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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: kwort


  1. A measure of fluid capacity; the fourth part of a gallon; the equivalent of 0.9468 liter. An imperial quart contains about 20% more than the ordinary quart, or 1.1359 liters.
  2. A dry measure holding a little more than the fluid measure.

[L. quartus, fourth]

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