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qadi {n} /ˈkɑːdi/ (judge in Islam)  :: cadì {m}
Qatar {prop} /ˈkæˌtɑɹ/ (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 {n} /kwæk/ (sound made by a duck)  :: qua qua {m}
quack {v} (to make a noise like a duck)  :: fare qua qua
quack {n} (fraudulent or incompetent doctor of medicine)  :: ciarlatano {m}, medico empirico {m}
quack {n} (charlatan)  :: ciarlatano {m}, imbonitore {m}, pataccaro {m}
quack {n} (doctor)  :: mediconzolo
quack {adj} (falsely presented as having medicinal powers)  :: empirico
quackery {n} (the practice of fraudulent medicine)  :: frode medica {f}, ciarlataneria {f}
quacksalver {n} /ˈkwæksælvə/ (one falsely claiming to possess medical or other skills)  :: ciarlatano
quad {adj} (quadrilateral) SEE: quadrilateral  ::
quadcopter {n} (aircraft)  :: quadrirotore {m}
quadragesimal {adj} (all senses)  :: quadragesimale
quadrangle {n} (quadrilateral) SEE: quadrilateral  ::
quadratic {adj} (of a class of polynomial of the form y )  :: quadratico {m}, quadratica {f}
quadratic equation {n} (second-degree equation)  :: equazione di secondo grado {f}, equazione quadratica {f}
quadratic form {n} (homogeneous polynomial of degree 2)  :: forma quadratica {f}
quadratic mean {n} (type of average) SEE: root mean square  ::
quadrature amplitude modulation {n} (method of sending information)  :: modulazione di ampiezza in quadratura {f}
quadraturism {n} (An Italian genre of painting that used architectural elements to create illusions of perspective.)  :: quadraturismo {m}
quadric {n} (surface whose shape is defined in terms of a quadratic equation)  :: quadrica {f}
quadriceps {n} (a muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh.)  :: quadricipite {m}
quadricipital {adj} (Of or pertaining to the quadriceps.)  :: quadricipitale
quadriga {n} /kwɑˈdɹi.ɡə/ (Roman racing chariot and team of four horses)  :: quadriga {f}
quadrigatus {n} (medium-sized silver coin minted by the Roman Republic)  :: quadrigato {m}
quadrilateral {n} /ˌkwɒd.ɹəˈlæt.əɹ.əl/ (polygon having four sides)  :: quadrilatero {m}, quadrangolo {m}
quadrilateral {adj} (having four sides)  :: quadrilatero
quadrinomial {adj} (consisting of four names or parts)  :: quadrinomiale
quadrinomial {n} (expression)  :: quadrinomio {m}
quadripartite {adj} (divided into four parts)  :: quadripartito
quadripartition {n} (division into four parts)  :: quadripartizione {f}
quadripolar {adj} (having four poles)  :: quadripolare
quadripole {n} (electrical circuit with two pairs of external terminals)  :: quadripolo {m}
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  ::
quadruplane {n} (An airplane with four superposed main supporting surfaces)  :: quadriplano {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} (a magnet with two north poles and two south poles)  :: quadrupolo {m} [all]
quads {n} (quadriceps) SEE: quadriceps  ::
quaestor {n} /ˈkwiːstə/ (Ancient Roman official)  :: questore {m}
quaff {v} /kwɑf/  :: sbevazzare
quaffle {n} (ball used in Quidditch)  :: Pluffa {f}, pluffa {f}
quagmire {n} /ˈkwɒɡ.maɪə(ɹ)/ (swampy ground)  :: pantano {m}
quagmire {n}  :: pantano {m}, ginepraio {m}
quail {n} /ˈkweɪl/ (any of several small game birds)  :: quaglia {f}
quaint {adj} /kweɪnt/ (old-fashioned charm)  :: caratteristico, pittoresco
quaint {adj} (interestingly strange)  :: curioso, bizzarro
quaint {adj} (incongruous, inappropriate or illogical)  :: inappropriato, vano
quake {n} (earthquake) SEE: earthquake  ::
Quaker {n} (believer of the Quaker faith)  :: quacchero {m}
qualitative {adj} /ˈkwɑl.ɪˌteɪ.tɪv/ (of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity)  :: qualitativo
qualitative {adj} ((chemistry) of a form of analysis that yields the identity of a compound)  :: qualitativo {m}
qualitatively {adv} (in a qualitative manner)  :: qualitativamente
quality {n} /ˈkwɑləti/ (level of excellence)  :: qualità {f}
quality {n} (differentiating property or attribute)  :: qualità {f}
quality {n} (archaic: social position)  :: qualità {f}
quality {adj} (being of good worth)  :: di qualità , pregiato
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.dəɹɪ/ (a dilemma)  :: dilemma
quantify {v} /ˈkwɑːn.tə.faɪ/ (to assign a quantity to)  :: quantificare
quantitative {adj} /ˈkwɑntɪˌteɪtɪv/  :: quantitativo
quantitative easing {n} (monetary policy where the central bank creates money electronically)  :: alleggerimento quantitativo {m}
quantity {n} /ˈkwɑntɨti/ (fundamental, generic term used when referring to the measurement)  :: grandezza {f}, quantità {f}
quantity {n}  :: quantità {f}
quantization {n}  :: quantizzazione {f} (all)
quanton {n} (quantum entity)  :: quantone {m}
quantum {adj} /ˈkwɑːnəm/ (involving quanta)  :: quantico, quantistico
quantum chromodynamics {n} (quantum field theory)  :: cromodinamica quantistica {f}
quantum dot {n} (fluorescent nanoparticle)  :: punto quantistico {m}
quantum entanglement {n} (quantum mechanical phenomenon)  :: entanglement quantistico {m}, correlazione quantistica {f}
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 theory {n} (quantum mechanics) SEE: quantum mechanics  ::
quantum well {n} (potential well that confines particles)  :: buca di potenziale
quaquaversal {adj} /kweɪkwəˈvɜːsəl/ (going off in all directions at once towards a center)  :: periclinale
quarantine {n} /ˈkwɑɹ.ən.tin/ (sanitary measure isolating infected people)  :: quarantena
quarantine {n}  :: [all senses] quarantena {f}
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} /ˈkwɑɹəl/ (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 {v} (to contend, argue strongly, squabble)  :: litigare, discutere, bisticciare
quarrel {v} (to find fault)  :: incriminare
quarrel {n} (square-headed arrow for a crossbow)  :: quadrello
quarrel {v} (disagree) SEE: disagree  ::
quarry {n} /ˈkwɒɹi/ (site for mining stone)  :: cava di pietra {f}
quarry {n} (animal which is hunted)  :: preda {f}
quarter {n} /ˈkwɔːtə/ (one of four equal parts)  :: quarto {m}
quarter {n} (coin worth 25 cents)  :: moneta di venticinque centesimi
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 light {n} (side window)  :: deflettore {m}
quarterly {adj} (occurring once every quarter year)  :: trimestrale
quarterly {adj} (divided into four parts crosswise)  :: inquartato
quarterly {adv} (once every quarter year)  :: trimestralmente
quarter note {n} (quarter note) SEE: crotchet  ::
quartet {n} (music composition in four parts)  :: quartetto {m}
quartet {n} (four musicians who perform a piece of music together)  :: quartetto {m}
quartet {n} (group of four)  :: quartetto {m}
quartile {n} (any of the three points)  :: quartile
quartz {n} /kwɔːts/ (mineral)  :: quarzo {m}
quasar {n} /ˈkweɪ.zɑɹ/ (An extragalactic object)  :: quasar {m} {f}
quash {v} /kwɑʃ/ (to defeat forcibly)  :: cassare
quasi {adj} /ˈkwɑ.zi/ (showing likeness)  :: quasi
quasicrystalline {adj}  :: quasicristallino
Quasimodo {n} (day)  :: quasimodo {m}
quasistatic {adj}  :: quasistatico (all)
quaternary {adj} /ˈkwɑːtɚˌnɛəɹi/ (of fourth rank or order)  :: quaternario
Quaternary {prop} (geological period)  :: quaternario {m}
quaternion {n} /kwəˈtəːni.ən/ (Mathematical sense)  :: quaternione {m}
quatrain {n} /ˈkwɒt.ɹeɪn/ (a stanza of four lines)  :: quartina {f}
quatrefoil {n} (shape)  :: quattrofoglie {m}
quattuorvirate {n} (group of four men)  :: quadrumvirato {m}
quaver {n} ((music) an eighth note)  :: croma {f}
quay {n} /kʰeɪ/ (structure for loading and unloading vessels)  :: banchina
qubit {n} /ˈkjubɪt/ (quantum bit)  :: qubit {m}
Quebec {prop} /kwɪˈbɛk/ (province)  :: Quebec {m}
Quebec {prop} (city)  :: Quebec {m}
Quebec {prop} (the letter "Q")  :: Quarto
quebracho {n} /kɪˈbɹɑːt͡ʃəʊ/ (South American tree with hard, tannin-rich wood)  :: quebracho {m}
Quechua {prop} /ˈkɛtʃwə/ (language)  :: lingua quechua
queen {n} /kwiːn/ (female monarch)  :: regina {f}
queen {n} (chess piece)  :: regina {f}
queen {n} (playing card)  :: regina {f}, donna {f}
queen {n} (slang: male homosexual)  :: checca {f}
queen {n} (reproductive female animal in a hive)  :: ape regina {f}
queen {n} (adult female cat)  :: gatta {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}
queens {n} (pair of queens)  :: regine
queer {adj} /kwɪɹ/ (weird, odd, different)  :: strano, bizzarro {m}
queer {adj} (slightly unwell)  :: un po' male (to feel queer stare un po' male, sentirsi poco bene)
queer {adj} (slang: homosexual)  :: omosessuale (neutral), finocchio {m}, checca {f}, froccio {m}
queer {n} (slang: homosexual) SEE: fag  ::
quell {n} (transitive: to take the life of; to kill) SEE: kill  ::
quell {n} /kwɛl/ (transitive: to subdue, put down)  :: reprimere, sedare
quench {v} /kwɛnt͡ʃ/ (satisfy a thirst)  :: abbeverare, estinguere, appagare
quench {v} (extinguish a flame)  :: estinguere
quench {v} (cool rapidly by immersion)  :: temperare
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}
query {n} / / (question or inquiry)  :: interrogare
quest {n} /kwɛst/ (journey or effort in pursuit of a goal)  :: ricerca {f}
question {n} (talk; conversation; speech) SEE: talk  ::
question {n} /ˈkwɛst͡ʃən/ (sentence, phrase or word)  :: domanda {f}
question {n} (subject or topic)  :: questione
question {v} (ask questions of)  :: chiedere
question {v} (raise doubts about)  :: mettere in dubbio, interrogarsi
questionary {n} (questionnaire) SEE: questionnaire  ::
questioning {n} (interrogation) SEE: interrogation  ::
question mark {n} (punctuation)  :: punto interrogativo {m}, punto di domanda {m}
questionnaire {n} /ˌkwɛs.t͡ʃəˈnɛ͡ɹ/ (form containing a list of questions)  :: questionario {m}
queue {n} /kjuː/ (line of people)  :: fila {f}, coda {f}
queue {n} (waiting list)  :: fila {f}
queue {n} (data structure)  :: coda {f}
queue {v} (put oneself at the end of a queue)  :: mettersi in fila
queue {v} (arrange into a queue)  :: mettere 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} (lively, witty)  :: svelto, lesto
quick {adj}  :: svelto, rapido
quick as a flash {adv} (extremely quickly)  :: fulmineamente, in un lampo, in un baleno, in un battibaleno
quickie {n} /ˈkwɪki/ (something made or done swiftly)  :: cosa veloce {f}
quickie {n} (brief sexual encounter)  :: sveltina {f}
quicklime {n} (calcium oxide)  :: calce viva {f}
quickly {adv} /ˈkwɪkli/ (rapidly, fast)  :: rapidamente {m}
quickness {n} (rapidity of movement or activity)  :: rapidità {f}
quickness {n} (dexterity) SEE: dexterity  ::
quicksand {n} (type of sand)  :: sabbie mobili {f-p}
Quidditch {n} /ˈkwɪdɪtʃ/ (fictitious ball game)  :: Quidditch {m}, quidditch {m}
quiet {adj} /ˈkwaɪ.ət/ (with little sound)  :: quieto, silenzioso
quiet {adj} (having little motion)  :: calmo
quiet {adj} (not talking)  :: quieto, taciturno
quiet {v} (to cause someone to become quiet)  :: calmare, placare
quiet {n} (absence of sound)  :: silenzio {m}
quiet {n} (absence of movement)  :: pace {f}, tranquillità {f}
quietistic {adj} /kwaɪəˈtɪstɪk/ (related to quietism)  :: quietistico
quill {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum  ::
quill {n} /kwɪl/ (lower shaft of a feather)  :: calamo {m}
quill {n} (pen made of feather)  :: calamo {m}, penna d'oca {f}
quill {n} (any pen)  :: penna {f}
quill {n} (needle-like structure that grows on the skin)  :: aculeo {m}
quilt {n} (bed covering)  :: trapunta {f}
quilt {v} (to construct a quilt)  :: imbottire, trapuntare
quilted {adj} (having the characteristics of a quilt)  :: trapuntato
quince {n} /kwɪns/ (fruit)  :: mela cotogna {f}, cotogna {f}
quince {n} (tree)  :: melocotogno {m}, cotogno {m}
quinceañera {n} /ˌkɪnseɪ.ənˈjɛɹə/ (in Mexico, fifteenth birthday celebration for a young woman)  :: quinceañera {f}, festa dei quindici anni {f}
quincunx {n} (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} /kwɪŋˈkwɛ.ni.əl/ (that happens every five years)  :: quinquennale
quinquennium {n} (period of time five years long)  :: quinquennio {m}, quinquennalità {f}, lustro {m}
quintessence {n} /kwɪn.ˈtɛs.əns/ (most perfect example of its type)  :: quintessenza {f}
quintessentialize {v} (To make quintessential; to reduce to its essence.)  :: quintessenziare
quintet {n} ((music) a composition in five parts)  :: quintetto {m}
quintet {n} ((music) a group of five musicians)  :: quintetto {m}
quintet {n} (any group of five)  :: quintetto {m}
quintuple {v}  :: quintuplo
quintuple {adj} (fivefold) SEE: fivefold  ::
quip {n} /kwɪp/ (smart, sarcastic turn or jest)  :: freddura {f}, battuta {f}, frizzo {m}
Quirinal Hill {prop} (one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built)  :: Quirinale {m}
quirk {n} /kwɜːk/ (idiosyncrasy)  :: stranezza {f}
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} /kwɪvə(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}
quodlibetic {adj} (Relating to a quodlibet)  :: quodlibetale
quoll {n} /ˈkwɒl/ (carnivorous marsupial of the genus Dasyurus)  :: dasiuro {m}
quotation {n} (fragment of a human expression)  :: citazione {f}
quotation {n} (act of naming a price; price that has been quoted)  :: preventivo {m}
quotation mark {n} (quotation marks) SEE: quotation marks  ::
quotation marks {n} /kwəʊˈteɪʃən mɑːks/ (Note: These languages use “◌”-style marks or other styles as indicated. Some are singular and some plural.)  :: virgolette {f-p} [«◌»]
quote {n} /kwəʊt/ (a statement attributed to someone else)  :: citazione {f}
quote {n} (a quotation mark)  :: virgolette {f-p}
quote {n} (a summary of work to be done with a set price)  :: preventivo {m}
quote {n} (a price set for a financial security or commodity)  :: aliquota {f}
quote unquote {adj} (Emphasize the following word or phrase for irony)  :: tra virgolette
quotidian {adj} /kwɵˈtɪdɪən/ (daily)  :: quotidiano
quotidian {n} (quotidian, daily things)  :: ferialità {f}
quotient {n} /ˈkwoʊʃənt/ (number resulting from division)  :: quoziente {m}
quotient group {n} (group obtained from a larger group by aggregating elements)  :: gruppo quoziente {m}
Qur'an {prop} /kəˈɹɑn/ (the Islamic holy book)  :: Corano {m}
Qur'an {prop} (a copy of the Qur'an)  :: corano {m}