Kitchen Metric
 These conversions are for use in the kitchen, not in the laboratory! If precise conversions are needed please use the tables accessed from the jump menu. The measurements given here are based on Imperial / UK units. Standard USA units are slightly different - see the main conversion tables. [ spoon measures ][ fluid ounces ][ ounces to grams ][ cooker conversions ][ medical ][ faq ]

#### Gas and Electric Cooker Conversions

 Gas Mark Fahrenheit Centigrade Description a quarter 225 110 Very Slow half 250 130 Very Slow 1 275 140 Very Slow 2 300 150 Slow 3 325 160 Slow 4 350 180 Very Moderate 5 375 190 Moderate 6 400 200 Moderately Hot 7 425 220 Moderately Hot 8 450 230 Hot 9 475 240 Very Hot

#### Spoon Measures

General Terms:-
"A spoonful" means heaped or rounded, with as much above the bowl of the spoon as in the spoon
"Half a spoonful" means a level spoonful.
1 teacupful of solids = about 4 UK ounces (oz.) = 1/4 pound ( lb.) = 112 grams ( g )

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For liquid measures:-
15 drops = 1 millilitre ( ml )
1 teaspoon = about 5 millilitre ( ml ) = 5 grams ( g )
2 teaspoons = 1 dessertspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
5 tablespoons = half a cup or half a wineglass = 3 fl.oz (uk) = 85 millilitres (ml.)
10 tablespoons = 1 cup or 1 wineglass = 6 fluid oz. (uk) = 170 millilitres (ml.)

 Spoon Measures - solids ounce (uk) grams A heaped tablespoon of castor sugar = 0.75 oz. = 21g A heaped tablespoon of flour = 1 oz. = 28g A heaped tablespoon of butter = 1.25 oz. = 35g A heaped tablespoon of cornflour = 0.5 oz. = 14g A heaped tablespoon of gelatin = 0.75 oz. = 21g A level tablespoon of sugar = 1 oz. = 28g

#### Fluid Ounces (UK) into Millilitres (ml) approx.

 Fluid Ounces Millilitres litres 1 28.4 5 (1/4 pint) 142 9 256 1/4 litre 10 (1/2 pint) 284 12 341 1/3 litre 15 (3/4 pint) 426 18 511 1/2 litre 20 (1 pint) 568 35.2 1000 1 litre

Note:
Imperial (UK) 20 fluid ounces = 1 pint = 0.568 litre
USA 16 fluid ounces = 1 pint = 0.473 litre ( l or L )
USA 1 fluid ounce = 29.57 ml
4 gills = 1 pint = 0.568 litre
2 pints = 1 quart = 1.137 litre
4 quarts = 1 UK gallon = 4.546 litre
1 US gallon = 3.785 litre

#### Ounces ( ozs.)(UK) and pounds ( lbs.) into grams (g) approx.These ounces are for mass, avoirdupois, or weight

 Ounces grams 1/4 (quarter) 7 1/2 (half) 14 3/4 (three quarters) 21 1 28.35 2 57 3 85 4 ( quarter lb.) 113 5 142 6 170 7 198 8 ( half lb.) 227 9 255 ( 1/4 kilo ) 10 284 11 312 12 (3/4 lb) 340 13 369 14 397 15 425 16 ( 1 lb.) 454 17 482 18 510 ( 1/2 kilo ) 19 539 20 ( 1 1/4 lbs.) 567 21 595 22 624 23 652 24 ( 1 1/2 lbs.) 680 25 709 26 737 27 765 ( 3/4 kilo ) 28 ( 1 3/4 lbs. ) 794 29 822 30 851 31 879 32 ( 2 lbs.) 907 33 936 34 964 35 1/4 ( approx. 2 1/4 lbs. ) 1,000 ( 1 kilogram)

Notes on UK ( Imperial ) avoirdupois weight (mass):-
16 ounces = 1 pound = 0.4536 kg
14 pounds = 1 stone = 6.3503 kg
2 stone = 1 quarter = 12.7006 kg
4 quarters = 1 hundredweight ( cwt ) = 50.8023 kg
20 hundredweight = 1 ton = 2240 lbs. = 1016.05 kg
1 metric ton ( tonne ) = 1000 kg ~ 1000 litre of water = 1 cubic metre

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