Definitions for: Quart
[n] a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon
[n] a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches
[n] a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters
Webster (1913) Definition: Quart, n. [F. quart, n. masc., fr. L. quartus the
fourth, akin to quattuor four. See Four, and cf. 2d
The fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth.
Camber did possess the western quart. --Spenser.
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;
Note: In imperial measure, a quart is forty English fluid
ounces; in wine measure, it is thirty-two American
fluid ounces. The United States dry quart contains
67.20 cubic inches, the fluid quart 57.75. The English
quart contains 69.32 cubic inches.
2. A vessel or measure containing a quart.
Quart, n. [See Quart a quarter.]
In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf.
Tierce, 4. --Hoyle.
Synonyms: dry quart
See Also: British capacity unit, congius, dry pint, gal, gallon, Imperial capacity unit, Imperial gallon, peck, pint, United States dry unit, United States liquid unit
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Famous Quotes Containing Quart:
The cost of living has gone up another dollar a quart. -- W. C. Fields (American Comedian)
A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he's going to get sick on it.-- Lyndon B. Johnson (American President)
A pint can't hold a quart - if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it.-- Margaret Deland (American Novelist)
Every pint bottle should contain a quart. -- Boyle Roche (Irish Politician)
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