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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  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.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  2. a unit of dry measure of capacity, equal to one eighth of a peck, or 67.201 cubic inches (1.101 liters).

    Category: Weights and Measures

  3. a container holding or capable of holding a quart.

    Ref: Abbr.: qt. 1

Origin of quart:

1275–1325; ME < OF quarte fourth part, quarter < L quārta, n. use of fem. of quārtusfourth (in order)


  1. quarter.

  2. quarterly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quart(noun)

    a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon

  2. quart(noun)

    a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters

  3. quart, dry quart(noun)

    a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. quart(noun)ɔrt

    a unit for measuring liquid equal to two pints

    a quart of milk


  1. quart(Noun)

    A unit of liquid capacity equal to two pints; one-fourth (quarter) of a gallon. Equivalent to 1.136 liters in the UK and 0.946 liter (liquid quart) or 1.101 liters (dry quart) in the U.S.

  2. quart(Noun)

    Four successive cards of the same suit.

  3. Origin: From quart, from quartus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quart(noun)

    the fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth

  2. Quart(noun)

    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

  3. Quart(noun)

    a vessel or measure containing a quart

  4. Quart(noun)

    in cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf. Tierce, 4


  1. Quart

    Quart is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy.

Translations for quart

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(a unit of liquid measure) one fourth of a gallon (1.136 litres in the UK and 0.946 liters in the US).

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