Quartet vs Quadrant - What's the difference?

quartet | quadrant |


As nouns the difference between quartet and quadrant

is that quartet is (music) a music composition in four parts, each performed by a single voice or instrument while quadrant is quadrant (region of the cartesian plane) .

quartet

Alternative forms

* quartette

Noun

(en noun)
  • (music) A music composition in four parts, each performed by a single voice or instrument.
  • A string quartet .
  • (music) The set of four musicians who perform a piece of music together in four parts.
  • A quartet of violinists .
  • A group of four.
  • Synonyms

    * group of four: foursome

    quadrant

    Alternative forms

    * quadraunt (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of the four sections made by dividing an area with two perpendicular lines.
  • (mathematics) The four regions of the Cartesian plane bounded by the x-axis and y-axis.
  • (geometry) One fourth of a circle or disc; a sector with an angle of 90°.
  • (nautical) A measuring device with a graduated arc of 90° used in locating an altitude.
  • See also

    * octant * sextant ----