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       Title: # 1 ~ Measurement Equivalents- Metric~ American~ British
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       Yield: 1 Servings
  
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   From: Sallie Austin, INTERCOOK echo
   
   AMERICAN LIQUID MEASUREMENTS CONVERTED TO METRIC:
   
   American:       Liquid Grams:   Other American Abbreviations: teaspoon 5 t.
   t    tsp    tspn tablespoon 15 T. T Tbsp Tbspn cup 227 c. c C C. pint 454
   pt.   pt quart 907 qt. qt gallon 3628 gal. gal
   
   Note: British liquid ounce is 1.04 times the American ounce; the British
   pint contains 20 British ounces; and the British quart, 40 ounces. A gill
   is 5 ounces, or about 2/3 of an American cup. The pint (liquid) weighs a
   pound everywhere except in England where a pint weighs a pound and a
   quarter. British dry measures for ounces and pounds, and linear measures
   for inches and feet, are the same as American measures.
   
   CONVERSION FORMULAS- American, British, Metric:
   
   To Convert:                     Multiply:               By: Ounces to grams
   the ounces              28.35 Grams to ounces the grams 0.035 Liters to
   American quarts       the liters              0.95 Liters to British quarts
   the liters              0.88 American quarts to liters the quarts 1.057
   British quarts to liters        the quarts
   :           1.14 Inches to centimeters           the inches
   :           2.54 Centimeters to inches the centimeters         0.39
   
   CUP-DECILITER EQUIVALENTS: 1 declilter equals 6 2/3 tablespoons
   
   Cups:   Deciliters:             Cups:   Deciliters:
   :   1/4     0.56                    1 1/4   2.83
   :   1/3     0.75                    1 1/3   3.0
   :   1/2     1/13                    1 1/2   3.4
   :   2/3     1.5                     1 2/3   3.75
   :   3/4     1.68                    1 3/4   4.0
   :   1       2.27                    2       4.5 From: Dale Shipp Date: 26
   Nov 96
  
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