quart: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kwôrt), [key]
  1. a unit of liquid measure of capacity, equal to one fourth of a gallon, or 57.749 cubic inches (0.946 liter) in the U.S. and 69.355 cubic inches (1.136 liters) in Great Britain.
  2. a unit of dry measure of capacity, equal to one eighth of a peck, or 67.201 cubic inches (1.101 liters).
  3. a container holding, or capable of holding, a quart.


Pronunciation: (kärt), [key]
  1. a sequence of four cards of the same suit, as an ace, king, queen, and jackor king, queen, jack, and ten
  2. quarte.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. quarter.
  2. quarterly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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