Quartet Definition

kwôr-tĕt
quartets
noun
quartets
A composition for four voices or four instruments.
Webster's New World
Any group of four persons or things.
Webster's New World
A group of four performers of such a composition, or any group of four musicians playing together.
Webster's New World
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A four-bit byte. Also known as a nibble. Compare with quadbit. See also bit, byte, and nibble.

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Other Word Forms of Quartet

Noun

Singular:
quartet
Plural:
quartets

Origin of Quartet

  • French quartette from Italian quartetto diminutive of quarto fourth from Latin quārtus quart

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Italian quartetto.

    From Wiktionary

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