Definition of quad in English:
1 informal Short for:
- At the U, they make their way past the police lines towards some shrubbery on the quad.
- She will also represent her country in the quad.
- You have to look for ways to minimize hip action in order to focus completely on your quads.
1.2A quadruplet (child).
- You'll see what it's like in one household dealing with quads plus two older children.
- This lady needs a few of these new medals that are coming out for having two sets of quads.
- The return yesterday of the Murphy quads to the place of their birth was a momentous occasion.
- It does a great job working your lower body, hitting the quads, glutes, abductors and adductors.
- As you depress the pedals, you use your quads and hip flexors along with your calf muscles.
- We recommend a stance with your heels close together to better target your outer quads.
2(In telephony) a group of four insulated conductors twisted together, usually forming two circuits.
[Abbreviation of quadruplex, a telegraphic device invented by Thomas Edison, by means of which four messages could be sent simultaneously over one wire]
- These units can contain one, two or eight LEDs, the duals and quads available in tower versions only.
4 informal A traditional four-wheeled roller skate.
- I have been skating on Ice, roller, quads, blades for over 20 years.
- Even then, quads aren't as fast as low cut inline speed skates.
- I'm sure the people kept wondering, ‘Why struggle with those blades when the quads are so much better?’
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Words that rhyme with quadbod, clod, cod, god, hod, mod, nod, od, odd, plod, pod, prod, quod, scrod, shod, squad, tod, Todd, trod, wad
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