# Pints to Cubic Meters Converter

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## Conversion Table

 pints to cubic meters pt cu m 1000 pt 0.4732 cu m 2000 pt 0.9464 cu m 3000 pt 1.4195 cu m 4000 pt 1.8927 cu m 5000 pt 2.3659 cu m 6000 pt 2.8391 cu m 7000 pt 3.3122 cu m 8000 pt 3.7854 cu m 9000 pt 4.2586 cu m 10000 pt 4.7318 cu m 11000 pt 5.2049 cu m 12000 pt 5.6781 cu m 13000 pt 6.1513 cu m 14000 pt 6.6245 cu m 15000 pt 7.0976 cu m 16000 pt 7.5708 cu m 17000 pt 8.044 cu m 18000 pt 8.5172 cu m 19000 pt 8.9903 cu m 20000 pt 9.4635 cu m

## How to convert

1 pint (pt) = 0.000473176 cubic meter (cu m). Pint (pt) is a unit of Volume used in Cooking system. Cubic Meter (cu m) is a unit of Volume used in Metric system.

## Pints: A Unit of Volume

Pints are a unit of volume that are used to measure liquids, such as water, milk, beer, cider, etc. They are also used to measure some dry goods, such as flour, sugar, rice, 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 Pints

A pint is defined as a unit of volume or capacity in both the imperial and United States customary measurement systems. However, the size of a pint varies depending on the type of pint used:

• A UK pint is equal to one eighth of a UK gallon in the imperial system of measurement. It is equivalent to 20 fluid ounces or 4 gills in the imperial system. A UK pint is also equal to 0.568 liters or 0.473 US liquid pints in the metric system.
• A US liquid pint is equal to one eighth of a US liquid gallon in the US customary system of measurement. It is equivalent to 16 fluid ounces or 2 cups in the US customary system. A US liquid pint is also equal to 0.473 liters or 0.833 UK pints in the metric system.
• A US dry pint is equal to one eighth of a US dry gallon in the US customary system of measurement. It is equivalent to 18.6 fluid ounces or 2.327 cups in the US customary system. A US dry pint is also equal to 0.551 liters or 0.969 UK pints in the metric system.

## History of Pints

The origin of the term pint as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Old French word pinte, which means a measure or quantity. Pints have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of pints 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 pints as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these pints was based on the wine gallon, which was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wine at 62 °F. The pint was convenient for measuring and dividing smaller amounts of liquids and dry goods.

The use of pints as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The pint was gradually replaced by units such as liters, grams, etc. However, some countries and regions still use pints 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 Pints

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

• To convert UK pints to liters: multiply by 0.568

• To convert UK pints to cubic inches: multiply by 34.677

• To convert UK pints to fluid ounces: multiply by 20

• To convert UK pints to US liquid pints: multiply by 0.473

• To convert UK pints to BOE: divide by 35

• To convert US liquid pints to liters: multiply by 0.473

• To convert US liquid pints to cubic inches: multiply by 28.875

• To convert US liquid pints to fluid ounces: multiply by 16

• To convert US liquid pints to UK pints: multiply by 2.113

• To convert US liquid pints to BOE: divide by 6

• To convert US dry pints to liters: multiply by 0.551

• To convert US dry pints to cubic inches: multiply by 33.6

• To convert US dry pints to fluid ounces: multiply by 18.6

• To convert US dry pints to UK pints: multiply by 1.032

• To convert US dry pints to BOE: divide by 5.5

## Where Pints are Used

Pints 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, beer, cider, etc., and dry goods such as flour, sugar, rice, etc., to recipes.

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

## Example Conversions of Pints to Other Units

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

• 1 UK pint = 0.568 liters

• 2 UK pints = 69.354 cubic inches

• 3 UK pints = 60 fluid ounces

• 4 UK pints = 1.892 US liquid pints

• 5 UK pints = 0.143 BOE

• 1 US liquid pint = 0.473 liters

• 2 US liquid pints = 57.75 cubic inches

• 3 US liquid pints = 48 fluid ounces

• 4 US liquid pints = 8.452 UK pints

• 5 US liquid pints = 0.833 BOE

• 1 US dry pint = 0.551 liters

• 2 US dry pints = 67.2 cubic inches

• 3 US dry pints = 55.8 fluid ounces

• 4 US dry pints = 4.128 UK pints

• 5 US dry pints = 0.909 BOE.

The US pint, defined as exactly 473.176473 milliliters = 1/8 US liquid gallon.

## Definition of the Cubic Meter

A cubic meter (symbol m3 or meter cube) is a unit of volume that is used in the International System of Units (SI). It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1 meter (3 feet, 36 inches, or 0.9144 meters) in length.

One cubic meter is equal to 1000 liters, 35.3 cubic feet, or 1.3 cubic yards.

## History of the Cubic Meter

The cubic meter is derived from the meter, which is the base unit of length in the SI system. The meter was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole along a meridian through Paris. The meter was later redefined several times based on different physical standards, such as a platinum-iridium bar and a wavelength of light. The current definition of the meter, adopted in 1983, is based on the speed of light in vacuum

The cubic meter was first used as a unit of volume for measuring water supply in France in the late 18th century. It was also used for measuring gas, wood, and other substances. The cubic meter was adopted as a standard unit of measure in the SI system in 1960. It is still widely used today for various purposes, such as science, engineering, commerce, and everyday life.

## How to Convert Cubic Meters

To convert cubic meters to other units of volume, you need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

• To convert cubic meters to liters, multiply by 1000.
• Example: 2 m3 x 1000 = 2000 L
• To convert cubic meters to cubic feet, multiply by 35.3.
• Example: 2 m3 x 35.3 = 70.6 ft3
• To convert cubic meters to cubic yards, multiply by 1.3.
• Example: 2 m3 x 1.3 = 2.6 yd3
• To convert cubic meters to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 264.
• Example: 2 m3 x 264 = 528 gal
• To convert cubic meters to bushels (US), multiply by 28.4.
• Example: 2 m3 x 28.4 = 56.8 bu
• To convert cubic meters to barrels (oil), multiply by 6.29.
• Example: 2 m3 x 6.29 = 12.58 bbl

To convert other units of volume to cubic meters, you need to divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

• To convert liters to cubic meters, divide by 1000.
• Example: 2000 L / 1000 = 2 m3
• To convert cubic feet to cubic meters, divide by 35.3.
• Example: 70.6 ft3 / 35.3 = 2 m3
• To convert cubic yards to cubic meters, divide by 1.3.
• Example: 2.6 yd3 / 1.3 = 2 m3
• To convert gallons (US liquid) to cubic meters, divide by 264.
• Example: 528 gal / 264 = 2 m3
• To convert bushels (US) to cubic meters, divide by 28.4.
• Example: 56.8 bu / 28.4 = 2 m3
• To convert barrels (oil) to cubic meters, divide by 6.29.
• Example: 12.58 bbl / 6.29 = 2 m3

## Where Cubic Meters are Used

Cubic meters are used for measuring various materials and substances in different countries and applications.

Some examples are:

• In most countries that use the metric system, cubic meters are used for measuring water supply, gas consumption, wood volume, and other liquids and solids.
• In some countries that use the imperial system, such as the United Kingdom and Canada, cubic meters are used for measuring natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, and electricity.
• In the European Union, cubic meters are used for measuring carbon dioxide emissions and energy consumption.
• In the aviation industry, cubic meters are used for measuring the cargo capacity of aircraft and air freight.
• In the shipping industry, cubic meters are used for measuring the volume of containers and cargo ships.

## Example Conversions of Cubic Meters to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of cubic meters to other units of volume:

• 1 m3 = 1000 L
• 1 m3 = 35.3 ft3
• 1 m3 = 1.3 yd3
• 1 m3 = 264 gal
• 1 m3 = 28.4 bu
• 1 m3 = 6.29 bbl
• 1 m3 = 0.001 km3
Cubic meters also can be marked as m3.

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