(As a noun)
Quart ( noun )
- A unit of capacity equal to one fourth of a gallon (approximately 0.946 liter).
- A unit of volume equal to two pints (approximately 0.946 liter).
From middle english quarte, from old french quarte, from latin quartus, fourth.
- The recipe calls for two quarts of milk.
- He bought a quart of ice cream.
- A quart is roughly equivalent to a liter.
- The jug held a quart of water.
- The engine oil comes in quarts and gallons.
(As a verb)
Quart ( verb )
To divide into four equal parts.
From middle english quarten, from old french quartir, from latin quartus, fourth.
- She quartered the orange.
- He quartered the apple.
- The steak was quartered before it was cooked.
- The cake was quartered before it was served.
- The pizza was quartered before it was eaten.