AskDefine | Define quarto

Dictionary Definition

quarto n : the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves [syn: 4to]

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English

Etymology

From quartus

Noun

  1. In the context of "paper": A size of paper (7.5"-10" x 10"-12.5"). Formed by folding and cutting a standard large sheet of paper (15"-20" x 20"-25") twice to form 4 leaves (eight sides).
  2. A book size, corresponding to the paper size.

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Italian

Adjective

it-adj quart

Noun

Feminine quarta
  1. fourth (the one in fourth position)
  1. quarter (fraction), fourth (fraction)

Portuguese

Noun

  1. quarter (one of four equal parts)

Extensive Definition

Quarto (Italian for "fourth") could refer to:
Written works:
quarto in German: Quarto
quarto in Esperanto: Quarto
quarto in French: Quarto (homonymie)
quarto in Italian: Quarto
quarto in Dutch: Quarto
quarto in Portuguese: Quarto (desambiguação)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

crown, duodecimo, eighteenmo, farthing, folio, fourth, fourth part, imperial, medium, octavo, octodecimo, one-fourth, quart, quarter, quartern, royal, sextodecimo, sixteenmo, super, twelvemo, twenty-five cents, twenty-five percent, two bits
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