pint definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of amount or capability inside U.S. Customary System, found in fluid measure, equal to 1/8 gallon or 16 ounces (0.473 liter).
    • A unit of volume or capability inside U.S. Customary System, found in dried out measure, equal to 1/16 peck or 1/2 quart (0.551 liter).
    • A unit of volume or capacity in British Imperial program, utilized in dried out and fluid measure, corresponding to 0.568 liter. See Dining Table at dimension.
    • A container with a pint capacity.
    • The amount of a substance which can be held such a container.
    • A unit of volume, equivalent to ⅛ of a gallon or
    • A pint of milk.
    • A glass of alcohol, served because of the pint.
    • A measure of capability, corresponding to half a quart, or four gills, -- used in liquid and dry measures. See quart.
    • The laughing gull.
    • A measure of ability equal to half a quart.
    • a British imperial ability measure (liquid or dried out) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters
    • a United States fluid unit corresponding to 16 liquid ounces; two pints equal one quart
    • a United States dry device corresponding to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches

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