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quad is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of quad pronunciation
An example use of quad in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… it so in the quad effective community …”
meanings of quad
A quadriplegic person.
A blank metal block used to fill short lines of type.
Abbreviation of quadrillion BTU. (10^15 BTU).
A poster, measuring forty by thirty inches, advertising a cinematic film release.
Four shots of espresso.
The Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price bound in a single volume.
A quadrangle (courtyard).
A quadrupel beer.
A kind of round-robin tournament between four players, where each participant plays every other participant once.
A joke used to fill long days of setting type.
A quadruplet (infant).
A quad bike (from quadricycle).
A keyboard command which aligns text with the left or right margin, or centred between them. In combination, as quad left, quad right, or quad centre.
The quadriceps muscle.
To align text with the left or right margin, or centre it.
To fill spaces in a line of type with quads. Also quad out.
To ride a quad bike.
Having four shots of espresso.
Of or relating to quads.
quad frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word quad occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.