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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 ?
The bag is opened, and several quarts of tin money shower down upon the stage till it is quite glorified with the glitter.
With them Wing Biddlebaum had picked as high as a hundred and forty quarts of strawberries in a day.
Most statistical tables are parchingly dry in the reading; not so in the present case, however, where the reader is flooded with whole pipes, barrels, quarts, and gills of good gin and good cheer.
three quarts of double ale had rendered thee as free as thy master, ay, and freer too, if he be a Saxon like thyself.
As he could not lift the whole pailful of water at once, he fetched a milk jug, and ladled quarts of water into the pail by degrees.
With less than three reals, six quarts of it may be made," said Don Quixote.
A single plant of this species will give eight or ten quarts of milk per day.
The youth went with his friend, feeling a desire to throw his heated body onto the stream and, soaking there, drink quarts.
The machinery was not in motion, and but a few of the shop doors unbarred, when he alighted in the stable yard of the tavern, and made it his first business to order the mare four quarts of oats.
I say if you found a house where the door was blue and the blind green, where there was a back garden and no front garden, where cats were common and dogs instantly shot, where tea was drunk in quarts and coffee forbidden--then you would know you had found the house.
Jack went out to get a napoleon changed, so as to have money suited to the general cheapness of things, and came back and said he bad "swamped the bank, had bought eleven quarts of coin, and the head of the firm had gone on the street to negotiate for the balance of the change.
I gave him water with a little milk in it, and he drank it in great gulps, two quarts or so, without stopping.