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teaspoons to microliters
tspµl
100 tsp 492892.159 µl
200 tsp 985784.318 µl
300 tsp 1478676.477 µl
400 tsp 1971568.636 µl
500 tsp 2464460.795 µl
600 tsp 2957352.954 µl
700 tsp 3450245.113 µl
800 tsp 3943137.272 µl
900 tsp 4436029.431 µl
1000 tsp 4928921.59 µl
1100 tsp 5421813.749 µl
1200 tsp 5914705.908 µl
1300 tsp 6407598.067 µl
1400 tsp 6900490.226 µl
1500 tsp 7393382.385 µl
1600 tsp 7886274.544 µl
1700 tsp 8379166.703 µl
1800 tsp 8872058.862 µl
1900 tsp 9364951.021 µl
2000 tsp 9857843.18 µl

How to convert

1 teaspoon (tsp) = 4928.92159 microliter (µl). Teaspoon (tsp) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system. Microliter (µl) is a unit of Volume used in Metric system.

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:

  • To convert teaspoons to milliliters: multiply by 5
  • To convert teaspoons to fluid ounces: multiply by 0.1667
  • To convert teaspoons to cups: multiply by 0.0208
  • To convert teaspoons to gallons (US): multiply by 0.001302
  • To convert teaspoons to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.0014
  • To convert teaspoons to BOE: divide by 15950

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:

  • 1 teaspoon = 5 milliliters
  • 2 teaspoons = 0.3333 fluid ounces
  • 3 teaspoons = 0.0625 cups
  • 4 teaspoons = 0.005208 gallons (US)
  • 5 teaspoons = 0.007 gallons (UK)
  • 6 teaspoons = 0.000376 BOE
  • 7 teaspoons = 0.000439 BOE.
US teaspoon can be abbreviated as t., ts., tsp. or tspn. one teaspoon as a unit of culinary measure is 1/3 tablespoon, that is, ~4.93 mL. For labeling on food packages in the U.S., the teaspoon is defined by FDA as 5 mL precisely.

Microliters - A Unit of Volume

Definition of the Microliter

A microliter (symbol μl or μL) is a unit of volume that corresponds to one millionth of a liter (0.000001 liter) or one cubic millimeter (0.001 milliliter). It is a unit of volume in the metric system, which is based on the meter as the base unit of length.

One microliter is equal to 0.000000001 cubic meters, 0.00006102374 cubic inches, or 0.000000264172 gallons.

History of the Microliter

The microliter is derived from the liter, which is a unit of volume that was introduced in France in 1795 as part of the metric system. The liter was defined as one cubic decimeter (0.1 meter) in length, width, and height. The liter was later redefined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at its maximum density and standard atmospheric pressure. The current definition of the liter, adopted in 1964, is based on the cubic meter, which is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of one meter in length.

The microliter was first used as a unit of volume for measuring very small amounts of liquids and gases, such as medicine, perfume, ink, and blood. The microliter was also used for measuring some solids, such as sugar, salt, and flour. The microliter was adopted as a standard unit of measure in many countries that use the metric system, such as France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Sweden.

How to Convert Microliters

To convert microliters 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 microliters to cubic meters, multiply by 0.000000001.
    • Example: 2 μl × 0.000000001 = 0.000000002 m3
  • To convert microliters to cubic inches, multiply by 0.00006102374.
    • Example: 2 μl × 0.00006102374 = 0.00012204748 in3
  • To convert microliters to milliliters or liters, multiply by 0.001 or divide by 1000000 respectively.
    • Example: 2 μl × 0.001 = 0.002 mL or 2 μl ÷ 1000000 = 0.000002 L
  • To convert microliters to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 0.000000264172.
    • Example: 2 μl × 0.000000264172 = 0.000000528344 gal
  • To convert microliters to bushels (US), multiply by 0.00000002837825.
    • Example: 2 μl × 0.00000002837825 = 0.0000000567565 bu
  • To convert microliters to barrels (oil), multiply by 0.00000000628981.
    • Example: 2 μl × 0.00000000628981 = 0.00000001257962 bbl

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

  • To convert cubic meters to microliters, divide by 0.000000001.
    • Example: 0.000000002 m3 ÷ 0.000000001 = 2 μl
  • To convert cubic inches to microliters, divide by 0.00006102374.
    • Example: 0.00012204748 in3 ÷ 0.00006102374 = 2 μl
  • To convert milliliters or liters to microliters, divide by 0.001 or multiply by 1000000 respectively.
    • Example: 0.002 mL ÷ 0.001 = 2 μl or 0.000002 L × 1000000 = 2 μl
  • To convert gallons (US liquid) to microliters, divide by 0.000000264172.
    • Example: 0.000000528344 gal ÷ 0.000000264172 = 2 μl
  • To convert bushels (US) to microliters, divide by 0.00000002837825.
    • Example: 0.0000000567565 bu ÷ 0.00000002837825 = 2 μl
  • To convert barrels (oil) to microliters, divide by 0.00000000628981.
    • Example: 0.00000001257962 bbl ÷ 0.00000000628981 = 2 μl

Where Microliters are Used

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

Some examples are:

  • In many countries that use the metric system, microliters are used for measuring very small amounts of liquids and gases, such as medicine, perfume, ink, and blood.
  • In some countries that use the imperial system, such as the United States and Canada, microliters are used for measuring some liquids and gases, such as medicine, perfume, ink, and blood.
  • In the medical industry, microliters are used for measuring blood volume, urine output, and intravenous fluid administration.
  • In the scientific industry, microliters are used for measuring chemical solutions, reactions, and concentrations.
  • In the engineering industry, microliters are used for measuring the dimensions of small parts and components.

Example Conversions of Microliters to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of microliters to other units of volume:

  • 1 μl = 0.000000001 m3
  • 1 μl = 0.00006102374 in3
  • 1 μl = 0.001 mL or 0.000001 L
  • 1 μl = 0.000000264172 gal
  • 1 μl = 0.00000002837825 bu
  • 1 μl = 0.00000000628981 bbl



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