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||in the US, a unit of capacity equal to sixteen fluid ounces or 4.73 deciliters and to one half quart or 5.51 deciliters of dry measure. (abbr.: pt.)
||any container having this capacity.
||in the UK, a unit of capacity equal to twenty fluid ounces or 568.2624 milliliters in liquid measure, and to one eighth of a gallon or 34.678 cu. in. in dry measure. (abbr.: pt.)