﻿ Unit of Conversion: Volume
 Imperial Volume - Small: fluid ounce fl oz tablespoon tbsp dessertspoon dstspn teaspoon tsp pinch pn dash ds smidgen smi drop gtt Imperial Volume - Medium: gallon gal quartern qtrn quart qt pint pt cup c gill gi Imperial Volume - Large: bushel bu bucket bkt peck pk
 Metric Volume - Small: litre L cup c tablespoon tb teaspoon ts millilitre ml drop dp lambda lambda Cubic Volume - Medium: cubic inch cu in cubic foot cu ft
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Unit & Volume Definitions and Information -- Imperial Cooking Volumes --> pg 2
Fluid Ounce (imperial) Tablespoon (imperial) Dessertspoon (imperial) Teaspoon (imperial) Pinch (imperial) Dash (imperial) Smidgen (imperial) Drop (imperial) Gallon (imperial) Quartern (imperial) Quart (imperial) Pint (imperial) Cup (imperial) Gill (imperial) Bushel (imperial) Bucket (imperial) Peck (imperial) 1) To see definitions, hover mouse cursor over items in the left side of this window.
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Gallon (imperial)
Abbreviation: gal

An imperial gallon is based on a volume of 10 pounds of water at 62°F (17°C), is used for both liquid or dry volume, exactly equals 4.54609 litres, and approximately equals 277.419432791621 cubic inches.
 1 imperial gallon = 1/8 imperial bushel = 1/2 imperial peck = 2 imperial quarterns = 4 imperial quarts = 8 imperial pints = 16 imperial cups = 32 imperial gills = 160 imperial fluid ounces = 4.54609 litres(exactly) ~ 277.4194327916 cubic inches ~ 1.2009499255 US fluid gallons ~ 153.7215904646 US fluid ounces
Fluid Ounce (imperial)
Abbreviation: fl oz

An Imperial fluid ounce is defined as 1/160 imperial gallon, equals the volume of 1 ounce avoirdupois of water at 62 °F (16.7°C), exactly equals 28.4130625 millilitres, and approximately equals 1.73387145494763 cubic inches.
 1 imperial fluid ounce = 1/160 imperial gallon = 1/20 imperial pint = 1/10 imperial cup = 1/5 imperial gill = 8/5 imperial tablespoons = 12/5 imperial dessertspoons = 24/5 imperial teaspoons = 8 imperial fluid drams = 28.4130625 millilitres (cm3)(exactly) ~ 1.733871454948 cubic inches ~ 0.9607599404 US fluid ounces
Tablespoon (imperial)
Abbreviation: tbsp

An Imperial tablespoon is defined as 5/8 of an imperial fluid ounce, exactly equals 17.7581640625 millilitres, and approximately equals 1.08366965934227 cubic inches.
 1 imperial tablespoon = 1/32 imperial pint = 1/8 imperial gill = 5/8 imperial fluid ounce = 1 1/2 imperial dessertspoons = 3 imperial teaspoons = 5 imperial fluid drams = 15 imperial fluid scruples = 17.7581640625 millilitres (cm3)(exactly) ~ 1.083669659342 cubic inches ~ 0.600474962752 US fluid ounces ~ 1.200949925505 US tablespoons
Dessertspoon (imperial)
Abbreviation: dstspn

An Imperial dessertspoon (dstspn) is defined as 1/12 imperial gill, as a unit of culinary measure equals 2 teaspoons, and approximately equals 11.838776041667 millilitres or 0.72244643956151 cubic inches.
 1 imperial dessertspoon = 1/48 imperial pint = 1/12 imperial gill = 5/12 imperial fluid ounce = 2/3 imperial tablespoon = 2 imperial teaspoons = 3 1/3 imperial fluid drams = 10 imperial fluid scruples ~ 11.838776041667 millilitres (cm3) ~ 0.722446439562 cubic inches ~ 0.400316641835 US fluid ounces ~ 2.40189985101 US teaspoons
Teaspoon (imperial)
Abbreviation: tsp

An Imperial teaspoon is defined as 1/24 of an imperial gill, and approximately equals 5.919388020833 millilitres or 0.36122321978076 cubic inches.
 1 imperial teaspoon = 1/96 imperial pint = 1/24 imperial gill = 5/24 imperial fluid ounce = 1/3 imperial tablespoon = 1/2 imperial dessertspoon = 1 2/3 imperial fluid drams = 5 imperial fluid scruples ~ 5.919388020833 millilitres (cm3) ~ 0.361223219781 cubic inches ~ 0.200158320917 US fluid ounces ~ 1.200949925505 US teaspoons
Pinch (imperial)
Abbreviation: pn

An Imperial pinch is defined as 1/192 of an imperial gill, is equal to 1/8 inperial teaspoon, and approximately equals 0.739923502604 millilitres or 0.04515290247259 cubic inches.
 1 imperial pinch = 5/192 imperial fluid ounce = 1/8 imperial teaspoon = 5/24 imperial fluid dram = 5/8 imperial fluid scruple = 2 imperial dashes = 7.5 imperial drops ~ 0.739923502604 millilitres (cm3) ~ 0.045152902472 cubic inches ~ 0.025019790114 US fluid ounces ~ 1.200949925504 US dashes ~ 2.40189985101 US pinches
Dash (imperial)
Abbreviation: ds

An Imperial dash is defined as 1/384 of an imperial gill, is equal to 1/2 inperial pinch, and approximately equals 0.369961751302 millilitres or 0.02257645123630 cubic inches.
 1 imperial dash = 5/384 imperial fluid ounce = 1/16 imperial teaspoon = 48/5 imperial fluid drams = 5/16 imperial fluid scruple = 1/2 imperial pinch = 3 3/4 imperial drops ~ 0.369961751302 millilitres (cm3) ~ 0.022576451236 cubic inches ~ 0.012509895057 US fluid ounces ~ 0.600474962752 US dashes ~ 1.200949925505 US pinches
Smidgen (imperial)
Abbreviation: smi

An Imperial smidgen is defined as 1/32 inperial teaspoon, approximately equals 0.184980875651 millilitres, and approximately equals 0.01128822561815 cubic inches.
 1 imperial smidgen = 5/768 imperial fluid ounce = 1/32 imperial teaspoon = 5/32 imperial fluid scruple = 1/4 imperial pinch = 1/2 imperial dash = 1 7/8 imperial drops ~ 0.184980875651 millilitres (cm3) ~ 0.011288225618 cubic inches ~ 0.0062549475285 US fluid ounces ~ 0.300237481376 US dashes ~ 0.600474962752 US pinches
Drop (imperial)
Abbreviation: gtt

An Imperial drop is defined as 1/288 inperial fluid ounce, approximately equals 0.0986564670138889 millilitres, and approximately equals 0.00602038699635 cubic inches.
 1 imperial drop = 1/288 imperial fluid ounce = 1/60 imperial teaspoon = 1/12 imperial fluid scruple = 2/15 imperial pinch = 4/15 imperial dash = 8/15 imperial smidgen ~ 0.098656467014 millilitres (cm3) ~ 0.006020386996 cubic inches ~ 0.003335972015 US fluid ounces ~ 1.200949925505 US drops ~ 1.60126656734 US minims
Gallon (imperial)
Abbreviation: gal

An imperial gallon is based on a volume of 10 pounds of water at 62°F (17°C), is used for both liquid or dry volume, exactly equals 4.54609 litres, and approximately equals 277.419432791621 cubic inches.
 1 imperial gallon = 1/8 imperial bushel = 1/2 imperial peck = 2 imperial quarterns = 4 imperial quarts = 8 imperial pints = 16 imperial cups = 32 imperial gills = 160 imperial fluid ounces = 4.54609 litres(exactly) ~ 277.4194327916 cubic inches ~ 1.2009499255 US fluid gallons ~ 153.7215904646 US fluid ounces
Quartern (imperial)
Abbreviation: qtrn

The imperial quartern is a fourth of a peck and is equal to an imperial pottle which equates to 1/2 imperial gallon, is used for both liquid or dry volume, exactly equals 2.273045 litres, and approximately equals 138.709716395811 cubic inches.
 1 imperial quartern = 1/16 imperial bushel = 1/4 imperial peck = 1/2 imperial gallon = 2 imperial quarts = 4 imperial pints = 8 imperial cups = 16 imperial gills = 80 imperial fluid ounces = 2.273045 litres(exactly) ~ 138.7097163958 cubic inches ~ 76.8607952323 US fluid ounces ~ 0.60047496275 US fluid gallons
Quart (imperial)
Abbreviation: qt

An imperial quart, used for both liquid or dry volume, equals 1/4 imperial gallon, exactly equals 1.1365225 litres, and approximately equals 69.3548581979054 cubic inches.
 1 imperial quart = 1/8 imperial peck = 1/4 imperial gallon = 1/2 imperial quartern = 2 imperial pints = 4 imperial cups = 8 imperial gills = 40 imperial fluid ounces = 1.1365225 litres(exactly) ~ 69.3548581979 cubic inches ~ 1.2009499255 US fluid quarts ~ 38.4303976162 US fluid ounces ~ 1.0320567435 US dry quarts
Pint (imperial)
Abbreviation: pt

The imperial pint equals 1/8 imperial gallon, equals the volume of 1.25lb (567g) of water at 62 °F (16.7°C), exactly equals 568.26125 millilitres, and approximately equals 34.6774290989527 cubic inches.
 1 imperial pint = 1/16 imperial peck = 1/8 imperial gallon = 1/4 imperial quartern = 1/2 imperial quart = 2 imperial cups = 4 imperial gills = 20 imperial fluid ounces = 568.26125 millilitres (exactly) ~ 34.677429099 cubic inches ~ 1.2009499255 US fluid pints ~ 19.2151988081 US fluid ounces ~ 1.0320567435 US dry pints
Cup (imperial)
Abbreviation: c

An imperial cup defined as 1/2 imperial pint, is rarely found today except on older kitchen utensils and old recipe books, exactly equals 284.130625 millilitres, and approximately equals 17.3387145494763 cubic inches.
 1 imperial cup = 1/16 imperial gallon = 1/8 imperial quartern = 1/4 imperial quart = 1/2 imperial pint = 2 imperial gills = 10 imperial fluid ounces = 16 imperial tablespoons = 284.130625 millilitres (exactly) ~ 17.3387145495 cubic inches ~ 1.2009499255 US cups ~ 9.607599404 US fluid ounces
Gill (imperial)
Abbreviation: gi

The imperial gill or noggin, is a unit of volume equal 1/4 imperial pint. No longer common except for volumes of alcoholic spirits, exactly equals 142.0653125 millilitres, and approximately equals 8.66935727473817 cubic inches.
 1 imperial gill = 1/32 imperial gallon = 1/4 imperial pint = 1/2 imperial cup = 5 imperial fluid ounces = 8 imperial tablespoons = 12 imperial dessertspoons = 24 imperial teaspoons = 142.0653125 millilitres (exactly) ~ 8.6693572747 cubic inches ~ 1.200949925505 US gills ~ 4.803799702 US fluid ounces
Bushel (imperial)
Abbreviation: bu

An Imperial bushel equals 8 imperial gallons, 1/4 imperial coomb, 2 imperial buckets, 2 imperial kenning (obsolete), 32 imperial quarts, exactly equals 36.36872 litres, and approximately equals 2219.35546233297 cubic inches.
 1 imperial bushel = 1/4 imperial coomb = 1/2 imperial strike = 2 imperial buckets = 4 imperial pecks = 8 imperial gallons = 16 imperial quarterns = 32 imperial quarts = 64 imperial pints = 36.36872 litres(exactly) ~ 1.2843492259 cubic feet ~ 1.0320567435 US bushels level ~ 8.2564539479 US dry gallons
Bucket (imperial)
Abbreviation: bkt

An Imperial bucket equals 1/2 imperial bushel, 4 imperial gallons, 1 imperial kenning (obsolete), exactly equals 18.18436 litres, and approximately equals 1109.67773116649 cubic inches.
 1 imperial bucket = 1/2 imperial bushel = 2 imperial pecks = 4 imperial gallons = 8 imperial quarterns = 16 imperial quarts = 32 imperial pints = 640 imperial fluid ounces = 18.18436 litres(exactly) ~ 0.6421746129 cubic feet ~ 1.0320567435 US buckets ~ 4.128226974 US dry gallons
Peck (imperial)
Abbreviation: pk

An Imperial peck is a unit of volume equal to 2 imperial gallons, 8 imperial quarts, 1/2 imperial kenning (obsolete), 1/4 imperial bushel, exactly equals 9.09218 litres, and approximately equals 554.838865583243 cubic inches.
 1 imperial peck = 1/4 imperial bushel = 1/2 imperial bucket = 2 imperial gallons = 4 imperial quarterns = 8 imperial quarts = 16 imperial pints = 320 imperial fluid ounces = 9.09218 litres(exactly) ~ 554.8388655832 cubic inches ~ 1.0320567435 US Pecks ~ 2.064113487 US dry gallons