Pint

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What is a pint (P)?

The pint (symbol pt, sometimes abbreviated as p) is a unit of volume or capacity in both the imperial and United States customary measurement systems. In both of those systems it is traditionally one-eighth of a gallon. The British imperial pint is about 20% larger than the American pint because the two systems are defined differently.

What is the Latin symbol for pint?

In the Latin of the apothecaries system, the symbol O ( octavius or octarius; plural octavii or octarii – reflecting the eighth concept in its octa- syllable) was used for the pint. Because of the variety of definitions of a gallon, there have been equally many versions of the pint.

What is an imperial pint?

In the United Kingdom, the imperial pint is the primary unit for draught beer and cider, as it is for milk sold in returnable bottles and some cartons.

How much is a pint in a glass?

A full pint glass. The pint (/ˈpaɪnt/, listen ; symbol pt, sometimes abbreviated as p) is a unit of volume or capacity in both the imperial and United States customary measurement systems. In both of those systems it is traditionally one-eighth of a gallon.

What is a pint (pint)?

Definition: A pint (symbol: p) is a unit of volume in the imperial and United States customary systems of units. The imperial pint is equal to approximately 568 mL. In the United States, the liquid pint is approximately 473 mL while the dry pint is 551 mL. History/origin: Both the US and UK pints were historically defined as 1/8 of a gallon.

Is a pint a legal unit of measurement?

In the British and Irish metrication processes, the pint was replaced by metric units as the legally defined primary unit of measure for trading by volume or capacity, except for the sale of draught beer and cider, and milk in returnable containers. The pint can still be used in those countries as a supplementary unit in all circumstances.

What is a pint of water called?

The pint (, listen ; symbol pt, sometimes abbreviated as p) is a unit of volume or capacity in both the imperial and United States customary measurement systems. In both of those systems it is traditionally one eighth of a gallon.

How much is a pint in a glass?

A full pint glass. The pint (/ˈpaɪnt/, listen ; symbol pt, sometimes abbreviated as p) is a unit of volume or capacity in both the imperial and United States customary measurement systems. In both of those systems it is traditionally one-eighth of a gallon.

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