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quart

 [kwort]
one fourth of a gallon; in the United States it is equal to 0.946 liter and in Great Britain it is an imperial quart and is equal to 1.14 liters.

quart

(kwōrt),
1. A measure of fluid capacity; the fourth part of a gallon; the equivalent of 0.9468 liter. An imperial quart contains about 20% more than the ordinary quart, or 1.1359 liters.
2. A dry measure holding a little more than the fluid measure.
[L. quartus, fourth]

quart

(kwort) one fourth of a gallon; in the United States it is 0.946 liter and in Great Britain (imperial quart) it is 1.14 liters.

quart (qt)

[kwôrt]
Etymology: L, quartus, fourth
a unit of volume fluid measure equivalent to ¼ gallon, 2 pints, 32 ounces, or 946.24 mL. The British Imperial quart is equal to 40 ounces, or 1.136 L, and the American quart for dry measure is 1.101 L.

quart

(kwōrt)
1. A measure of fluid capacity; the fourth part of a gallon; the equivalent of 0.9468 liter.
2. A dry measure holding a little more than the fluid measure.
[L. quartus, fourth]

quart

(kwōrt)
1. Measure of fluid capacity; fourth part of a gallon; equivalent of 0.9468 liter. An imperial quart contains about 20% more than the ordinary quart, or 1.1359 liters.
2. A dry measure holding a little more than the fluid measure.
[L. quartus, fourth]

quart

one-quarter of a gallon or 2 pints. The Imperial quart is 1136.5 milliliters (1.1365 liters) and the American quart is 946 ml (0.946 liters); abbreviated qt.