dry quart

noun
a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches
Syn: ↑quart
Hypernyms: ↑United States dry unit
Part Holonyms: ↑peck
Part Meronyms: ↑pint, ↑dry pint

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  • dry pint, dry quart —    common names for the U.S. pint and quart units used for dry commodities, used to distinguish these units from the pint and quart used for liquids. The dry units are equal to about 1.163 647 times the corresponding liquid units …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Quart (Einheit) — Quart ist eine Maßeinheit des Raums aus dem angloamerikanischen Maßsystem (Trocken , Flüssigkeitsmaß). Einheitenzeichen: Imp.qt. / US liq.qt. / US dry qt. Auch in Deutschland war es ein Flüssigkeitsmaß, insbesondere im Wein und Bierhandel. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quart (Maßeinheit) — Quart ist eine Maßeinheit des Raums aus dem angloamerikanisches Maßsystem (Trocken , Flüssigkeitsmaß) Einheitenzeichen: Imp.qt. / US liq.qt. / US dry qt. Flüssigmaß 1 Imp.qt. = 2 Imp.pt. = 4 imp.cup = 8 Imp.gi. = 40 Imp.fl.oz. = 69,3548625 cubic… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dry measure — Dry measures are units of volume used to measure bulk commodities which are not gas or liquid. They are typically used in agriculture, agronomy, and commodity markets to measure grain, dried beans, and dried and fresh fruit (e.g. a peck of apples …   Wikipedia

  • Quart — Quart, n. [F. quarte, n. fem., fr. quart fourth. See {Quart} a quarter.] 1. A measure of capacity, both in dry and in liquid measure; the fourth part of a gallon; the eighth part of a peck; two pints. [1913 Webster] Note: In imperial measure, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quart — quart1 /kwawrt/, n. 1. a unit of liquid measure of capacity, equal to one fourth of a gallon, or 57.749 cubic inches (0.946 liter) in the U.S. and 69.355 cubic inches (1.136 liters) in Great Britain. 2. a unit of dry measure of capacity, equal to …   Universalium

  • dry pint — noun a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches • Syn: ↑pint • Hypernyms: ↑United States dry unit • Part Holonyms: ↑quart, ↑dry quart …   Useful english dictionary

  • quart — noun /kwɔː(r)t/ A unit of liquid capacity equal to two pints; one fourth (quarter) of a gallon. Equivalent to 1.136 liters in the UK and 0.946 liter (liquid quart) or 1.101 liters (dry quart) in the U.S …   Wiktionary

  • quart — quart1 [kwôrt] n. [ME < MFr quarte < fem. of OFr quart, a fourth < L quartus, fourth < base of quattuor,FOUR] 1. a) a unit of liquid measure, equal to 1/ 4 of a liquid gallon or 2 liquid pints or 32 fluid ounces (0.94635 liquid… …   English World dictionary

  • quart — [kwɔːt ǁ kwɔːrt] noun [countable] 1. a unit of measure for liquids and some dry goods such as grain or coffee, equal to 1.136 litres 2. a unit of measure for liquids and some dry goods, equal to 0.946 litres * * * quart UK US /kwɔːt/ noun [C]… …   Financial and business terms

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