A
quart is a
unit of measurement for
volume.
It is equal to two
pints.
There are several different units known as a pint, and so there are accordingly several different quarts.
- US dry measure ("dry quart"):
- equal to two US dry pints
- defined as 1/32 of a US bushel[?]
- equal to 67.2 cubic inches
- equal to 1.101220 litres
In
imperial (
UK &
Canadian)
measure a quart is a measure of capacity, liquid or dry
- Imperial measure:
- equal to two imperial pints
- defined as one quarter of an imperial gallon
- equal to 40 imperial fluid ounces
- equal to 1.1365225 litres exactly
Reference
Guide for the Use of the
International System of Units (SI) (http://physics.nist.gov/Document/sp811.pdf)
US government publication; includes US-(liquid)-to-litre & imperial-to-litre conversion
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