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Teaspoon (US)
Abbreviation: tsp - (also t, ts, tsp or tspn never capitalized)

A US teaspoon is defined as 1/6 US fluid ounce, 1/3 US tablespoon, exactly equals 0.30078125 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 4.92892159375 milliliters.
 1 US teaspoon = 1/48 US cup = 1/24 US gill = 1/12 US jack = 1/6 US shot = 1/6 US fluid ounce = 1/3 US tablespoon = 1 1/3 US fluid drams = 4 US fluid scruple = 80 US minims = 0.30078125 cubic inches(exactly) = 4.92892159375 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) ~ 0.17347378846 imperial fluid ounces
Ounce (US Fluid)
Abbreviation: fl oz

A US fluid ounce exactly equals 1.8046875 cubic inches, exactly equals 29.5735295625 milliliters, and is approximately equal to the volume of 1.041 ounce, 29.5g, of water at 62 °F (16.7°C).
 1 US fluid ounce = 1/128 US gallon = 1/16 US pint = 1/8 US cup = 1/4 US gill = 1/2 US jack = 2 US tablespoons = 6 US teaspoons = 8 US fluid drams = 1.8046875 cubic inches(exactly) = 29.5735295625 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) ~ 1.040842731 imperial fluid ounces
Tablespoon (US)
Abbreviation: tbsp - (also T, tb, tbs, tblsp, & tblspn)

A US tablespoon is defined as 1/2 US fluid ounce, exactly equals 0.90234375 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 14.78676478125 milliliters.
 1 US tablespoon = 1/32 US fluid pint = 1/16 US cup = 1/8 US gill = 1/4 US jack = 1/2 US shot = 1/2 US fluid ounce = 3 US teaspoons = 4 US fluid drams = 0.90234375 cubic inches(exactly) = 14.78676478125 milliliters (cm3)(Exactly) ~ 0.520421365393118 imperial fluid ounces
Teaspoon (US)
Abbreviation: tsp - (also t, ts, tsp or tspn never capitalized)

A US teaspoon is defined as 1/6 US fluid ounce, 1/3 US tablespoon, exactly equals 0.30078125 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 4.92892159375 milliliters.
 1 US teaspoon = 1/48 US cup = 1/24 US gill = 1/12 US jack = 1/6 US shot = 1/6 US fluid ounce = 1/3 US tablespoon = 1 1/3 US fluid drams = 4 US fluid scruple = 80 US minims = 0.30078125 cubic inches(exactly) = 4.92892159375 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) ~ 0.17347378846 imperial fluid ounces
Dash (US)
Abbreviation: ds

A US dash in cooking is a very small amount of an ingredient, typically salt or spice, and precisely defined as 1/8 US teaspoon, equals 1/48 US fluid ounce, exactly equals 0.03759765625 cubic inch, and 0.61611519921875 milliliter.
 1 US dash = 1/48 US fluid ounce = 1/24 US tablespoons = 1/8 US teaspoons = 1/6 US fluid drams = 2 US pinches = 4 US smidgens = 8 US nips (Cooking) = 10 US minims = 0.03759765625 cubic inches(exactly) = 0.61611519921875 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) ~ 0.0216842235580466 imperial fluid ounces
Pinch (US)
Abbreviation: pn

A US pinch in cooking is a small amount traditionally defined as an amount that can be taken between the thumb and forefinger, and is precisely defined as 1/96 US fluid ounce, 1/16 US teaspoon, and 1/2 US dash.
 1 US pinch = 1/96 US fluid ounce = 1/48 US tablespoon = 1/16 US teaspoon = 1/12 US fluid dram = 1/2 US dash = 2 US smidgens = 4 US nips (Cooking) = 5 US minims = 0.018798828125 cubic inches(exactly) = 0.308057599609375 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) ~ 0.010842111779 imperial fluid ounces
Smidgen (US)
Abbreviation: smi

A US smidgen in cooking is an extreamly small amount of ingredient, typically salt or spice, and is precisely defined as 1/192 US fluid ounce, 1/32 US teaspoon, and 1/2 US pinch.
 1 US smidgen = 1/192 US fluid ounce = 1/96 US tablespoons = 1/32 US teaspoons = 1/24 US fluid drams = 1/4 US dash = 1/2 US pinch = 2 US nips (Cooking) = 2 1/2 US minims = 0.0093994140625 cubic inches(exactly) = 0.154028799804688 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) ~ 0.0054210558895 imperial fluid ounces
Drop (US)
Abbreviation: gtt

The US drop is defined as 1/360 US fluid ounce, 1/60 US teaspoon, approximately equals 0.005013020833 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 0.082148693229 milliliters.
 1 US drop = 1/360 US fluid ounce = 1/180 US tablespoon = 1/60 US teaspoon = 1/45 US fluid dram = 2/15 US dash = 4/15 US pinch = 8/15 US smidgen = 1 1/3 US minim ~ 0.005013020833 cubic inches(exactly) ~ 0.082148693229 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) ~ 0.002891229808 imperial fluid ounces
Gallon (US Fluid; Wine)
Abbreviation: gal

The US fluid gallon exactly equals 231 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 3.785411784 liters.
 1 US fluid gallon = 4 US fluid quarts = 8 US fluid pints = 16 US cups = 32 US gills = 128 US fluid ounces = 231 cubic inches(exactly) = 1024 US fluid drams = 3.78541 liters(exactly) ~ 0.832674 imperial gallons ~ 133.228 imperial fluid ounces ~ 0.859367 US dry gallons
Quart (US Fluid)
Abbreviation: qt

A US fluid quart is 1/4 US fluid gallon, exactly equals 57.75 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 0.946352946 liters.
 1 US fluid quart = 1/4 US fluid gallon = 1/2 US pottle = 2 US fluid pints = 4 US cups = 8 US gills = 32 US fluid ounces = 256 US fluid drams = 57.75 cubic inches(exactly) = 0.946352946 liters(exactly) ~ 0.8326741846 imperial quarts ~ 0.8593670074 US dry quarts
Pint (US Fluid)
Abbreviation: pt

A US fluid pint is 1/8 US fluid gallon, is exactly equal to 28.875 cubic inches, and is exactly 0.473176473 liters.
 1 US fluid pint = 1/8 US fluid gallon = 1/4 US pottle = 1/2 US fluid quart = 2 US cups = 4 US gills = 16 US fluid ounces = 128 US fluid drams = 28.875 cubic inches (exactly) = 473.176473 milliliters (exactly) ~ 0.8326741846 imperial pints ~ 0.8593670074 US dry pints
Cup (US)
Abbreviation: c

A US cup is defined as 1/2 US pint, exactly equals 14.4375 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 0.2365882365 liters.
 1 US cup = 1/16 US fluid gallons = 1/4 US fluid quarts = 1/2 US fluid pints = 2 US gills = 4 US jacks = 8 US fluid ounces = 16 US tablespoons = 64 US fluid drams = 14.4375 cubic inches(exactly) = 236.5882365 milliliters ~ 0.833 imperial cups
Gill (US)
Abbreviation: gi

A US gill equals 1/2 US cup, exactly equals 7.21875 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 118.29411825 milliliters.
 1 US gill = 1/32 US fluid gallon = 1/8 US fluid quart = 1/4 US fluid pint = 1/2 US cup = 2 US jacks = 4 US fluid ounces = 8 US tablespoons = 32 US fluid drams = 7.21875 cubic inches (exactly) = 118.29411825 milliliters (exactly) ~ 0.8326741846 imperial gills
Bushel Level (US)
Abbreviation: bu lvl

A US bushel level is a US unit of dry volume, equal to 4 US Pecks, 8 US dry gallons, 32 US dry quarts, 2 US kenning (obsolete), exactly equals 2150.42 cubic inches, and exactly equals 35.23907016688 liters.
 1 US bushel level = 1/4 US coomb = 2 US buckets = 4 US pecks = 8 US dry gallons = 16 US quarterns = 32 US dry quarts = 2150.42 cubic inches(exactly) = 35.23907016688 liters(exactly) ~ 9.3091774892 US fluid gallons ~ 7.7515117752 imperial gallons = 4/5 US bushel heaped
Peck (US)
Abbreviation: pk

A US peck is a US unit of dry volume, equal to 2 US dry gallons, 8 US dry quarts, 1/2 US kenning (obsolete), 1/4 US bushel level, exactly equals 537.605 cubic inches, and exactly equals 8.80976754172 liters.
 1 US peck = 1/16 US coomb = 1/4 US bushel level = 1/2 US bucket = 2 US dry gallons = 4 US quarterns = 8 US dry quarts = 537.605 cubic inches(exactly) = 8.80976754172 liters ~ 2.3272943723 US fluid gallons ~ 1.93788 imperial gallons ~ 297.8936796537 US fluid ounces
Gallon (US Dry)
Abbreviation: gal

The US dry gallon is equal to 1/8 of The US bushel level, is exactly 268.8025 cubic inches, and is exactly 4.40488377086 liters.
 1 US dry gallon = 1/32 US coomb = 1/8 US bushel level = 1/4 US bucket = 1/2 US peck = 4 US dry quarts = 8 US dry pints = 268.8025 cubic inches(exactly) = 4.40488377086 liters(exactly) ~ 1.1636471861 US fluid gallons ~ 0.9689389719 imperial gallons ~ 148.9468398268 US fluid ounces
Quart (US Dry)
Abbreviation: qt

The US dry quart is defined as 1/4 US dry gallon, exactly equals 67.200625 cubic inches, and is exactly 1.101220942715 liters.
 1 US dry quart = 1/32 US bushel level = 1/16 US bucket = 1/8 US peck = 1/4 US dry gallon = 1/2 US quartern = 2 US dry pints = 67.200625 cubic inches(exactly) = 1.101220942715 liters ~ 0.2909117965 US fluid gallons ~ 0.242234743 imperial gallons ~ 38.7575588768 imperial fluid ounces
Pint (US Dry)
Abbreviation: pt

The US dry pint is 1/8 US dry gallon, is exactly equal to 33.6003125 cubic inches, and is exactly 0.5506104713575 liters.
 1 US dry pint = 1/64 US bushel = 1/32 US bucket = 1/16 US peck = 1/8 US dry gallon = 1/4 US quartern = 1/2 US dry quart = 33.6003125 cubic inches (exactly) = 550.6104713575 milliliters (exactly) ~ 1.1636471861 US fluid pints ~ 0.9689389719 imperial pints ~ 18.6183549784 US fluid ounces
Bushel Heaped (US)
Abbreviation: bu

A US bushel heaped is a US unit of dry volume, equal to 1.25 bushels level, 5 US Pecks, 10 US dry gallons, 40 US dry quarts, 2.5 US kenning (obsolete), exactly equals 2688.025 cubic inches, and exactly equals 44.0488377086 liters.
 1 US bushel heaped = 5/16 US coomb = 1 1/4 US bushel level = 2 1/2 US buckets = 5 US pecks = 10 US dry gallons = 20 US quarterns = 40 US dry quarts = 2688.025 cubic inches(exactly) = 44.0488377086 liters(exactly) ~ 11.6364718615 US fluid gallons ~ 9.6893897188 imperial gallons