Meaning of quad

quad

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

quad

Pronunciation: (kwod), [key]
— n., v., quad•ded, quad•ding.
—n.
  1. Also calleda piece of type metal of less height than the lettered types, serving to cause a blank in printed matter, used for spacing.
—v.t.
  1. to space out (matter) by means of quads.

quad

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

quad

Pronunciation: (kwod), [key]
—adj.
  1. quadraphonic.
—n.
  1. quadraphonic sound, or an electronic system for reproducing it: The recording sounded best in quad.

quad

Pronunciation: (kwod), [key]
—n.
  1. quadruple occupancy: Rates are based on quad.

quad

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

quad.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. quadrangle.
  2. quadrant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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