Quarter (US) conversions
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About quarter (US)
The quarter (US) (or short quarter) is a unit of mass in the US customary system of units equal to about 11.33980925 kilograms (1 qtr (US) = 11.33980925 kg), the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI).
One quarter (US) is also equal to about 11,339.80925 grams (g) (an SI unit of mass), or about 0.011339 tonnes (t) (a unit of mass in the metric system), or 25 pounds (lb) or 400 ounces (oz), which are US customary / Imperial units of mass.
The quarter definition varies depending on the system of units used, as follows:
- The quarter (UK) or long quarter, equal to 12.70058636 kilograms
- The quarter (US) or short quarter, equal to 11.33980925 kilograms
In the United States, the quarters are no longer in use.
Plural: quarters (US)
Also called: short quarter (plural: short quarters)