|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|
|[C14: from Old French quarte, from Latin quartus fourth]|
|1.||piquet a sequence of four cards in the same suit|
|2.||fencing a variant spelling of quarte|
|[C17: from French quarte fourth]|
Abbr. q., qt, qt.
A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 2 pints or 32 ounces (0.946 liter).
A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to 1.101 liters.
|quart (kwôrt) Pronunciation Key