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quart

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noun \ˈkwȯrt\

Simple Definition of quart

  • : a unit of liquid measurement equal to two U.S. pints or 0.946 liters

  • : a unit of liquid measurement equal to two British pints or 1.14 liters

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of quart

  1. 1 — see weight table

  2. 2 :  a vessel or measure having a capacity of one quart

Origin of quart

Middle English, from Anglo-French quarte quarter, quart, from feminine of quart, adjective, fourth, from Latin quartus; akin to Latin quattuor four — more at four


First Known Use: 14th century


QUART Defined for Kids

quart

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noun \ˈkwȯrt\

Definition of quart for Students

  1. :  a measure of liquid capacity that equals two pints (about .95 liter)




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quart

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noun \ˈkwȯ(ə)rt\

Medical Definition of quart

  1. 1:  a British unit of liquid or dry capacity equal to 14 gallon or 69.355 cubic inches or 1.136 liters

  2. 2:  a United States unit of liquid capacity equal to 14 gallon or 57.75 cubic inches or 0.946 liters




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