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quart

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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quartquart /kwɔːt $ kwɔːrt/ noun [countable] (written abbreviation qt)  TMa unit for measuring liquid, equal to two pints. In Britain this is 1.14 litres, and in the US it is 0.95 litres.
Examples from the Corpus
quartPour into 1 quart casserole dish, top with cheese and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until brown and bubbly.Place one half of the potatoes in the bottom of a 2 quart casserole.This was a rich port type and the bottle holding about a quart cost 3s9d.I phoned down for some eggs, toast and a quart of coffee.But then, everyone in Savannah seems a quart low on the Valvoline, if you know what I mean.Then with a quart of whisky in a brown paper bag they drove carefully down the track to Coventry's houseboat.Wash walls with a solution of two tablespoons of baking soda to one quart warm water.
From Longman Business Dictionaryquartquart /kwɔːtkwɔːrt/ noun [countable]1British English a unit of measure for liquids and some dry goods such as grain or coffee, equal to 1.136 litres2American English a unit of measure for liquids and some dry goods, equal to 0.946 litres
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