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Definition of "quart" []

  • A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 1/4 gallon or 32 ounces (0.946 liter). (noun)
  • A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to 1/8 peck or 2 pints (1.101 liters). (noun)
  • A unit of volume or capacity in the British Imperial System, used in liquid and dry measure, equal to 1.201 U.S. liquid quarts or 1.032 U.S. dry quarts (1.136 liters). See Table at measurement. (noun)
  • A container having a capacity of one quart. (noun)
  • The contents of such a container. (noun)
  • 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 (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A unit of dry measure equal to 2 pints or one eighth of a peck (noun)

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Use "quart" in a sentence
  • "One can buy liquid buttermilk in quart sizes but I recently took Lydia's advice and bought myself a tub of buttermilk powder."
  • "A quart is the next size up and is 1/4 ( "quart" like "quarter") of a gallon, or four cups."
  • "Yes | No | Report from ggmack wrote 28 weeks 1 day ago use urethane as head cement. it is readily available at hardware stores and a quart is about 8 bucks around here."