A quart of milk.

- An example of a quart is the amount of liquid if you combine two pints.
- An example of a quart is a long slender milk container.
- An example of a quart is a container of berries sold at the supermarket.

The definition of a quart is unit of measure for liquids (equal to 1/4 of a gallon or 32 ounces), or unit of measure for dry ingredients (equal to 1/8 of a peck or 2 dry pints), or the container used to hold the capacity of a quart.

## quart

- a unit of liquid measure, equal to of a liquid gallon or 2 liquid pints or 32 fluid ounces (0.94635 liquid liters): the British and Canadian imperial quart equals 1.1365 liquid liters
- a unit of dry measure, equal to dry gallon or peck or 2 dry pints (1.1012 dry liters or 67.2006 cubic inches)

- any container with a capacity of one quart

Origin of quart

Middle English from Middle French*quarte*from feminine of Old French

*quart,*a fourth from Classical Latin

*quartus,*fourth from base of

*quattuor,*four

*alt. sp. of*quarte

Origin of quart

French*quarte:*see quart

- quarter
- quarterly

## quart

noun

*Abbr.***qt.**or**q.****a.**A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to^{1}_{4}gallon or 32 ounces (0.946 liter).**b.**A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to^{1}_{8}peck or 2 pints (1.101 liters).**c.**A unit of volume or capacity in the British Imperial System, used in liquid and dry measure, equal to 1.201 US liquid quarts or 1.032 US dry quarts (1.136 liters). measurement**a.**A container having a capacity of one quart.**b.**The contents of such a container.

Origin of quart

Middle English*from*Old French

*quarte*

*from*Latin

*quārta*

*feminine of*

*quārtus*

*fourth*; see

*k*in Indo-European roots.

^{w}etwer-## quart

Noun

(*plural* quarts)

- A unit of liquid capacity equal to two pints; one-fourth (quarter) of a gallon. Equivalent to 1.136 liters in the UK and 0.946 liter (liquid quart) or 1.101 liters (dry quart) in the U.S.
- (card games) Four successive cards of the same suit.