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pounds to fluid ounces
lbfl oz
1 lb 15.3378 fl oz
2 lb 30.6756 fl oz
3 lb 46.0133 fl oz
4 lb 61.3511 fl oz
5 lb 76.6889 fl oz
6 lb 92.0267 fl oz
7 lb 107.3645 fl oz
8 lb 122.7023 fl oz
9 lb 138.04 fl oz
10 lb 153.3778 fl oz
11 lb 168.7156 fl oz
12 lb 184.0534 fl oz
13 lb 199.3912 fl oz
14 lb 214.729 fl oz
15 lb 230.0667 fl oz
16 lb 245.4045 fl oz
17 lb 260.7423 fl oz
18 lb 276.0801 fl oz
19 lb 291.4179 fl oz
20 lb 306.7557 fl oz

How to convert

1 pound (lb) = 15.3377827 fluid ounce (fl oz). Pound (lb) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Fluid Ounce (fl oz) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system. Please note this is weight to volume conversion, this conversion is valid only for pure water at temperature 4 °C.
US oz = 28.349523125 g
US fl oz = 29.5735295625 ml (milliliters) = 29.5735295625 g (grams) of pure water at temperature 4 °C.
US cup = 8 fl oz = 236.5882365 ml (milliliters) = 236.5882365 g (grams) of pure water at temperature 4 °C.

Pounds: A Unit of Weight

Definition of the Pound

A pound is a unit of weight that measures how much force an object or substance exerts on a scale due to gravity. It is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms, or 16 ounces, or 7000 grains. One pound can also be written as lb or lbs.

History of the Pound

The pound was originally defined in ancient Rome as the mass of a bronze bar called a libra, which was divided into 12 ounces. The libra was later adopted by various regions and countries in Europe, such as England, France and Germany, with different values and subdivisions.

The pound as we know it today is based on the avoirdupois system, which was developed in the 13th century in France and England. The avoirdupois pound was standardized in 1959 by an international agreement among the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms.

The pound, as well as other units of weight, such as the ounce and the ton, were introduced in the 19th century as part of the imperial system of measurement that aimed to unify the units used in the British Empire. The pound was officially adopted by the International System of Units (SI) in 1960 as one of the seven base units.

How to Convert Pounds

To convert pounds to other units of weight, we need to use conversion factors that relate the pound to the desired unit. For example, to convert pounds to kilograms, we need to know that one kilogram is equal to 2.2046226218 pounds. Therefore, one pound is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms.

Here are some common conversion factors for pounds:

  • 1 lb = 0.45359237 kg
  • 1 lb = 16 oz
  • 1 lb = 7000 gr
  • 1 lb = 0.0005 t
  • 1 lb = 0.0714285714 st

To convert from other units of weight to pounds, we need to use the inverse of these conversion factors. For example, to convert kilograms to pounds, we need to multiply by 2.2046226218.

Where Pounds are Used

The pound is a unit of weight that is widely used in the United States and some other countries that have historical ties with Britain, such as Canada and Australia. It is commonly used to measure the weight of people, animals, food, clothes and other everyday items. For example, an average adult male in the United States has a weight of about 198 lbs.

The pound is also used to measure some physical quantities such as force, pressure and torque. For example, one pound-force (lbf) is equal to one pound times the standard acceleration due to gravity (32.174 ft/s2).

Example Conversions of Pounds to Other Units

Here are some examples of how to convert pounds to other units of weight using the conversion factors given above:

  • 2 lb = 2 x 0.45359237 kg = 0.90718474 kg
  • 3 lb = 3 x 16 oz = 48 oz
  • 4 lb = 4 x 7000 gr = 28000 gr
  • 5 lb = 5 x 0.0005 t = 0.0025 t
  • 6 lb = 6 x 0.0714285714 st = 0.4285714284 st

Conclusion

The pound is a unit of weight that measures how much force an object or substance exerts on a scale due to gravity. It is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms, or 16 ounces, or 7000 grains. The pound is widely used in the United States and some other countries that have historical ties with Britain, such as Canada and Australia, as well as some physical quantities such as force, pressure and torque. To convert pounds to other units of weight, we need to use conversion factors that relate the pound to the desired unit.

Fluid Ounces: A Unit of Volume

Fluid ounces 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 ounces, which are a unit of weight or mass. 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 Fluid Ounces

A fluid ounce is a unit of volume or capacity in both the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. However, the size of a fluid ounce varies depending on the type of fluid ounce used:

  • A UK fluid ounce is equal to one twentieth of a UK pint in the imperial system of measurement. It is equivalent to 28.413 milliliters or 0.96076 US fluid ounces in the metric system.
  • A US fluid ounce is equal to one sixteenth of a US liquid pint in the US customary system of measurement. It is equivalent to 29.573 milliliters or 1.0408 UK fluid ounces in the metric system.
  • A US food labeling fluid ounce is exactly 30 milliliters.

History of Fluid Ounces

The origin of the term fluid ounce as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Latin phrase fluida uncia, which means fluid ounce. Fluid ounces have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of fluid ounces 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 fluid ounces as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these fluid ounces was based on the wine gallon, which was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wine at 62 °F. The fluid ounce was convenient for measuring and dividing smaller amounts of liquids and dry goods.

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

How to Convert Fluid Ounces

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

  • To convert UK fluid ounces to liters: multiply by 0.028413

  • To convert UK fluid ounces to cubic inches: multiply by 1.7339

  • To convert UK fluid ounces to US fluid ounces: multiply by 0.96076

  • To convert UK fluid ounces to BOE: divide by 700

  • To convert US fluid ounces to liters: multiply by 0.029573

  • To convert US fluid ounces to cubic inches: multiply by 1.8047

  • To convert US fluid ounces to UK fluid ounces: multiply by 1.0408

  • To convert US fluid ounces to BOE: divide by 600

  • To convert US food labeling fluid ounces to liters: multiply by 0.03

  • To convert US food labeling fluid ounces to cubic inches: multiply by 1.831

  • To convert US food labeling fluid ounces to UK fluid ounces: multiply by 1.0559

  • To convert US food labeling fluid ounces to BOE: divide by 583

Where Fluid Ounces are Used

Fluid ounces are mainly used in some countries and regions that use the imperial system or the US customary system or the US food labeling 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, fluid ounces are not commonly used or recognized. Instead, they use units such as liters, grams, etc.

Example Conversions of Fluid Ounces to Other Units

Here are some examples of converting fluid ounces to other units of volume:

  • 1 UK fl oz = 0.028413 liters

  • 2 UK fl oz = 3.4678 cubic inches

  • 3 UK fl oz = 2.8823 US fl oz

  • 4 UK fl oz = 0.0057 BOE

  • 1 US fl oz = 0.029573 liters

  • 2 US fl oz = 3.6094 cubic inches

  • 3 US fl oz = 3.1224 UK fl oz

  • 4 US fl oz = 0.0067 BOE

  • 1 US food labeling fl oz = 0.03 liters

  • 2 US food labeling fl oz = 3.662 cubic inches

  • 3 US food labeling fl oz = 3.1677 UK fl oz

  • 4 US food labeling fl oz = 0.0069 BOE.

The US fluid ounce, defined as 1/128 US gallon, equals to 29.5735295625 milliliters.



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