three-quarters love

Definitions

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  • adj. three-quarter

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. three of four equal parts

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Examples

  • Description: If your elbow is even with your shoulder and your wrist above your elbow, call it three-quarters.

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • Actually, I'm five feet five and three-quarters, which is an above average height for the American woman.

    Number 6 Fumbles

  • Description: “If your elbow is even with your shoulder and your wrist above your elbow, call it three-quarters … Ferguson Jenkins look(s) like (a) sidearmer because (he is) so tall and reach(es) out so far, but at the point of release (he) still (has) the wrist above the elbow.”

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • Description: “If your elbow is even with your shoulder and your wrist above your elbow, call it three-quarters … Don Drysdale look(s) like (a) sidearmer because (he is) so tall and reach(es) out so far, but at the point of release (he) still (has) the wrist above the elbow … Don Drysdale looked like a sidearm pitcher because he was so tall, but he took his stride straight ahead and reached out wide.”

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • When polled, “nearly three-quarters of physicians supported some form of a public option, either alone or in combination with private insurance options,”.

    Think Progress » Lieberman Gets A Chuckle Out Of Peddling Far-Right Nuke Myth

  • A new Washington Post/ABC News poll finds “three-quarters of Americans say that they support openly gay people serving in the U.S. military.”

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 12, 2010

  • If you've seen these kinds of movies before, you'll likely end up like me, figuring out what the missing piece of the puzzle is very early, then be forced to sit through the other three-quarters of the films waiting to have your suspicions confirmed in rather anticlimactic fashion.

    Rabid Rewind: Surveillance

  • For the first three-quarters of the book, I was content with the rather contemporary plot of Scott trying to avoid confrontation with Knives, while at the same time pursuing a relationship with his dream girl, Ramona Flowers.

    Getting Graphic: "Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life (Vol. 1)" by Bryan Lee O' Malley

  • Nearly three-quarters of them have one living parent, yet the number of children in care has more than doubled in five years.

    UNICEF Concern Prompts Cambodian Investigation of Orphanages

  • Year-to-year, unemployment was lower in nearly three-quarters of counties.

    Economic stress index is lower than January 2010, but up from Dec.

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