quarto

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Quarto \Quar"to\, adjective [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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Quarto \Quar"to\, noun; 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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

quarto

noun

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


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