quart

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  • A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to <sup>1</sup>/<sub>4</sub> gallon or 32 ounces (0.946 liter).
  • A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to <sup>1</sup>/<sub>8</sub> peck or 2 pints (1.101 liters).
  • A unit of volume or capacity in the British Imperial System, used in liquid and dry measure, equal to 1.201 US liquid quarts or 1.032 US dry quarts (1.136 liters).
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  • A container having a capacity of one quart.
  • The contents of such a container.
  • Safe; sound; in good health.
  • Safety; health.
  • A quarter of the horizon.
  • In <em>fencing</em>, to make a pass while holding the sword hand with the nails turned upward.
  • An abbreviation of <em>quarter</em>;
  • of <em>quarterly.</em>
  • In <em>card-playing</em>, a sequence of four cards. A <em>quart major</em> is a sequence of the highest four cards in any suit.
  • One of the eight thrusts and parries in fencing.
  • A fourth part or division; a quarter.
  • A unit of measure, the fourth part of a gallon; also, a vessel of that capacity.
  • In <em>music</em>, the interval of a fourth: prefixed to the name of an instrument, it denotes one pitched a fourth lower or a fourth higher than the ordinary instrument.
  • In Gloucestershire and Leicestershire, England, three pounds of butter; in the Isle of Man, seven pounds—that is, the fourth part of a quarter.
  • A Welsh measure of length or surface; a pole of 3½ to 4½ yards.
  • The fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth.
  • 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.
  • A vessel or measure containing a quart.
  • In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf. <xref urlencoded="tierce">tierce</xref>, 4.
  • A unit of liquid <xref>capacity</xref> equal to two <xref>pints</xref>; 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.
  • Four <xref>successive</xref> <xref>cards</xref> of the same <xref>suit</xref>.
  • a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon
  • a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters
  • a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches
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