Three-quarter length
Three-quarter Three"-quar`ter, a. (Paint.) Measuring thirty inches by twenty-five; -- said of portraitures. [1913 Webster]

{Three-quarter length}, a portrait showing the figure to the hips only. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • three-quarter length — noun Three quarter length is used before these nouns: ↑coat, ↑sleeve …   Collocations dictionary

  • three-quarter-length — three quarˈter length adjective (of a coat, sleeve, etc) being three quarters of the full length • • • Main Entry: ↑three …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-quarter-length — almost full length; length of a dress or skirt that reaches the middle of the lower leg …   English contemporary dictionary

  • three-quarter — adj [only before noun] three quarters of the full size, length etc of something ▪ a three quarter violin ▪ a three quarter length coat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • three-quarter — adjective used for describing something that is three quarters of the normal length or size of something: a three quarter length sleeve …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • three-quarter — three quarter, three quarters The noun expressing a fraction is three quarters (with hyphen). The adjectival form is three quarter (e.g. a three quarter length coat), and this is also the form for the players in a rugby team …   Modern English usage

  • Three-quarter — Three quar ter, a. (Paint.) Measuring thirty inches by twenty five; said of portraitures. [1913 Webster] {Three quarter length}, a portrait showing the figure to the hips only. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three-quarter — I. adjective or three quarters ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ 1. a. : of, relating to, or being a painted portrait measuring 30 by 25 inches or one showing the figure down to the hips only b. : of, relating to, or being a photographic portrait …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-quarter — also three quarter ADJ: ADJ n You can use three quarter to describe something which is three fourths of the usual size or three fourths of a standard measurement. Choose short or three quarter sleeves for summer. ...a session which lasted one and …   English dictionary

  • three-quarter — adjective (only before noun) three quarters of the full size, length etc of something: a three quarter violin | a three quarter length coat (=one that ends a little above your knees) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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