[kwawr-ee-feyst, kwor-] /ˈkwɔr iˌfeɪst, ˈkwɒr-/
[kwon-tuh] /ˈkwɒn tə/ noun 1. plural of . [kwon-tuh m] /ˈkwɒn təm/ noun, plural quanta [kwon-tuh] /ˈkwɒn tə/ (Show IPA) 1. quantity or amount: the least quantum of evidence. 2. a particular amount. 3. a share or portion. 4. a large quantity; bulk. 5. Physics. adjective 6. sudden and significant: a quantum increase in productivity. […]
[kwawrt] /kwɔrt/ noun 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 one eighth of a peck, or 67.201 cubic inches […]
[kwawr-tn] /ˈkwɔr tn/ adjective 1. (of a fever, ague, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur every fourth day, both days of consecutive occurrence being counted. noun 2. a quartan fever or ague. 3. quartan malaria. /ˈkwɔːtən/ adjective 1. (esp of a malarial fever) occurring every third day quartan quar·tan (kwôrt’n) adj. Recurring every fourth day, […]
- Quartan malaria
quartan malaria n. See malariae malaria.
[kahrt; French kart] /kɑrt; French kart/ noun, plural quartes [kahrts; French kart] /kɑrts; French kart/ (Show IPA). Fencing. 1. the fourth of eight defensive positions. /kart/ noun 1. the fourth of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing