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last quarter

(third quarter) See phases, lunar.

last quarter

[′last ′kwȯrd·ər]
(astronomy)
The phase of the moon at western quadrature, half of the illuminated hemisphere being visible from the earth; has the characteristic half-moon shape.
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However, piracy activities resumed in the last quarter of the year under review with four different attacks on vessels within the nation's waters.
Banks also disclosed the financial impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma last quarter.
More than two-thirds of companies reported that healthcare is the labor cost component that increased the fastest last quarter - nearly five times greater than the next component.
In the last quarter alone, PSC's non consolidated gross profit and gross margin rate were NT$4.
The employment picture has deteriorated as hiring plans decreased from last quarter (14 percent versus 21 percent last quarter); expectations for further reductions increased (39 percent versus 32 percent last quarter); and 47 percent of financial executives from larger companies said they were expecting reductions.
The network, which offers classical music, jazz, world music, drama and arts, recovered from what the BBC said was a "disappointing" performance last quarter of 1.
While polyethylene took a dip in the last quarter of 2006, the Midwest reprocessor says orders have been coming in at higher rates in January.
CONSTRUCTION orders rose slightly in the last quarter of 2006, according to new figures.
A letter of intent was signed in February 2005 and the order is included in the order book for the last quarter of 2005.
Sun has led the TWS market for over eight years, and grew last quarter in both unit and shipment terms while all other system providers lost ground.
Meanwhile in Wales, manuf acturers reported an increase in home sales but a decrease in home orders on last quarter, and a fall in export sales.