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Unit & Volume Definitions and Information -- US Cooking Measures --> pg 1
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Cup (metric)
Abbreviation: c

The metric cup is used in Commonwealth nations (such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Indian Subcontinent, South Africa, etc.), Latin America and Lebanon, and one cup is commonly defined as 250 milliliters.
 1 metric cup = 0.00025 cubic meter(exactly) = 1/4 liters = 2.5 deciliters = 25 centiliters = 250 milliliters ~ 15.255936023683 cubic inches (exactly) ~ 1.056688209433 US cups ~ 8.453505675461 US fluid ounces ~ 0.879876993196 imperial cups ~ 8.798769931964 imperial fluid ounces
Liter
Abbreviation: L

The liter is defined as 1 decimeter cubed, is equal to 1/1000 cubic meter, is approximately 61.023744094732 cubic inches, is approximately 1.0566882 US quarts, and is approximately 0.879876993 imperial quarts.
 1 liter = 0.001 cubic meter = 1 cubic decimeter = 4 metric cups = 1000 milliliters (cm3) ~ 0.0353147 cubic foot ~ 61.0237 cubic inches ~ 1.05669 US fluid quarts ~ 33.814 US fluid ounces ~ 0.879877 imperial quart ~ 35.1951 imperial fluid ounces
Cup (metric)
Abbreviation: c

The metric cup is used in Commonwealth nations (such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Indian Subcontinent, South Africa, etc.), Latin America and Lebanon, and one cup is commonly defined as 250 milliliters.
 1 metric cup = 0.00025 cubic meter(exactly) = 1/4 liters = 2.5 deciliters = 25 centiliters = 250 milliliters ~ 15.255936023683 cubic inches (exactly) ~ 1.056688209433 US cups ~ 8.453505675461 US fluid ounces ~ 0.879876993196 imperial cups ~ 8.798769931964 imperial fluid ounces
Tablespoon (metric)
Abbreviation: tbsp - (also T, tb, tbs, tblsp, & tblspn)

The metric tablespoon is used in Commonwealth nations (such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Indian Subcontinent, South Africa, etc.), Latin America and Lebanon, and one tablespoon is defined as 15 milliliters.
 1 metric tablespoon = 3/200 liter = 3/20 deciliter = 1 1/2 centiliter = 15 milliliters = 3 metric teaspoons ~ 0.915356161421 cubic inches ~ 0.507210340528 US fluid ounces ~ 1.014420681055 US tablespoons ~ 0.527926195918 imperial fluid ounces ~ 0.844681913468 imperial tablespoons
Teaspoon (metric)
Abbreviation: tsp - (also t., ts., tsp. or tspn. never capitalized)

The metric teaspoon is used in Commonwealth nations (such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Indian Subcontinent, South Africa, etc.), Latin America and Lebanon, and one teaspoon is defined as 5 milliliters.
 1 metric teaspoon = 1/200 liter = 1/20 deciliter = 1/2 centiliter = 5 milliliters = 0.333333333333333 metric tablespoon = 100 metric drops ~ 0.305118720474 cubic inches ~ 0.169070113509 US fluid ounces ~ 1.014420681055 US teaspoons ~ 0.175975398639 imperial fluid ounces ~ 0.844681913468 imperial teaspoons
Milliliter
Abbreviation: ml

The milliliter is defined as 1 centimeter cubed, is equal to 1/1000 liter, and is approximately equal to 0.061023744094732 cubic inches, 0.03381402270184 US fluid ounces, and 0.035195079728 imperial fluid ounces.
 1 milliliter = 0.000001 cubic meter = 0.001 liters = 0.01 deciliters = 0.1 centiliters = 1/5 metric teaspoon = 1 cubic centimeter ~ 0.061023744095 cubic inches ~ 0.033814022702 US fluid ounces ~ 0.202884136211 US teaspoons ~ 0.035195079728 imperial fluid ounces ~ 0.168936382694 imperial teaspoons
Drop (metric)
Abbreviation: dp

The metric drop is used in Commonwealth nations (such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Indian Subcontinent, South Africa, etc.), Latin America and Lebanon, and one drop is defined as 0.05 milliliters.
 1 metric drop = 1/2000 deciliter = 1/200 centiliter = 1/20 milliliter = 50 lambda = 1/300 metric tablespoon = 1/100 metric teaspoon ~ 0.003051187205 cubic inches ~ 0.811536544844 US minim ~ 0.608652408633 US drops ~ 0.844681913468 imperial minim ~ 0.506809148081 imperial drops
Lambda
Abbreviation: λ

Lambda is defined as 1 millimeter cubed, mm3, is equal to 1/1000 milliliter, and is approximately equal to 0.000061023744094732 cubic inches, 0.00003381402270184 US fluid ounces, and 0.000035195079728 imperial fluid ounces.
 1 lambda = 1e-06 liters = 1e-05 deciliters = 0.0002 metric teaspoon = 0.0001 centiliters = 0.001 milliliters = 1 microlitre = 1 cubic millimeter (mm3) ~ 6.10237e-05 cubic inches ~ 0.0162307 minim (US) ~ 0.012173 drop (US) ~ 0.0168936 minim (imperial) ~ 0.0101362 drop (imperial)
Cubic Inch
Abbreviation: cu in

The cubic inch is defined as 1 inch cubed, equals 2.54 centimeters cubed, exactly equals 0.90234375 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 14.78676478125 milliliters.
 1 cubic inch = 0.000016387064 cubic meter(exactly) = 1/46656 cubic yard = 1/1728 cubic foot = 0.554112554112554 US fluid ounce(exactly) = 26.5974025974026 US fluid drams(exactly) = 0.016387064 liter(exactly) = 16.387064 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) = 1 cubic inches(exactly) ~ 0.576744024 imperial fluid ounces
Cubic Foot
Abbreviation: cu ft

The cubic foot is defined as 1 foot cubed, exactly equals 1728 cubic inches, and is exactly equal to 28.316846592 liters.
 1 cubic foot = 0.028316846592 cubic meter(exactly) = 1/27 cubic yard = 1728 cubic inches = 7.48051948051948 US fluid gallons(exactly) = 957.506493506493 US fluid ounces(exactly) = 28.316846592 liters(exactly) = 28316.846592 milliliters (cm3)(exactly) ~ 6.228835459 imperial gallons ~ 996.613673417 imperial fluid ounces