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quar·to

 (kwôr′tō)
n. pl. quar·tos
1. The page size obtained by folding a whole sheet into four leaves.
2. A book composed of pages of this size.

[Short for Middle English (in) quarto, (in) the fourth part (of a sheet), from Medieval Latin (in) quārtō, from Latin, ablative of quārtus, fourth; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.]

quarto

(ˈkwɔːtəʊ)
n, pl -tos
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a book size resulting from folding a sheet of paper, usually crown or demy, into four leaves or eight pages, each one quarter the size of the sheet. Often written: 4to or
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (formerly) a size of cut paper 10 in. by 8 in. (25.4 cm by 20.3 cm)
[C16: from New Latin phrase in quartō in quarter]

quar•to

(ˈkwɔr toʊ)

n., pl. -tos,
adj. n.
1. a book size of about 9½x 12 in. (24 x 30 cm), determined by folding printed sheets twice to form four leaves or eight pages. Symbol: 4to, 4°
2. a book of this size.
adj.
3. bound in quarto.
[1580–90; short for New Latin in quārtō in fourth (Latin quārtō, abl. singular of quartus fourth)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quarto - the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leavesquarto - the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves
size - the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe"
Translations
quart

quarto

[ˈkwɔːtəʊ]
A. ADJ [volume] → en cuarto; [paper] → tamaño m holandesa
B. Nlibro m en cuarto

quarto

[ˈkwɔːrtəʊ]
adj [edition, volume, paper] → in-quarto inv
nin-quarto m inv

quarto

n (Typ) → Quart(format) nt
attr paper, volumein Quart

quarto

[ˈkwɔːtəʊ] adjin quarto