fluid ounce

noun

Definition of fluid ounce

1 :a U.S. unit of liquid capacity equal to ¹/₁₆ pint — see Weights and Measures Table
2 :a British unit of liquid capacity equal to ¹/₂₀ pint — see Weights and Measures Table

First Known Use of fluid ounce

1811


FLUID OUNCE Defined for English Language Learners

fluid ounce

noun

Definition of fluid ounce for English Language Learners

  • : 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


FLUID OUNCE Defined for Kids

fluid ounce

noun

Definition of fluid ounce for Students

: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 :a United States unit of liquid capacity equal to ¹/₁₆ pint
2 :a British unit of liquid capacity equal to ¹/₂₀ pint


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