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principal system of weights and measures used in a few nations, the only major industrial one being the United States. It actually consists of two related systems—the U.S.
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a unit of capacity used in the USA, Great Britain, and other countries. One quart is equal to 1/4 gallon or 2 pints. The American liquid unit equals 0.9463 cubic decimeter, and the dry unit 1.1012 cubic decimeters. The British quart is equal to 1.1365 cubic decimeters. The earlier Russian liquid unit of measure, the kruzhka, was also sometimes called a quart; in Poland, 1 quart equals 1 liter.


Abbreviated qt.
A unit of volume used for measurement of liquid substances in the United States, equal to 2 pints, or ¼ gallon, or 57¾ cubic inches, or 9.46352946 × 10-4 cubic meter.
A unit of volume used for measurement of solid substances in the United States, equal to 2 dry pints, or ¹⁄₃₂ bushel, or 107,521/1600 cubic inches, or approximately 1.10122 × 10-3 cubic meter.
A unit of volume used for measurement of both liquid and solid substances, although mainly the former, in the United Kingdom and Canada, equal to 2 U.K. pints, or ¼ U.K. gallon, or approximately 1.1365225 × 10-3 cubic meter.


1. a unit of liquid measure equal to a quarter of a gallon or two pints. 1 US quart (0.946 litre) is equal to 0.8326 U.K. quart. 1 U.K. quart (1.136 litres) is equal to 1.2009 US quarts
2. a unit of dry measure equal to 2 pints or one eighth of a peck
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