Definition of quart
1 : a unit of capacity equal to 1⁄4 gallon or 1⁄32 bushel — see weight table
2 : a vessel or measure having a capacity of one quart
Recent Examples of quart from the Web
The Spiker is just the right size for a can of beer or soda, pint or quart bottle, or tapered plastic cup.
Strawberry Freezer Jam 2 quarts fresh strawberries.
Has sell by/best by dates of June 22-July 13; covers traditional, organic, whole, 2%, 1%, skim, half and half, heavy cream, whole chocolate and 1% chocolate in gallon, half-gallon, quart, pint and half-pint sizes.
At the time of the raid there were 20 quart bottles filled and capped.
The removable bowl holds up to 1.5 quarts of ice cream and includes a cleaning brush.
Topping: 2 cups heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons raw sugar, such as turbinado 1 quart fresh raspberries, blueberries or hulled and sliced (if large) strawberries, about 4 cups Procedure 1.
Grapefruit Tarragon Syrup (yields 1 quart) To Assemble: In a medium pot over medium-high heat, stir together 16 oz of sugar and 6 oz of water.
The flat taste can be eliminated by shaking the water in a clean bottle, pouring it from one clean container to another, or by adding a small pinch of salt to each quart of water that is boiled, according to the release.
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QUART Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of quart for Students
: a measure of liquid capacity that equals two pints (about .95 liter)
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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