U.S. Measurement Equivalents

 A few grains/pinch/dash, (dry) = Less than 1/8 teaspoon A dash (liquid) = A few drops 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon 1/2 tablespoon = 1 1/2 teaspoons 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons 2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup 5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup 8 tablespoons = 4 fluid ounces 10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup 12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup 16 tablespoons = 1 cup 16 tablespoons = 8 fluid ounces 1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons 1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons 1/4 cup = 2 fluid ounces 1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon 1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons 1 cup = 16 tablespoons 1 cup = 8 fluid ounces 1 cup = 1/2 pint 2 cups = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 4 quarts (liquid) = 1 gallon 8 quarts (dry) = 1 peck 4 pecks (dry) = 1 bushel 1 kilogram = approx 2 pounds 1 liter = approx 4 cups or 1 quart

Approx. Metric Equivalents by Volume

 U.S. Metric 1/4 cup = 60 milliliters 1/2 cup = 120 milliliters 1 cup = 230 milliliters 1 1/4 cups = 300 milliliters 1 1/2 cups = 360 milliliters 2 cups = 460 milliliters 2 1/2 cups = 600 milliliters 3 cups = 700 milliliters 4 cups (1 quart) = .95 liter 1.06 quarts = 1 liter 4 quarts (1 gallon) = 3.8 liters

Approx. Metric Equivalents by Weight

 U.S. Metric 1/4 ounce = 7 grams 1/2 ounce = 14 grams 1 ounce = 28 grams 1 1/4 ounces = 35 grams 1 1/2 ounces = 40 grams 2 1/2 ounces = 70 grams 4 ounces = 112 grams 5 ounces = 140 grams 8 ounces = 228 grams 10 ounces = 280 grams 15 ounces = 425 grams 16 ounces (1 pound) = 454 grams

Unusual Weights and Measurements

 1 bit = 2 pinches
 1 dollop = 2 smidgens (2 rounded tablespoons) 1 gaggle = 3 dollops (a small measure) 1 gill = 2/3 of a cup (or a little less) 1 jigger = 1-1/2 Fluid Ounces 1 pinch = the amount between the tip of one’s finger and thumb 1 pony = 1 Fluid Ounce 1 smidgen = 4 bit (or 1 rounded tablespoon) 1 speck = less than 1/8 of a teaspoon A few grains = less than 1/8 of a teaspoon Juice of 1 lemon = 2 to 3 tablespoons
Juice of 1 orange = about 1/2 cup

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