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quart

 (kwôrt)
n.
1. Abbr. qt. or q.
a. A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 1/4 gallon or 32 ounces (0.946 liter).
b. A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to 1/8 peck or 2 pints (1.101 liters).
c. A unit of volume or capacity in the British Imperial System, used in liquid and dry measure, equal to 1.201 US liquid quarts or 1.032 US dry quarts (1.136 liters). See Table at measurement.
2.
a. A container having a capacity of one quart.
b. The contents of such a container.

[Middle English, from Old French quarte, from Latin quārta, feminine of quārtus, fourth; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.]

quart

(kwɔːt)
n
1. (Units) a unit of liquid measure equal to a quarter of a gallon or two pints. 1 US quart (0.946 litre) is equal to 0.8326 UK quart. 1 UK quart (1.136 litres) is equal to 1.2009 US quarts
2. (Units) a unit of dry measure equal to 2 pints or one eighth of a peck
[C14: from Old French quarte, from Latin quartus fourth]

quart

n
1. (Card Games) piquet a sequence of four cards in the same suit
2. (Fencing) fencing a variant spelling of quarte
[C17: from French quarte fourth]

quart

(kwɔrt)

n.
1. a unit of liquid measure of capacity, equal to one fourth of a gallon, or 57.749 cubic inches (0.946 liter) in the U.S. and 69.355 cubic inches (1.136 liters) in Great Britain.
2. a unit of dry measure of capacity, equal to one eighth of a peck, or 67.201 cubic inches (1.101 liters).
3. a container holding or capable of holding a quart.
Abbr.: qt.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Old French quarte fourth part, quarter < Latin quārta, n. use of feminine of quārtus fourth (in order)]

quart.

1. quarter.
2. quarterly.

quart

(kwôrt)
A unit of volume or capacity used in liquid measure, equal to 1/4 of a gallon or 32 ounces (0.95 liter). See Table at measurement.

quart

(qt) A unit of volume, usually for liquids. 1 qt = 2 fl pt.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quart - a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ouncesquart - a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon
United States liquid unit - a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
pint - a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart
gal, gallon - United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
2.quart - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit - a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
pint - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters
congius, Imperial gallon, gallon - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
3.quart - a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inchesquart - a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches
United States dry unit - a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System
dry pint, pint - a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches
peck - a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
Translations
كوارت: مِكْيال يَسَع رُبْع غالون
kvart
engelsk rummål
kvorta
kvarta
kvart
dörtte bir galon

quart

[kwɔːt] N (gen) → cuarto m de galón (Brit = 1,136 litros; US = 0,946 litros)
you're trying to get a quart into a pint potestá claro que no cabe

quart

[ˈkwɔːrt] nlitre m

quart

1
n (Measure) → Quart nt; to try to put a quart into a pint pot (fig)Unmögliches versuchen

quart

2
n
(Fencing) → Quart f
(Cards) → Vierersequenz f, → Quart f; quart majorQuartmajor f

quart

[kwɔːt] nquarto di gallone (Brit = 1,136 litri; Am = 0,964 litri)

quart

(kwoː(r)t) noun
(a unit of liquid measure) one fourth of a gallon (1.136 litres in the UK and 0.946 liters in the US).

quart

n cuarto (de galón)
References in classic literature ?
We halted awhile at a little public house, where we had bread and cheese and a quart or two of fresh milk, out on the porch, with the big panorama all before us--and then moved on again.
Joseph seemed sitting in a sort of elysium alone, beside a roaring fire; a quart of ale on the table near him, bristling with large pieces of toasted oat-cake; and his black, short pipe in his mouth.
Livesey were seated together, finishing a quart of ale with a toast in it, before they should go aboard the schooner on a visit of inspection.
But my little nurse ran to my relief, and took me out, after I had swallowed above a quart of cream.
Life, Lady Stutfield, is simply a MAUVAIS QUART D'HEURE made up of exquisite moments.
I'm not a tipplin' man nor a drunkard-- nobody can say it on me--but I like a extry quart at Easter or Christmas time, as is nat'ral when we're goin' the rounds a- singin', an' folks offer't you for nothin'; or when I'm a- collectin' the dues; an' I like a pint wi' my pipe, an' a neighbourly chat at Mester Casson's now an' then, for I was brought up i' the Church, thank God, an' ha' been a parish clerk this two-an'-thirty year: I should know what the church religion is.
And I’ll drink out of the quart pot— Here’s a health to the barley mow.
While in their service at Fort Mandan, on the frontier, he had been seized with a whiskey mania; and, as the beverage was only to be procured at the company's store, it had been charged in his account at the rate of ten dollars a quart.
At evening time Moti Guj would wash down his three hundred pounds' weight of green food with a quart of arrack, and Deesa would take a share, and sing songs between Moti Guj's legs till it was time to go to bed.
Shuttleworthy's heart good to see the old fellow swallow it, as he did, quart after quart; so that, one day, when the wine was in and the wit as a natural consequence, somewhat out, he said to his crony, as he slapped him upon the back -- "I tell you what it is, 'Old Charley,' you are, by all odds, the heartiest old fellow I ever came across in all my born days; and, since you love to guzzle the wine at that fashion, I'll be darned if I don't have to make thee a present of a big box of the Chateau-Margaux.
When you arrived we were in for a peculiarly mauvais quart d'heure.
But you'll turn back and have a quart of beer wi' me on the strength o't, Pa'son Tringham?