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quart

1

[ kwawrt ]

noun

  1. a unit of liquid measure of capacity, equal to one fourth of a gallon, or 57.749 cubic inches (0.946 liter) in the U.S. and 69.355 cubic inches (1.136 liters) in Great Britain.
  2. a unit of dry measure of capacity, equal to one eighth of a peck, or 67.201 cubic inches (1.101 liters).
  3. a container holding, or capable of holding, a quart.


quart

2

[ kahrt ]

noun

  1. Piquet. a sequence of four cards of the same suit, as an ace, king, queen, and jack quart major, or king, queen, jack, and ten quart minor.
  2. Fencing Rare. quarte.

quart.

3

abbreviation for

  1. quarter.
  2. quarterly.

quart

1

/ kwɔːt /

noun

  1. a unit of liquid measure equal to a quarter of a gallon or two pints. 1 US quart (0.946 litre) is equal to 0.8326 UK quart. 1 UK quart (1.136 litres) is equal to 1.2009 US quarts
  2. a unit of dry measure equal to 2 pints or one eighth of a peck


quart

2

noun

  1. kɑːt piquet a sequence of four cards in the same suit
  2. kart fencing a variant spelling of quarte

quart

/ kwôrt /

  1. A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in liquid measure and equal to 1 4 of a gallon or 32 ounces (0.95 liter).
  2. See Table at measurement
  3. A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in dry measure and equal to 1 8 of a peck or 2 pints (1.10 liter).
  4. See Table at measurement


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Word History and Origins

Origin of quart1

1275–1325; Middle English < Old French quarte fourth part, quarter < Latin quarta, noun use of feminine of quartus fourth (in order)

Origin of quart2

1685–95; < French quarte, noun use of feminine of quart < Latin quartus; quart 1
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Word History and Origins

Origin of quart1

C14: from Old French quarte, from Latin quartus fourth

Origin of quart2

C17: from French quarte fourth
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Example Sentences

Some only make about a cup of frothed milk, but others may make a quart or more and require the counter and storage space for that capacity.

They can be either square or round and come in sizes ranging from 1 to 22 quarts, with the larger sizes being particularly useful for storing dry goods such as flour, sugar, rice and beans.

Since the pandemic started, Woltereck said, Woodard has donated bottles to the museum’s collection, including a Coca-Cola bottle stamped with the city’s name, a glass quart bottle from Cloverland Farms Dairy and a Royal Crown RC Cola bottle.

Most air fryers have capacities that are measured in quarts and generally range anywhere from two quarts—ideal for two to three servings of food—up to six quarts, which can prepare batches large enough for entertaining and cooking for groups.

His court-appointed lawyer was drinking a quart of liquor per day.

On it are balanced a plate of eggs and toast, an open quart jar of grape jelly, and a beer mug full to the brim with orange juice.

In 1603 it was ordered that one quart of best ale, or two of small, should be sold for one penny.

The berries were so thick she did not have to change her position before the towel held over a quart.

We had a quart of excellent champagne, a pint of decent port and a good cigar, and we felt that the gods were good.

With his usual predilection for fruit, Phil went off and picked a quart of marsh-berries.

Item two: Goon-Face had beamed like a kitten with a quart of cream after John began to play.

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