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English definition of “quart”

quart

noun [C]     /kwɔːt/ US  /kwɔːrt/ (written abbreviation qt)
a unit of measurement for liquids , equal to approximately 1.14 litres in the UK, or 0.95 litres in the US: A quart is so called because it is a quarter of a gallon .Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volume
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