quarter-hour


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quarter-hour

a period of 15 minutes
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The minute repeater mechanism consists of over 100 components, including the activation system (the slide-piece that sets the chime in motion), the snails (which keep track of the time shown on the dial), hour, quarter-hour and minute pieces (which transfer information from the snails to the hammer), the striking mechanism itself (hammers that hit the gongs, tiny pieces of wire coiled just inside the periphery of the case), and the centrifugal governor (which regularizes the striking speed of the hammers so that they don't slow down as the chime progresses).
Gloucester spent three minutes with 13 men, and were then forced to battle the remaining quarter-hour a man light.
WORLD CUP STORY SO FAR Total Average Projected total Points 736 46 2,208 Tries 825 246 Shirts 943 78 3,772 Distances 358 22 1,074 After 16 of 48 matches Expect slow start RUGBY UNION TAKE a chance on the first try in this morning's France v Canada match arriving after the quarter-hour mark, writes Graham Woods.
After holding their rivals for more than an hour, the Bahrainis gave up two goals in the final quarter-hour to fall to their second straight defeat and to sixth place overall.
Vagner Love had put the Russians ahead when he finished a well-worked move just before the quarter-hour mark and was a constant threat.
Darlington took the lead on the quarter-hour mark when Ben Yolland smashed home a drive from the edge of the box.
But it was the home pack who opened the scoring, driving Dave Clements over approaching the quarter-hour mark.
The peak figure came in the last quarter-hour of the match, which saw Massimo Maccarone fire Boro into the final with his 89th-minute header.
Sure, in average quarter-hour numbers with adults 25-54, The Buzz beat out Bob Robbins and KSSN-FM, 95.
And it was Pitt who broke the deadlock on the quarter-hour mark as he drilled left footed into the bottom corner from 25 yards.
Last fall's Arbitron ratings showed that 30,700 people were listening to KMOX in the average daily quarter-hour while the audiences were 25,100 for KEZK and 20,400 for WIL.
A disallowed Hull try for deliberate obstruction preceded a McKenzie penalty on the quarter-hour.