Quarto \Quar"to\, a. [L. in quarto in fourth, from quartus the fourth: cf. F. (in) quarto. See {Quart}.] Having four leaves to the sheet; of the form or size of a quarto. [1913 Webster]

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  • quarto — [ kwarto ] adv. • 1419; mot lat., ablatif de quartus → 1. quart ♦ Rare Quatrièmement (après tertio dans une énumération commençant par primo). ● quarto adverbe (latin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Quarto — steht für: Quarto (Papierformat), ein amerikanisches Papierformat: 8×10 Zoll beziehungsweise 203×254 mm Quarto (Walzen), ein Walzgerüst mit vier Walzen zur Herstellung von Grobblech ein Buchformat, im Deutschen meist Quart, von der Größe eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quarto — (Italian for fourth ) could refer to:Texts: * A quarto is a technique in bookbinding and publishing, and the books of the resulting size, when four leaves of a book are created from a standard size sheet of paper *For specific information about… …   Wikipedia

  • quarto — num. ord. [lat. quartus, affine a quattuor quattro ]. ■ agg. [che in una sequenza ordinata occupa il posto corrispondente al numero quattro: il q. giorno del mese ; arrivare q. in una gara ] ● Espressioni: quarta dimensione ➨ ❑; quarta età ➨ ❑;… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Quarto! — Daten zum Spiel Autor Blaise Müller Verlag GiGamic, F.X. Schmid, The Great American Trading Company, Pressman Toy Corporation Erscheinungsjahr 1991 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • quarto — [kwôrt′ō] n. pl. quartos [< L (in) quarto < in, in + quarto, abl. of quartus, fourth: see QUART1] 1. the page size of a book made up of sheets each of which is folded twice to form four leaves, or eight pages, about nine by twelve inches in …   English World dictionary

  • quarto — late 15c., from M.L. in quarto in the fourth (part of a sheet of paper), from quarto, ablative singular of L. quartus fourth (see QUART (Cf. quart)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • quarto — ► NOUN (pl. quartos) 1) a page or paper size resulting from folding a sheet into four leaves, typically 10 inches x 8 inches (254 x 203 mm). 2) a book of this size. ORIGIN from Latin in quarto in the fourth (of a sheet) …   English terms dictionary

  • Quarto — Quar to, n.; pl. {Quartos}. Originally, a book of the size of the fourth of sheet of printing paper; a size leaves; in present usage, a book of a square or nearly square form, and usually of large size. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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