fluid ounce


fluid ounce

noun

: a unit of liquid measurement equal to 1/16 of a U.S. pint or about 29.6 milliliters

: a unit of liquid measurement equal to 1/20 of a British pint or about 28.4 milliliters

Full Definition of FLUID OUNCE

1
:  a United States unit of liquid capacity equal to 116 pint — see weight table
2
:  a British unit of liquid capacity equal to 120 pint — see weight table

First Known Use of FLUID OUNCE

1811

Rhymes with FLUID OUNCE

fluid ounce

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLUID OUNCE

1
: a United States unit of liquid capacity equal to 116 pint
2
: a British unit of liquid capacity equal to 120 pint

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