednesday afternoon Fijian time, Slater was poised to surf against Hawaiian Sebastian Zietz in a quarterfinal heat.
Kelly Slater scored a 20 out of 20 possible points in a quarterfinal heat for the Volcom Fiji Pro.
And for the first time in his career, as he limped in and out of the French Open quarterfinal, he looked his age.Roger Federer’s Hair Evolution
June 9, 2013
He lost the French Open final to Nadal and a quarterfinal match at Wimbledon.Roger Federer: The Transformation of a Tennis Star
July 8, 2012
After the final whistle, the Ghanaian players danced on the field, celebrating their quarterfinal date with Uruguay.U.S. Falls to Ghana
June 24, 2010
- the round before the semifinal in a competition
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