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fluid ounce

noun

Simple Definition of fluid ounce

  • : 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. 1 :  a United States unit of liquid capacity equal to 116 pint — see weight table

  2. 2 :  a British unit of liquid capacity equal to 120 pint — see weight table

1811

First Known Use of fluid ounce

1811

Rhymes with fluid ounce


FLUID OUNCE Defined for Kids

fluid ounce

noun

Definition of fluid ounce

  1. :  a unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/16 of a pint (about 29.6 milliliters)




Medical Dictionary

fluid ounce

noun

Medical Definition of fluid ounce

  1. 1:  a United States unit of liquid capacity equal to 116 pint

  2. 2:  a British unit of liquid capacity equal to 120 pint





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