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qadi {n} /ˈkɑːdi/ (judge in Islam)  :: cadì {m}
Qatar {prop} (a country in the Middle East)  :: Qatar {m}
QED {interj} (quod erat demonstrandum)  :: [come volevasi dimostrare] CVD
Q fever {n} (pathology)  :: febbre Q {f}
QR code {n} (2-D barcode)  :: codice QR {m}
Q-tip {n} (type of cotton swab) SEE: cotton swab  ::
quack {adj} (falsely presented as having medicinal powers)  :: empirico
quack {n} (charlatan)  :: ciarlatano {m}, imbonitore {m}, pataccaro {m}
quack {n} (doctor)  :: mediconzolo
quack {n} (fraudulent or incompetent doctor of medicine)  :: ciarlatano {m}, medico empirico {m}
quack {n} /kwæk/ (sound made by a duck)  :: qua qua {m}
quack {v} (to make a noise like a duck)  :: fare qua qua
quackery {n} (the practice of fraudulent medicine)  :: frode medica {f}, ciarlataneria {f}
quackgrass {n} (couch grass) SEE: couch grass  ::
quacksalver {n} (one falsely claiming to possess medical or other skills)  :: ciarlatano
quad {adj} (quad bike) SEE: quad bike  ::
quad {adj} (quadrangle) SEE: quadrangle  ::
quad {adj} (quadrilateral) SEE: quadrilateral  ::
quad {adj} (quadruplet) SEE: quadruplet  ::
quadcopter {n} (aircraft)  :: quadrirotore {m}
quadrangle {n} /ˈkwɒdˌɹæŋ.ɡəl/ (quadrilateral) SEE: quadrilateral  ::
quadratic {adj} (1=of a class of polynomial of the form y = ax² + bx + c)  :: quadratico {m}, quadratica {f}
quadratic equation {n} (second-degree equation)  :: equazione di secondo grado {f}, equazione quadratica {f}
quadratic mean {n} (type of average)  :: media quadratica
quadrature amplitude modulation {n} (method of sending information)  :: modulazione di ampiezza in quadratura {f}
quadric {n} (surface whose shape is defined in terms of a quadratic equation)  :: quadrica {f}
quadriga {n} (Roman racing chariot and team of four horses)  :: quadriga {f}
quadrigatus {n} (medium-sized silver coin minted by the Roman Republic)  :: quadrigato {m}
quadrilateral {adj} (having four sides)  :: quadrilatero
quadrilateral {n} (polygon having four sides)  :: quadrilatero {m}, quadrangolo {m}
quadrinomial {adj} (consisting of four names or parts)  :: quadrinomiale
quadrinomial {n} (expression)  :: quadrinomio {m}
quadripartite {adj} (into four parts)  :: quadripartito
quadrireme {n} (galley with four banks of oars)  :: quadrireme {f}
quadrocopter {n} (quadcopter) SEE: quadcopter  ::
quadrotor {n} (quadcopter) SEE: quadcopter  ::
quadroxide {n} (tetroxide) SEE: tetroxide  ::
quadrumvirate {n} (group of four men)  :: quadrumvirato {m}
quadruple {adj} (being four times as long, as big or as many of something)  :: quadruplice, quadruplo
quadruple {v} (to multiply by four)  :: quadruplicare
quadrupolar {adj} (pertaining to a quadrupole)  :: quadrupolare {m} {f}
quadrupole {n}  :: quadrupolo {m} [all]
quads {n} (quadriceps) SEE: quadriceps  ::
quaestor {n} /ˈkwiːstə/ (Ancient Roman official)  :: questore {m}
quaff {v} /kwɑf/  :: sbevazzare
quagmire {n} /ˈkwæɡ.maɪəɹ/  :: pantano {m}, ginepraio {m}
quail {n} /ˈkweɪl/ (any of several small game birds)  :: quaglia {f}
quaint {adj} (incongruous, inappropriate or illogical)  :: inappropriato, vano
quaint {adj} (interestingly strange)  :: curioso, bizzarro
quaint {adj} /kweɪnt/ (old-fashioned charm)  :: caratteristico, pittoresco
quake {v} /kweɪk/ (tremble or shake)  :: terremoto, sisma {m}
Quaker {n} (believer of the Quaker faith)  :: quacchero {m}
qualitative {adj} (of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity)  :: qualitativo
qualitative {adj}  :: quantitativo
qualitatively {adv} (in a qualitative manner)  :: qualitativamente
quality {adj} (being of good worth)  :: di qualità , pregiato {m}
quality {n} (archaic: social position)  :: qualità {f}
quality {n} (differentiating property or attribute)  :: qualità {f}
quality {n} /ˈkwɒl.ɪ.ti/ (level of excellence)  :: qualità {f}
quality of life {n} (general well-being of individuals and societies)  :: qualità di vita {f}
qualm {n} /kwɑm/ (sudden feeling of apprehension, doubt, fear etc.)  :: dubbio {m}, apprensione {f}, paura {f}
qualm {n} (prick of the conscience, moral scrupule)  :: scrupolo {m}
qualm {n}  :: scrupolo
quandary {n} /ˈkwɑːn.dərɪ/ (a dilemma)  :: dilemma
quantitative {adj} /ˈkwɑntɪteɪtɪv/  :: quantitativo
quantitative easing {n} (monetary policy where the central bank creates money electronically)  :: alleggerimento quantitativo {m}
quantity {n} /ˈkʍɑndədi/ (fundamental, generic term used when referring to the measurement)  :: grandezza {f}
quantity {n}  :: quantità {f}
quantization {n}  :: quantizzazione {f} (all)
quanton {n} (quantum entity)  :: quantone {m}
quantum {adj} /ˈkwɑn(t)əm/ (involving quanta)  :: quantico, quantistico
quantum chromodynamics {n} (quantum field theory)  :: cromodinamica quantistica {f}
quantum dot {n} (fluorescent nanoparticle)  :: punto quantistico {m}
quantum mechanics {n} (branch of physics)  :: meccanica quantistica {f}
quantum number {n} (number that specifies the state of a quantum mechanical system)  :: numero quantico
quantum well {n} (potential well that confines particles)  :: buca di potenziale
quarantine {n}  :: [all senses] quarantena {f}
quarantine {n} /ˈkwɑɹ.ən.tin/ (sanitary measure isolating infected people)  :: quarantena
quarantine {v} (to retain in obligatory isolation or separation as a sanitary prevention)  :: mettere in quarantena
quark {n} /kwɔɹk/ ((physics) In the Standard Model, an elementary subatomic particle which forms matter)  :: quark {m}
quarrel {n} /ˈkwɑrəl/ (verbal dispute or heated argument)  :: battibecco {m}, litigio {m}, diatriba {f}, scaramuccia {f}, disputa {f}, diverbio {m}, discussione, lite {f}, bisticcio {m}
quarrel {n}  :: lite {f}, bega {f}, contesa {f} (all 1,2)
quarrel {n} (square-headed arrow for a crossbow)  :: quadrello
quarrel {v} (disagree) SEE: disagree  ::
quarrel {v} (to contend, argue strongly, squabble)  :: litigare, discutere, bisticciare
quarry {n} (animal which is hunted)  :: preda {f}
quarry {n} (site for mining stone)  :: cava di pietra
quarter {n} (coin worth 25 cents)  :: moneta di venticinque centesimi
quarter {n} /ˈk(w)ɔ(ɹ)ɾɚ/ (one of four equal parts)  :: quarto {m}
quarter {n} (period of three months)  :: trimestre {m}
quarter {n} (section of a town)  :: quartiere {m}
quarter bottle {n} (piccolo) SEE: piccolo  ::
quarterdeck {n} (aft part of the upper deck)  :: cassero {m}
quarter-final {n} (quarterfinal) SEE: quarterfinal  ::
quarter light {n} (side window)  :: deflettore {m}
quarterly {adj} (Occurring once every quarter year)  :: trimestrale
quarterly {adv} (once every quarter year)  :: trimestralmente
quarter note {n} (quarter note) SEE: crotchet  ::
quartet {n} (four musicians who perform a piece of music together)  :: quartetto {m}
quartet {n} (group of four)  :: quartetto {m}
quartet {n} (music composition in four parts)  :: quartetto {m}
quartz {n} (mineral)  :: quarzo {m}
quasar {n} /ˈkweɪ.zɑɹ/ (An extragalactic object)  :: quasar {m} {f}
quasicrystalline {adj}  :: quasicristallino
Quasimodo {n} (day)  :: quasimodo {m}
quasistatic {adj}  :: quasistatico (all)
quaternary {adj} (of fourth rank or order)  :: quaternario
Quaternary {prop} (geologic period)  :: quaternario {m}
quaternion {n} /kwəˈtəːniən/ (Mathematical sense)  :: quaternione {m}
quatrain {n} /ˈkwɑ.treɪn/ (a stanza of four lines)  :: quartina {f}
quaver {n} ((music) an eighth note)  :: croma {f}
quay {n} /keɪ/ (structure for loading and unloading vessels)  :: banchina
qubit {n} /ˈkjubɪt/ (quantum bit)  :: qubit {m}
Quebec {prop} (city)  :: Quebec {m}
Quebec {prop} /kwɪˈbɛk/ (province)  :: Quebec {m}
Quechua {prop} /ˈkɛtʃwə/ (language)  :: lingua quechua
queen {n} (adult female cat)  :: gatta {f}
queen {n} (chess piece)  :: regina {f}
queen {n} /kwiːn/ (female monarch)  :: regina {f}
queen {n} (playing card)  :: regina {f}, donna {f}
queen {n} (reproductive female animal in a hive)  :: ape regina {f}
queen {n} (slang: male homosexual)  :: checca {f}
queen {v} (to make a queen)  :: incoronare
queen bee {n} (reproductive female bee)  :: ape regina {f}
queen consort {n} (wife of a reigning king)  :: regina consorte
queen of clubs {n} (playing card)  :: regina di fiori {f}, donna di fiori {f}
queen of diamonds {n} (playing card)  :: regina di quadri {f}, donna di quadri {f}
queen of hearts {n} (playing card)  :: regina di cuori {f}, donna di cuori {f}
queen of spades {n} /kwiːn.əv.speɪdz/ (playing card)  :: regina di picche {f}, donna di picche {f}
queer {adj} /kwir/ (weird, odd, different)  :: strano, bizzarro {m}
queer {adj} (slang: homosexual)  :: omosessuale (neutral), finocchio {m}, checca {f}
queer {adj} (slightly unwell)  :: un po' male (to feel queer stare un po' male, sentirsi poco bene)
queer {adv} (queerly) SEE: queerly  ::
queer {n} (slang: homosexual) SEE: fag  ::
quell {v} /kwɛl/ (transitive: to take the life of; to kill) SEE: kill  ::
quell {v} (transitive: to subdue, put down)  :: reprimere, sedare
quench {v} (cool rapidly by immersion)  :: temperare
quench {v} (extinguish a flame)  :: estinguere
quench {v} /kwɛnt͡ʃ/ (satisfy thirst)  :: abbeverare, estinguere, appagare
quenching {n} /ˈkwɛntʃ.ɪŋ/ (rapid cooling of hot metal object)  :: tempra {f}
Quentin {prop} /ˈkwɛntn/ (male given name)  :: Quintino {m}
quercetin {n} (flavonol)  :: quercetina {f}
quest {n} /kwɛst/ (journey or effort in pursuit of a goal)  :: ricerca {f}
question {n} /ˈkwɛstʃən/ (sentence, phrase or word)  :: domanda {f}
question {n} (subject or topic)  :: questione
question {n} (talk; conversation; speech) SEE: talk, conversation, speech  ::
question {v} (raise doubts about)  :: mettere in dubbio
questionary {n} (questionnaire) SEE: questionnaire  ::
questioner {n} (interrogator) SEE: interrogator  ::
questioning {n} (interrogation) SEE: interrogation  ::
question mark {n} (punctuation)  :: punto interrogativo {m}
questionnaire {n} (form containing a list of questions)  :: questionario {m}
queue {n} (data structure)  :: coda {f}
queue {n} /kjuː/ (line of people)  :: fila {f}, coda {f}
queue {n} (waiting list)  :: fila {f}
queue {v} (arrange into a queue)  :: mettere in fila
queue {v} (put oneself at the end of a queue)  :: mettersi in fila
quibble {n} /ˈkwɪbəl/ (a trivial or minor complaint, objection or argument)  :: cavillo {m}
quibble {v} (to complain or argue in a trivial or petty manner)  :: cavillare
quick {adj} /kwɪk/ (moving with speed)  :: rapido
quick {adj}  :: svelto, rapido
quickie {n} (brief sexual encounter)  :: sveltina {f}
quickie {n} /ˈkwɪki/ (something made or done swiftly)  :: cosa veloce {f}
quicklime {n} (lime produced by heating limestone)  :: calce viva {f}
quickly {adv} /ˈkwɪkli/ (rapidly, fast)  :: rapidamente {m}
quickness {n} (dexterity) SEE: dexterity  ::
quickness {n} (rapidity of movement or activity)  :: rapidità {f}
quicksand {n} (wet sand that things readily sink in, often found near rivers or coasts)  :: sabbie mobili {f-p}
Quidditch {n} (fictitious popular ball game)  :: Quidditch {m}
quiet {adj} (having little motion)  :: calmo
quiet {adj} /ˈkwaɪət/ (with little sound)  :: quieto, silenzioso
quiet {adj} (not talking)  :: quieto, taciturno
quiet {n} (absence of movement)  :: pace {f}, tranquillità {f}
quiet {n} (absence of sound)  :: silenzio {m}
quiet {v} (to cause someone to become quiet)  :: calmare, placare
quill {n} /kwɪl/ (lower shaft of a feather)  :: calamo {m}
quill {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum  ::
quill {n} (needle-like structure that grows on the skin)  :: aculeo {m}
quill {n} (pen made of feather)  :: calamo {m}, penna d'oca {f}
quilt {n} (bed covering)  :: trapunta {f}
quilt {v} (to construct a quilt)  :: imbottire, trapuntare
quince {n} /kwɪns/ (fruit)  :: mela cotogna {f}, cotogna {f}
quince {n} (tree)  :: melocotogno {m}, cotogno {m}
quincunx {n} /ˈkwɪŋkʌŋks/ (coin) SEE: coin  ::
quinidine {n} (isomer of quinine)  :: chinidina {f}
quinine {n} /ˈkwɪniːn/ (alkaloid used to treat malaria)  :: chinino
quinoa {n} /kiːˈnəʊə/ (Chenopodium quinoa)  :: quinoa {f}
quinoid {adj} (having a structure based upon a quinone)  :: chinoide
quinone {n} (compound)  :: chinone {m}
quinoprotein {n} (class of protein)  :: chinoproteina {f}
quinquennial {adj} (that happens every five years)  :: quinquennale
quinquennium {n} (period of time five years long)  :: quinquennio {m}, quinquennalità {f}, lustro {m}
quintet {n} (any group of five)  :: quintetto {m}
quintet {n} ((music) a composition in five parts)  :: quintetto {m}
quintet {n} ((music) a group of five musicians)  :: quintetto {m}
quintuple {v}  :: quintuplo
quip {n} /kwɪp/ (smart, sarcastic turn or jest)  :: freddura {f}, battuta {f}, frizzo {m}
quit {v} /kwɪt/ (to leave)  :: lasciare
quit {v} (to give up, stop doing something)  :: smettere, abbandonare
quite {adv} /kwaɪt/ (to the greatest extent; completely)  :: proprio
quite a few {determiner} (indefinite and somewhat large number)  :: un bel po'
quiver {n} /kʍɪvə(ɹ)]/ (arrow container)  :: faretra {f}
quiver {v} (shake or move with slight and tremulous motion)  :: fremere
quixotic {adj} /kwɪkˈsɑtɪk/ (possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality)  :: donchisciottesco
quiz {n} /kwɪz/ (competition in the answering of questions)  :: quiz {m}
quotation {n} (act of naming a price; price that has been quoted)  :: preventivo {m}
quotation {n} (fragment of a human expression)  :: citazione {f}
quotation mark {n} /kwəʊˈteiʃn̩ mɑɹk/ (quotation marks) SEE: quotation marks  ::
quotation marks {n} /kwəʊˈteiʃn̩ mɑɹks/ (Note: These languages use “◌”-style marks or other styles as indicated. Some are singular and some plural.)  :: virgolette {f-p} [«◌»]
quotidian {adj} /kwɵˈtɪdɪən/ (daily)  :: quotidiano
quotidian {n} (quotidian, daily thing)  :: ferialità {f}
quotient {n} /ˈkwoʊʃənt/ (number resulting from division)  :: quoziente {m}
Qur'an {prop} (a copy of the Qur'an)  :: corano {m}
Qur'an {prop} /kəˈɹɑn/ (the Islamic holy book)  :: corano {m}