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The volume of a coffee cup?

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01/30/2013

Imperial cup

The imperial cup was defined as half an imperial pint. The unit is not in official use.

1 imperial cup

  • 0.5 imperial pints
  • 2 imperial gills
  • 10 imperial fluid ounces
  • 284.130625 millilitres
  • ≈ 284 ml
  • ≈ 19 international tablespoons[2][3]
  • ≈ 14¼ Australian tablespoons[4]
  • ≈ 1.2009 U.S. customary cups
  • ≈ 9.6076 U.S. customary fluid ounces

Metric cup

In Australia, Canada, New Zealand one cup is defined as 250 millilitres. This is the commonly used cup.

1 metric cup

  • 250 millilitres
  • 16⅔ international tablespoons
  • 12½ Australian tablespoons
  • ≈ 8.7988 imperial fluid ounces
  • ≈ 8.4535 U.S. customary fluid ounces

United States customary cup

United States customary cup is defined as half a U.S. pint.

1 U.S. customary cup

  • 0.5 U.S. customary pints
  • 2 U.S. customary gills
  • 8 U.S. customary fluid ounces
  • 16 U.S. customary tablespoons
  • 236.5882365 millilitres
  • ≈ 237 ml
  • ≈ 15⅔ international tablespoons [5]
  • ≈ 11¾ Australian tablespoons
  • ≈ 0.8327 imperial cups
  • ≈ 8.3267 imperial fluid ounces

United States "legal" cup

The cup currently used in the United States for nutrition labelling is defined in United States law as 240 ml.[6][7][8]

1 U.S. "legal" cup

  • 240 millilitres
  • 16 international tablespoons
  • 12 Australian tablespoons
  • 8.1154 U.S. customary fluid ounces
  • ≈ 8.4468 imperial fluid ounces

Japanese cup

The Japanese cup is currently defined as 200 ml.

1 Japanese cup

  • 200 millilitres
  • ≈ 7.0390 imperial fluid ounces
  • ≈ 6.7628 U.S. customary fluid ounces

Gō (Traditional Japanese cup)

The traditional Japanese cup, the gō, is approximately 180 ml. 10 gō make one shō, the traditional flask size, approximately 1.8 litres. Gō cups are typically used for measuring rice, and sake is typically sold by both the cup (180 ml) and flask (1.8 litre) sizes.

1 gō

  • 2401/13310 litres[9]
  • ≈ 180.39 millilitres
  • ≈ 180 ml
  • ≈ 6.3489 imperial fluid ounces
  • ≈ 6.0997 U.S. customary fluid ounces