pint

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun a non-metric measure of liquids and dry goods such as seeds. It is equal to 0.56 litres.

Food

  • A non-metric fluid measure still in use in the USA and still seen in English recipes. The UK measure is divided into 20 fluid ounces and is 567.5 ml (0.57 litres). The USA measure is divided into 16 fluid ounces and is 0.8 times the UK measure i.e. 473 millilitres. Both are abbreviated pt.

Medical

Travel

  • noun a measure of liquids equalling one eighth of a gallon
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