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

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). See Table at 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

*quarta*, feminine of

*quartus*,

*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.