Definition of Fluid ounce

1. Noun. A British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches).

Exact synonyms: Fluidounce
Generic synonyms: British Capacity Unit, Imperial Capacity Unit
Terms within: Drachm, Fluid Drachm, Fluid Dram, Fluidram
Group relationships: Gill



2. Noun. A United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches.
Exact synonyms: Fluidounce
Generic synonyms: United States Liquid Unit
Terms within: Drachm, Fluid Drachm, Fluid Dram, Fluidram
Group relationships: Gill

Definition of Fluid ounce

1. Noun. Any of various units of volume used for liquid measure, all approximately 1.73–1.83 cubic inches or 28.4–30 milliliters. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluid Ounce

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flugelmen
flugels
fluid
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fluid drachm
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fluid drive
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fluid intelligence
fluid measure
fluid mechanics
fluid mosaic model
fluid ounce (current term)
fluid ounces
fluid retention
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fluid wave
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fluidextract
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fluidglycerates
fluidic
fluidics
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Literary usage of Fluid ounce

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Measurement of Capacity—continued Fluid drachm — i fluid ounce. ... A fluid ounce of distilled Her at a temperature of 62° Fahrenheit is lal in ..."

2. The Lancet (1898)
"Each fluid ounce contains Iron Pyrophosphate, ... with Coca Wine,—Each fluid ounce contains the active principles of 30 gr*. oí Coca Leaves. ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1860)
"'Ihe second fluid ounce proceeds in like manner to exert its solvent power till saturated and passed ; and this process proceeds so long as the amount of ..."

4. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1814)
"On the Term fluid ounce. I have received the following communication from a ... fluid ounce, if I remember right (for I have not the Pharmacopoeia at hand) ..."

5. American Druggist (1891)
"Castor oil, 1 fluid- ounce; gum acacia, in powder, 180 grains; ... fluid- ounce. Rub the yolks in a mortar, then add the cinnamon water, spirit, ..."

6. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1814)
"fluid ounce, if I remember right (l'or I have not the ... of one fluid ounce, to say 1-WV cubic inches; instead of two fluid ounces, ¡V/oir cubic inches, ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"... 2i fluid ounces; oil of rose, J fluid ounce; do. neroli, ... 2 fluid ounces; oil of bergamot, 1 fluid ounce ; do. lemon, J fluid ounce. ..."

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