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weights and measures

measure of capacity


dry and liquid measure

1 gill = 0.142 l
1 pint [UK] = 4 gills [UK] = 0.586 l
1 quart [UK] = 2 pints [UK] = 1.136 l
1 gallon [UK] = 4 quarts [UK] = 4.5459 l
1 quarter [UK] = 64 gallons [UK] = 20.935 l


dry measure

1 peck [UK] = 2 gallons [UK] = 9.092 l
1 bushel [UK] = 4 pecks [UK] = 36.368 l
1 pint [USA] = 0.5506 l
1 quart [USA] = 2 pints [USA] = 1.1012 l
1 gallon [USA] = 4 quarts [USA] = 4.405 l
1 peck [USA] = 2 gallons [USA] = 8.8096 l
1 bushel [USA] = 4 pecks [USA] = 35.2383 l


liquid measure

1 barrel [UK] = 36 gallons [UK] = 163.6561 l
1 gill [USA] = 0.1183 l
1 pint [USA] = 4 gills [USA] = 0.4732 l
1 quart [USA] = 2 pints [USA] = 0.9464 l
1 gallon [USA] = 4 quarts [USA] = 3.7853 l
1 barrel [USA] = 31.5 gallons [USA] = 119.228 l
1 hogshead [USA] = 2 barrels [USA] = 238.456 l
1 barrel petroleum [USA] = 42 gallons [USA] = 158.97 l
1 ml (millilitre) = 10 -3 l
1 dl (decilitre) = 0.1 l (litre)
1 l (litre) = 1.7607 pint [UK] = 7.0431 gills [UK]
  = 0.8804 quart [UK] = 0.2201 gallon [UK]
  = 2.1134 pints [USA] = 8.4534 gills [USA]
  = 1.0567 quart [USA] = 0.2642 gallon [USA]
1 hl (hectolitre) = 100 l = 22.009 gallons [UK]
  = 2.751 bushels [UK] = 26.418 gallons [USA]


apothecaries' fluid measure

1 minim [UK] = 0.0592 ml
1 minim [USA] = 0.0616 ml
1 fluid dram [UK] = 60 minims [UK] = 3.5515 ml
1 fluid dram [USA] = 60 minims [USA] = 3.6966 ml
1 fluid ounce [UK] = 8 fluid drams [UK] = 0.0284 l
1 fluid ounce [USA] = 8 fluid drams [USA] = 0.0296 l
1 pint [UK] = 20 fluid ounces [UK] = 0.5683 l
1 pint [USA] = 16 fluid ounces [USA] = 0.4732 l


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