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Units of Measurement

U.S. Liquid Measure

fluid dram
fluid ounce
cup
pint
quart
gallon

U.S. Equivalents

60 minims, 0.2256 cubic inches
8 fluid drams, 1.8047 cubic inches
8 fluid ounces, 14.4375 cubic inches
2 cups, 28.875 cubic inches
2 pints, 57.75 cubic inches
4 quarts, 231 cubic inches

Metric Equivalents

3.697 milliliters
29.573 milliliters
0.2365 liter
0.473 liter
0.946 liter
3.785 liters


U.S. Dry Measure

pint
quart
peck

U.S. Equivalents

0.5 quart, 33.6 cubic inches
2 pints, 67.2 cubic inches
8 quarts, 537.605 cubic inches

Metric Equivalents

0.551 liter
1.101 liter
8.801 liters


U.S. Customary Unit

grain
dram
ounce
pound

U.S. Equivalents

0.36 drams, 0.002285 ounces
27.344 grains, 0.0625 ounce
16 drams, 437.5 grains
16 ounces, 7,000 grains

Metric Equivalents

64.79891 milligrams
1.772 grams
28.350 grams
453.59237 grams

Household Measures - Equivalents

1 cup
3/4 cup
2/3 cup
1/2 cup
1/3 cup
1/4 cup
1/8 cup
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon

8 fluid ounces
6 fluid ounces
2 2/3 fluid ounces
4 fluid ounces
1 1/3 fluid ounces
2 fluid ounces
1 fluid ounce
1/2 fluid ounce
60 drops

16 tablespoons
12 tablespoons
10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
8 tablespoons
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
4 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
3 teaspoons

 

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