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three-quarter

  
   , three quarter         
You can use three-quarter to describe something which is three fourths of the usual size or three fourths of a standard measurement.      adj   ADJ n  
Choose short or three-quarter sleeves for summer., ...a session which lasted one and three-quarter hours.     
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three     ( threes    plural  ) Three is the number 3.      num  
We waited three months before going back to see the specialist.     


three-cornered     
If you describe something such as a disagreement, competition, or game as three-cornered, you mean that it involves three people, groups, or teams.  
  (mainly BRIT)      adj   usu ADJ n  
...the three-cornered struggle between employers and male and female workers.     
three-dimensional  
1       adj   A three-dimensional object is solid rather than flat, because it can be measured in three different directions, usually the height, length, and width. The abbreviation 3-D can also be used.  
...a three-dimensional model.     
2       adj   A three-dimensional picture, image, or film looks as though it is deep or solid rather than flat. The abbreviation 3-D can also be used.  
...new software, which generates both two-dimensional drawings and three-dimensional images.     
3       adj   If you describe fictional characters as three-dimensional you mean that they seem real and natural.,   (approval)    She emerges as a full, three-dimensional character in a way that few horror genre heroines ever do.     
4       adj   Three-dimensional art or design is produced by carving or shaping stone, wood, clay, or other materials. The abbreviation 3-D can also be used.  
ADJ n  
...a degree in three-dimensional art.     
three-fourths     
In American English, people sometimes use three-fourths to mean three-quarters.      quant   QUANT of n  
Three-fourths of the apartments in the ghetto had no heat...     
      Three-fourths is also a pronoun., pron  
He has just under 1,600 delegates, about three-fourths what he needs to win the Democratic presidential nomination.     
three-line whip        ( three-line whips    plural  ) A three-line whip is a situation where the MPs in a political party are ordered to attend parliament and vote in a particular way on a particular issue.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
three-piece  
1       adj   A three-piece suit is a set of three pieces of matching clothing, usually a man's jacket, waistcoat, and trousers.  
ADJ n  
2       adj   A three-piece suite is a sofa and two matching armchairs.  
  (mainly BRIT)   ADJ n  
three-point turn        ( three-point turns    plural  ) When the driver of a vehicle does a three-point turn, he or she turns the vehicle by driving forwards in a curve, then backwards in a curve, and then forwards in a curve.      n-count  
three-quarter      , three quarter  
You can use three-quarter to describe something which is three fourths of the usual size or three fourths of a standard measurement.      adj   ADJ n  
Choose short or three-quarter sleeves for summer., ...a session which lasted one and three-quarter hours.     
three-quarters     
Three-quarters is an amount that is three out of four equal parts of something.      quant   QUANT of n  
Three-quarters of the country's workers took part in the strike..., It took him about three-quarters of an hour.     
      Three-quarters is also a pronoun., pron  
Road deaths have increased by three-quarters...     
      Three-quarters is also an adverb., adv   ADV adj/-ed  
We were left with an open bottle of champagne three-quarters full...     
three Rs     
When talking about children's education, the three Rs are the basic skills of reading, writing, and arithmetic.      n-plural   the N  
three-wheeler        ( three-wheelers    plural  ) A three-wheeler is a bicycle or car with three wheels.      n-count  

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n.
one of the three temperaments described by WH Sheldon, characterized by hedonism, conviviality and extroversion.
[Psych.]
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
n.
A currency coin worth $1.00 in Canada. Bigger than a quarter but smaller than a tooney.
looney also can mean strange or weird. ex.He had always been a little bit looney.
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