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Meaning of QUART

Pronunciation:  kwort

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon
  2. [n]  a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches
  3. [n]  a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters
 

QUART is a 5 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: dry quart
 
 See Also: British capacity unit, congius, dry pint, gal, gallon, Imperial capacity unit, Imperial gallon, peck, pint, United States dry unit, United States liquid unit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quart\, n. [F. quart, n. masc., fr. L. quartus the
    fourth, akin to quattuor four. See {Four}, and cf. 2d
    {Carte}, {Quarto}.]
    The fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth.
    [Obs.]
    
          Camber did possess the western quart.    --Spenser.
    
    
  2. \Quart\, n. [F. quarte, n. fem., fr. quart fourth. See
    {Quart} a quarter.]
    1. A measure of capacity, both in dry and in liquid measure;
       the fourth part of a gallon; the eighth part of a peck;
       two pints.
    
    Note: In imperial measure, a quart is forty English fluid
          ounces; in wine measure, it is thirty-two American
          fluid ounces. The United States dry quart contains
          67.20 cubic inches, the fluid quart 57.75. The English
          quart contains 69.32 cubic inches.
    
    2. A vessel or measure containing a quart.
    
    
  3. \Quart\, n. [See {Quart} a quarter.]
    In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf.
    {Tierce}, 4. --Hoyle.
    
    
 

 

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