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quad 1

 (kwŏd)
n.
A quadrangle: cadets forming up in the barracks quad.

quad 2

 (kwŏd)
n. Printing

quad 3

 (kwŏd)
adj.
Quadruple.
n.
1. Something having four identifiable or prominent parts or members.
2. Something capable of carrying or moving four people or things, as a chairlift.
3. A quadruplet.

quad 4

 (kwŏd)
adj.
Quadraphonic.

quad 5

 (kwŏd)
n. Slang
A quadriceps muscle: stretched her quads before sprinting.
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quad

(kwɒd)
n
(Architecture) short for quadrangle2

quad

(kwɒd)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a block of type metal used for spacing

quad

(kwɒd)
n
a variant spelling of quod

quad

(kwɒd)
n
short for quadruplet1

quad

(kwɒd)
adj, n
(Electronics) short for quadraphonic or quadraphonics
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quad1

(kwɒd)

n.
a quadrangle, as on a college campus.

quad2

(kwɒd)

n., v. quad•ded, quad•ding. n.
1. Also called quadrat. a piece of type metal of less height than the lettered types, serving to cause a blank in printed matter, used for spacing.
v.t.
2. to space out (matter) by means of quads.
[1875–80; short for quadrat]

quad3

(kwɒd)

n.
a quadruplet.
[1895–1900; shortened form]

quad4

(kwɒd)
adj.
1. quadraphonic.
n.
2. quadraphonic sound, or an electronic system for reproducing it.
[1965–70; by shortening]

quad6

(kwɒd)

n.
a quadriplegic.
[1975–80; by shortening]

quad7

(kwɒd)
n.
a unit of energy equal to a quadrillion British thermal units.
[1970–75; short for quadrillion]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quad - one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
sib, sibling - a person's brother or sister
2.quad - a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
extensor, extensor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
3.quad - (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences
hair space - (printing) the narrowest of the spaces used to separate words or letters
type - a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper; "he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up"
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
4.quad - a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
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quad

noun
An area partially or entirely enclosed by walls or buildings:
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Translations

quad

[kwɒd]
A. ABBR
1. (Archit)
see quadrangle 2
2. =quadruplet
3. =quadruple
4. (Typ) → cuadratín m
B. CPD quad bike N motocicleta de cuatro ruedas
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quad

[ˈkwɒd] n abbr
(=quadruplet) → quadruplé(e) m/f
(=quadrangle) (= courtyard) → cour fquad bike nquad m
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quad

n
abbr of quadrangleHof m
abbr of quadrupletVierling m
(Typ) abbr of quadratQuadrat nt, → Blockade f; em quadGeviert nt; en quadHalbgeviert nt
(Comput) abbr of quadruple; quad densityVierfachdichte f

quad (ATV)

, quad bike
n (= four-wheeler)Quad nt, → vierrädriges Motorrad
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quadrangle

(ˈkwodrӕŋgl) noun
(abbreviation quad (kwod) ) a four-sided open space surrounded by buildings, especially in a school, college etc.
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