quart

noun \ ˈkwȯrt \

Definition of quart

1 :a unit of capacity equal to ¹/₄ gallon or ¹/₃₂ bushel — see Weights and Measures Table
2 :a vessel or measure having a capacity of one quart

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Origin and Etymology 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


QUART Defined for English Language Learners

quart

noun

Definition of quart for English Language Learners

  • : 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


QUART Defined for Kids

quart

noun \ ˈkwȯrt \

Definition of quart for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

quart

noun \ ˈkwȯ(ə)rt \

medical Definition of quart

1 :a British unit of liquid or dry capacity equal to ¹/₄ gallon or 69.355 cubic inches or 1.136 liters
2 :a United States unit of liquid capacity equal to ¹/₄ gallon or 57.75 cubic inches or 0.946 liters


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