# Gills to Tablespoons Converter

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## Conversion Table

 gills to tablespoons gi tbsp 1 gi 8 tbsp 2 gi 16 tbsp 3 gi 24 tbsp 4 gi 32 tbsp 5 gi 40 tbsp 6 gi 48 tbsp 7 gi 56 tbsp 8 gi 64 tbsp 9 gi 72 tbsp 10 gi 80 tbsp 11 gi 88 tbsp 12 gi 96 tbsp 13 gi 104 tbsp 14 gi 112 tbsp 15 gi 120 tbsp 16 gi 128 tbsp 17 gi 136 tbsp 18 gi 144 tbsp 19 gi 152 tbsp 20 gi 160 tbsp

## How to convert

1 gill (gi) = 8 tablespoon (tbsp). Gill (gi) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system. Tablespoon (tbsp) is a unit of Volume used in Cooking system.

## Gills: A Unit of Volume

Gills are a unit of volume that are used to measure liquids, such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc. They are also used to measure some dry goods, such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc. They are different from cups, which are a smaller unit of volume. They are also different from liters, which are a larger unit of volume. They are also different from barrel of oil equivalent (BOE), which is a unit of energy based on the approximate energy released by burning one barrel of crude oil.

## Definition of Gills

A gill is equal to one fourth of a pint in both the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. It is equivalent to 5 fluid ounces or 142.065 milliliters in the metric system.

## History of Gills

The origin of the term gill as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Old French word gille, which means a measure for wine or beer. Gills have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of gills varied depending on the type and quantity of the goods, the availability of materials, and the customs of different regions and countries.

The use of gills as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these gills was based on the wine gallon, which was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wine at 62 °F. The gill was convenient for measuring and dividing smaller amounts of liquids and dry goods.

The use of gills as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The gill was gradually replaced by units such as liters, grams, etc. However, some countries and regions still use gills for certain types of liquids and dry goods, especially in the United Kingdom and Ireland and some Commonwealth nations.

## How to Convert Gills

To convert gills to other units of volume, one can use the following formulas:

• To convert UK gills to liters: multiply by 0.142

• To convert UK gills to cubic inches: multiply by 8.669

• To convert UK gills to fluid ounces: multiply by 5

• To convert UK gills to US liquid pints: multiply by 0.118

• To convert UK gills to BOE: divide by 140

• To convert US liquid gills to liters: multiply by 0.118

• To convert US liquid gills to cubic inches: multiply by 7.219

• To convert US liquid gills to fluid ounces: multiply by 4

• To convert US liquid gills to UK pints: multiply by 0.211

• To convert US liquid gills to BOE: divide by 150

## Where Gills are Used

Gills are mainly used in some countries and regions that use the imperial system or the US customary system of measurement. They are often used for measuring and adding liquids such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc., and dry goods such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc., to recipes.

In some countries that use the metric system of measurement, such as Canada and Australia, gills are not commonly used or recognized. Instead, they use units such as liters, grams, etc.

## Example Conversions of Gills to Other Units

Here are some examples of converting gills to other units of volume:

• 1 UK gill = 0.142 liters

• 2 UK gills = 17.338 cubic inches

• 3 UK gills = 15 fluid ounces

• 4 UK gills = 0.473 US liquid pints

• 5 UK gills = 0.036 BOE

• 1 US liquid gill = 0.118 liters

• 2 US liquid gills = 14.438 cubic inches

• 3 US liquid gills = 12 fluid ounces

• 4 US liquid gills = 0.845 UK pints

• 5 US liquid gills = 0.033 BOE.

The US gill, defined as 118.29411825 milliliters = 1/32 US liquid gallon.

## Tablespoons: A Unit of Volume

Tablespoons are a unit of volume that are used to measure small amounts of liquids, such as water, milk, oil, vinegar, etc. They are also used to measure some dry ingredients, such as sugar, salt, flour, etc. They are different from teaspoons, which are a smaller unit of volume. Tablespoons are also different from fluid ounces, which are a larger unit of volume. Tablespoons are also different from barrel of oil equivalent (BOE), which is a unit of energy based on the approximate energy released by burning one barrel of crude oil.

## Definition of Tablespoons

A tablespoon is defined as 15 milliliters (ml) in the metric system of measurement. It is equivalent to 0.5 fluid ounces or 0.0625 cups in the US customary system. A tablespoon is also equal to 0.053 imperial cups or 0.0042 imperial gallons in the imperial system.

## History of Tablespoons

The origin of the term tablespoon as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the French word cuiller à soupe, which means a spoon for soup. Spoons have been used since ancient times to eat and serve various foods, especially liquids and soft solids. The size and shape of spoons varied depending on the type and quantity of the foods, the availability of materials, and the customs of different regions and countries.

The use of tablespoons as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these spoons was about 15 ml, which was also the size of a scruple, a unit of measure for apothecaries and pharmacists. The tablespoon was convenient for measuring and dispensing small amounts of liquids and powders for medicinal purposes.

The use of tablespoons as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The tablespoon was gradually replaced by units such as milliliters, grams, etc. However, some countries and regions still use tablespoons for certain types of liquids and dry ingredients, especially in cooking and baking.

## How to Convert Tablespoons

To convert tablespoons to other units of volume, one can use the following formulas:

• To convert tablespoons to milliliters: multiply by 15
• To convert tablespoons to fluid ounces: multiply by 0.5
• To convert tablespoons to cups: multiply by 0.0625
• To convert tablespoons to gallons (US): multiply by 0.00390625
• To convert tablespoons to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.0042
• To convert tablespoons to BOE: divide by 23876

## Where Tablespoons are Used

Tablespoons are mainly used in cooking and baking in some countries and regions that still use the US customary system or the imperial system of measurement. They are often used for measuring and adding liquids such as water, milk, oil, vinegar, etc., and dry ingredients such as sugar, salt, flour, etc., to recipes.

In some countries that use the metric system of measurement, such as Canada and Australia, tablespoons are sometimes used as an informal or approximate unit of volume for certain types of liquids and dry ingredients. For example, in Canada, maple syrup is sometimes sold by the tablespoon, which is equivalent to about 15 ml or 0.015 liters.

In some countries that have their own traditional units of volume based on spoons or similar utensils, such as India and China, tablespoons are not commonly used or recognized. Instead, they use units such as chhatak (about 59 ml), chammach (about 10 ml), or shao (about 15 ml).

## Example Conversions of Tablespoons to Other Units

Here are some examples of converting tablespoons to other units of volume:

• 1 tablespoon = 15 milliliters
• 2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce
• 3 tablespoons = 0.1875 cups
• 4 tablespoons = 0.015625 gallons (US)
• 5 tablespoons = 0.021 gallons (UK)
• 6 tablespoons = 0.000252 BOE
• 7 tablespoons = 0.000294 BOE
US tablespoon can be abbreviated as T, tb, tbs, tbsp, tblsp, or tblspn.

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