Measurement Abbreviations and Equivalencies

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Measurement Abbreviations and Equivalencies


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Abbreviations

  • tsp = Teaspoon
  • Tbsp = Tablespoon
  • oz = Ounce (dry weight)

Equivalencies

  • 3 tsp = 1 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp = 1/4 cup
  • 1 cup = 8 fluid oz = 16 Tbsp
  • 2 cups = 1 pint = 16 fluid oz
  • 4 cups = 1 quart = 2 pints = 32 fluid oz
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon = 8 pints = 16 cups
  • 4 oz = 1/4 lb
  • 16 oz = 1 lb