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quad



Pronunciation: (kwod), [key]
n. Informal.
a quadrangle, as on a college campus.

quad



Pronunciation: (kwod), [key]
n., v., quad•ded, quad•ding.
Print.

n.
Also called quadrat. a piece of type metal of less height than the lettered types, serving to cause a blank in printed matter, used for spacing.

v.t.
to space out (matter) by means of quads.

quad



Pronunciation: (kwod), [key]
n. Informal.
a quadruplet.

quad



Pronunciation: (kwod), [key] Informal.

adj.
quadraphonic.

n.
quadraphonic sound, or an electronic system for reproducing it: The recording sounded best in quad.

quad



Pronunciation: (kwod), [key]
adj.
designating or comprising four persons or things: rates for quad occupancy; a quad-level house.

n.
Informal.quadruple occupancy: Rates are based on quad.

quad



Pronunciation: (kwod), [key]
n. Informal.
quadriplegic: a special ward for quads.

quad.




1. quadrangle.
2. quadrant.

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