Convert Kilograms to Teaspoons (kg to tsp) [water]▶
How to convert
1 teaspoon (tsp) = 0.004928922 kilogram (kg).
Teaspoon (tsp) is a unit of Volume used in Cooking system.
Kilogram (kg) is a unit of Weight used in Metric system. Please note this is volume to weight conversion, this conversion is valid only for pure water at temperature 4 °C.
Teaspoons: A Unit of Volume
Teaspoons 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, baking powder, etc. They are different from tablespoons, which are a larger unit of volume. Teaspoons are also different from fluid ounces, which are a larger unit of volume. Teaspoons 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 Teaspoons
A teaspoon is defined as 5 milliliters (ml) in the metric system of measurement. It is equivalent to 0.1667 fluid ounces or 0.0208 cups in the US customary system. A teaspoon is also equal to 0.1758 imperial cups or 0.0014 imperial gallons in the imperial system.
History of Teaspoons
The origin of the term teaspoon as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the French word cuiller à thé, which means a spoon for tea. 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 teaspoons 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 5 ml, which was also the size of a dram, a unit of measure for apothecaries and pharmacists. The teaspoon was convenient for measuring and dispensing small amounts of liquids and powders for medicinal purposes.
The use of teaspoons as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The teaspoon was gradually replaced by units such as milliliters, grams, etc. However, some countries and regions still use teaspoons for certain types of liquids and dry ingredients, especially in cooking and baking.
How to Convert Teaspoons
To convert teaspoons to other units of volume, one can use the following formulas:
Where Teaspoons are Used
Teaspoons 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, baking powder, etc., to recipes.
In some countries that use the metric system of measurement, such as Canada and Australia, teaspoons 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 teaspoon, which is equivalent to about 5 ml or 0.005 liters.
In some countries that have their own traditional units of volume based on spoons or similar utensils, such as India and China, teaspoons 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 Teaspoons to Other Units
Here are some examples of converting teaspoons to other units of volume:
Kilograms: A Unit of Weight
Definition of the Kilogram
A kilogram 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 the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK), a cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy stored at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in France. One kilogram can also be written as kg or 1000 g.
History of the Kilogram
The kilogram was originally defined in 1795 during the French Revolution as the mass of one litre of water at 4 °C, which was determined to be 18841 grains. In 1799, the Kilogramme des Archives, a platinum artifact, replaced it as the standard of weight. In 1889, the IPK became the new standard of the unit of weight for the metric system and remained so for 130 years, until the current definition was adopted in 2019.
The kilogram, as well as other metric units of weight, such as the gram and the tonne, were introduced in the 19th century as part of the decimal system of measurement that aimed to simplify and unify the units used in science and commerce. The kilogram was officially adopted by the International System of Units (SI) in 1960 as one of the seven base units.
How to Convert Kilograms
To convert kilograms to other units of weight, we need to use conversion factors that relate the kilogram to the desired unit. For example, to convert kilograms to pounds, we need to know that one pound is equal to 0.45359237 kg. Therefore, one kilogram is equal to 2.2046226218 pounds.
Here are some common conversion factors for kilograms:
To convert from other units of weight to kilograms, we need to use the inverse of these conversion factors. For example, to convert pounds to kilograms, we need to divide by 2.2046226218.
Where Kilograms are Used
The kilogram is a unit of weight that is widely used to measure the weight of objects and substances such as food, clothes, animals, metals and chemicals. For example, an adult human body has an average weight of about 62 kg.
The kilogram is also used to measure the weight of some physical quantities such as force, pressure and torque. For example, one newton (N) is equal to one kilogram times one meter per second squared (kg x m/s2).
Example Conversions of Kilograms to Other Units
Here are some examples of how to convert kilograms to other units of weight using the conversion factors given above:
The kilogram 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 the mass of the IPK, a cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy stored in France. The kilogram is widely used to measure the weight of objects and substances such as food, clothes, animals, metals and chemicals, as well as some physical quantities such as force, pressure and torque. To convert kilograms to other units of weight, we need to use conversion factors that relate the kilogram to the desired unit.Kilograms also can be marked as kilogrammes in UK.
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