Imperial fluid ounce


Imperial fluid ounce
28.416 cm3. Abbreviated as fl ozBI

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fluid ounce — Fluid ounces redirects here. For the band, see Fluid Ounces. A fluid ounce (abbreviated fl oz, fl. oz. or oz. fl.) is a unit of volume equal to about 28.4 mL in the imperial system or about 29.6 mL in the US system. The fluid ounce is… …   Wikipedia

  • fluid ounce — [flo͞o΄id ouns′] a unit of liquid measure, equal to 1/ 4 gill or 1/ 16 pint or 8 fluid drams (29.5734 milliliters): the British and Canadian imperial fluid ounce equals 1/ 20 of an imperial pint or 28.4122 milliliters: abbrev. fl oz …   English World dictionary

  • Fluid ounce — (Flüssigunze) ist eine Maßeinheit des Raums (Flüssigkeit, Apothekermaß), die vor allem in Nordamerika gebräuchlich ist. Das Einheitenzeichen ist Imp.fl.oz. oder US fl.oz. Imperial fluid ounce 1 Imp.fl.oz.  =  8 Imp.fl.dr. =  480… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fluid ounce — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fluid ounce — n 1) a U.S. unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/16 pint 2) a British unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/20 pint * * * (fl oz) a unit of capacity (liquid measure) of the apothecaries system, in the United States being 8 fluid drams, one sixteenth… …   Medical dictionary

  • fluid ounce — (fl oz)    a traditional unit of liquid volume, called the fluid ounce to avoid confusion with the weight ounce. In the U. S. customary system there are 16 fluid ounces in a pint, so each fluid ounce represents 1.804 687 cubic inches or 29.573… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • fluid ounce — noun 1. a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches) • Syn: ↑fluidounce • Hypernyms: ↑British capacity unit, ↑Imperial capacity unit • Part Holonyms: ↑gill …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluid ounce — flu′id ounce′ n. wam a measure of capacity equal to 1/16 pint or 1.8047 cubic inches (29.573 milliliters) in the U.S., and equal to 1/20 of an imperial pint or 1.7339 cubic inches (28.413 milliliters) in Great Britain Abbr.: fl. oz. • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • fluid ounce — 29.573 millilitres (28.413 millilitres in the Imperial system). Abbreviated as fl oz …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fluid ounce — a measure of capacity equal to 1/16 pint or 1.8047 cubic inches (29.573 milliliters) in the U.S., and equal to 1/20 of an imperial pint, or 1.7339 cubic inches (28.413 milliliters) in Great Britain. Abbr.: fl. oz. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium


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