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Measurements Equivalents & Abbreviations

Measurements Equivalents:

  • a pinch = 1/8 teaspoon or less
  • 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
  • 16 tablespoons = 1 cup
  • 2 cups = 1 pint
  • 2 pints = 1 quart
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon
  • 16 ounces (weight) = 1 pound
  • 32 ounces (fluid) = 1 quart
  • 8 ounces = 1 cup
  • 1 cup (8 fl ounces) = 236.588 milliliters
  • 1 milliliter = 0.03381402 fl. ounces
  • 750 milliliters (a wine bottle) = 25.3605 fl ounces
  • 1 kg (killogram) – 2.20462 pounds
  • 1 g (gram) = 0.035274 ounce

This Equals That:

  • 1 cup ham, cubed = 5 oz
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, cubed = 3.3 oz
  • 1 cup gouda cheese, cubed = 3 oz

Abbreviations:

  • approx. = approximately
  • btl. = bottle(s)
  • bu = bushel
  • c = cup
  • ctn = carton or container
  • doz = dozen
  • env = envelope(s)
  • g = gram(s)
  • lb. = pound(s)
  • lg = large
  • med = medium
  • mg = milligram(s)
  • oz. = ounce(s)
  • pkg. = package or container
  • pkt = packet(s)
  • pt = pint
  • qt = quart
  • sm = small
  • sq = square(s)
  • T = tablespoon
  • temp = temperature
  • tsp = teaspoon
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