# Cookbook:Quart

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A **quart** (that is, the liquid quart) is a unit of volume measure equal to ΒΌ gallon, 4 cups, 2 pints, or 32 fluid ounces. A quart is approximately equal to 946 ml, or more roughly to 960 ml or 1 L.

The dry quart is somewhat larger, at about 1.1 L. It is not generally used in cooking.

The now unused British quart is also somewhat larger, containing 40 ounces of a slightly different size. The British quart is about 3% larger than the dry quart and 20% larger than a U.S. liquid quart.