q.s

q.s.

1
(in prescriptions) as much as is sufficient; enough.

Origin:
< Latin quantum sufficit

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quarter section

noun Western U.S.
(in surveying and homesteading) a square tract of land, half a mile on each side, thus containing ¼ sq. mi. or 160 acres. Abbreviation: q.s.

Origin:
1795–1805, Americanism

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quarter section
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a land measure, used in surveying, with sides half a mile long; 160 acres

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q.s. abbr.

  1. Latin quantum satis (as much as is enough)

  2. quantum sufficiat (as much as shall suffice)

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Latin quantum sufficit (as much as suffices)
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