HyperDic: fluidounce

English > 2 senses of the word fluidounce:
NOUNquantityfluidounce, fluid ouncea British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)
quantityfluidounce, fluid ouncea United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches
English > fluidounce: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches).
Synonymfluid ounce
Part ofgillA British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters
Partsfluidram, fluid dram, fluid drachm, drachmA British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
BroaderBritish capacity unit, Imperial capacity unitA unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System
English > fluidounce: 2 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches.
Synonymfluid ounce
Part ofgillA United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces
Partsfluidram, fluid dram, fluid drachm, drachmA unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
BroaderUnited States liquid unitA liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System

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