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  • n. Plural form of fourth.


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  • I used the same cookie recipe as I did for the swirl chip cookies, only I doubled it, then separated the dough in fourths using about 1 cup of chopped candy/chips in each.


  • We cut them in fourths so we could sample a few different flavors.

    Bits & Pieces: Krust vs. Dutchy, More Cupcakes & The El Sabroso Bounce | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • The requirement of two thirds plus three fourths is even more stringent than it first looks.


  • I love these type of salads and could eat them by the buckets but sadly my family doesn't: - (So when they aren't looking I treat myself with these recipes cut in fourths!

    A Shockingly Successful Lemon Garbanzo Salad With Feta Cheese

  • And 20th-century composer Paul Hindemith is represented by his musical setting of the recipe for a magic spell, projected through his trademark harmonies built on the musical intervals known as fourths (which connect his sound to that of the Middle Ages 'Perotin).

    The Art of the Madrigal

  • The instrument is divided into fourths, that is, into four sets of chords.

    Another World Fragments from the Star City of Montalluyah

  • The notes are arranged chromatically in rows, and vertically by fourths, which is analogous to the four low strings on a guitar in standard tuning, and allows for easy chording.

    MAKE Magazine

  • There are times when children push lovingly prepared food around their plate with a look of undisguised horror on their faces, and there are times when they devour everything you put in front of them and then look put out when there isn't enough for 'fourths'.

    Feed me

  • Results from a logistic regression model, with attending a diverse congregation three fourths or less are of the same race or ethnicity as the respondent as the dependent variable.

    American Grace

  • Or if you do that, and some guys have got injuries and they're not allowed to participate; is it worse because then you've got three fourths of the team out there? ...

    In Caps' team meeting, Boudreau preaches consistency


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