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abbreviation
quantity.
plural qt., qts. quart.
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Other definitions for qt. (2 of 2)

q.t.

or Q.T.


abbreviation Informal.
quiet.

Origin of q.t.

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for qt. (1 of 2)

qt

abbreviation for plural qt or qts
quart

British Dictionary definitions for qt. (2 of 2)

q.t.

abbreviation for informal
quiet
on the q.t. secretly
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Medical definitions for qt.

qt

abbr.
quart
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Scientific definitions for qt.

qt.

Abbreviation of quart
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Other Idioms and Phrases with qt.

Q.T.

see on the Q.T.

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