What is a Fluid Ounce? Definition and Examples

A fluid ounce is a unit of capacity in the customary system of measurement that is closely equal to one-eighth (1/8) of a cup.

1 cup is closely equal to 8 fluid ounces

1 fluid ounce is approximately equal to 2 tablespoons

1 fluid ounce is approximately equal to 29.57 milliliters

Things in Real-Life that May Have a Capacity of about 1 Fluid Ounce

1 cough syrup could have a dosage of about 1 fluid ounce

A sample bottle of alcohol could have a capacity of exactly 1 fluid ounce.

A test tube used in laboratories could have a capacity of 1 fluid ounce

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