Fluid ounce


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Fluid ounce ("liquid ounce ") is a unit of measurement of space (liquid, apothecary measure ) of the Anglo-American system of measurement . A distinction is made between Imperial fluid ounce, an imperial unit of measurement , which has its origin in Great Britain, and United States fluid ounce , a US-American unit of measurement, which is part of the United States customary units . The unit symbol is either Imp.fl.oz. or US fl.oz.

Unless the context is clear, is sometimes only briefly oz written, which in general but a likelihood of confusion with the so abbreviated unit of weight ounce (English ounce produced).

In America z. B. a typical sales size for beer cans or other beverages 12 fl.oz., which corresponds to 0.3549 liters.

Equivalences and conversions

Imperial fluid ounce

1 Imp.fl.oz.  = 8th Imp.fl.dr.
= 480 Imp.min.
= 1.7338715625 cubic inch
= 28.4130642624675 ml (cm³)
 
1 imp. Gallon 8th Imp.pt
= 16 Imp.cup
= 32 Imp.gi.
= 160 Imp.fl.oz.
= 1280 Imp.fl.dr.
= 76800 Imp.min.
= 277.41945 cubic inch
= 4546,0902819948 ml (cm³)

1 Imp.fl.oz. = 0.96076 US.fl.oz.
1 pulse min. = 0.96076 US.min.

US customary fluid ounce

1 US fl.oz. = 8th US fl.dr.
= 480 US.min.
= 1.8046875 cubic inch
= 29.5735295625 ml (cm³)
 
1 US.liq. gallon 8th US.liq.pt
= 16 US.cup
= 32 US.liq.gi.
= 128 US.fl.oz.
= 1024 US.fl.dr.
= 61440 US.min.
= 231 cubic inch
= 3785,411784 ml (cm³)

literature

Individual evidence

  1. z. B. in the example sentence : According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, standard US drink sizes are 12oz of 5% ABV beer, 5oz of 12% ABV wine, 8oz of 7% malt liquor, and 1.5oz of 40% (80 -proof) liquor. in Brittany Smith: The Healthiest Drinks You Can Order at the Bar at www.mensfitness.com ; accessed on October 27, 2016
  2. wolframalpha.com
  3. Handbook 44 - 2012. (PDF; 6.6 MB) National Institute of Standards and Technology , October 25, 2011, accessed on September 18, 2012 (see there in: Appendix C - General Tables of Units of Measurement).