quad

quad
quad1 [kwäd]
n.
short for:
1. QUADRANGLE (of a college)
2. QUADRUPLET
adj.
short for QUADRAPHONIC
quad2 [kwäd]
n.
[< QUAD(RAT)]
Printing a piece of type metal lower than the face of the type, used for spacing, to fill blank lines, etc.
vt.
quadded, quadding
Printing to fill out (a line) by means of quads
quad3 [kwäd]
n.
alt. sp. of QUOD
☆ quad4 [kwäd ]
n.
a unit of energy equal to one quadrillion Btu
quad5
abbrev.
1. quadrangle
2. quadrant
3. quadruplicate

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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