quart


quart
quart quart [kwɔːt ǁ kwɔːrt] noun [countable]
1. a unit of measure for liquids and some dry goods such as grain or coffee, equal to 1.136 litres
2. a unit of measure for liquids and some dry goods, equal to 0.946 litres

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quart UK US /kwɔːt/ noun [C] (WRITTEN ABBREVIATION qt)
MEASURES a unit of measurement for liquids, equal to approximately 1.14 litres in Britain, or 0.95 litres in the US: »

Consumption of ice cream and frozen desserts in the U.S. fell from 22.7 quarts per person in 2000 to 20.3 quarts per person in 2005.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Quart — quart …   Medieval glossary

  • quart — quart, arte 1. (kar, kar t ) adj. 1°   Quatrième. •   Un quart voleur survient, qui les accorde net En se saisissant du baudet, LA FONT. Fabl. I, 13. •   Au quart [au quatrième coup de bâton], il fait une horrible grimace, LA FONT. Pays..… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • quart- — ⇒QUART , élém. formant I. A. Élém. formant tiré de l adj. quart, quarte, servant à former des mots dont le signifié a un rapport avec « quatrième » ou avec « quatre ». 1. [Le 2e élém. est un suff.] V. quartan, quarté et aussi: quartager, verbe… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Quart — Quart, n. [F. quarte, n. fem., fr. quart fourth. See {Quart} a quarter.] 1. A measure of capacity, both in dry and in liquid measure; the fourth part of a gallon; the eighth part of a peck; two pints. [1913 Webster] Note: In imperial measure, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quart — (quartus ‚der Vierte‘) bezeichnet: Quarte, ein musikalisches Intervall Quart (Maßeinheit), eine Maßeinheit des Raums Quarto (Papierformat), ein Buchformat in der Größe eines Viertelbogens Quart (Abgabe), eine päpstlichen Ermächtigung 1530 an… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quart — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Quart (desambiguación). Quart …   Wikipedia Español

  • Quart — Quart, n. [F. quart, n. masc., fr. L. quartus the fourth, akin to quattuor four. See {Four}, and cf. 2d {Carte}, {Quarto}.] The fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Camber did possess the western quart.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quart — quart1 [kwôrt] n. [ME < MFr quarte < fem. of OFr quart, a fourth < L quartus, fourth < base of quattuor,FOUR] 1. a) a unit of liquid measure, equal to 1/ 4 of a liquid gallon or 2 liquid pints or 32 fluid ounces (0.94635 liquid… …   English World dictionary

  • Quart — Quart, n. [See {Quart} a quarter.] In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf. {Tierce}, 4. Hoyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quart — s.m.inv. TS metrol. unità di misura di capacità anglosassone, pari a un quarto di gallone (simb. qt) {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XIX. ETIMO: dall ingl. quart, dal fr. quart quarto …   Dizionario italiano