Keyword: Capacity measures
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In the metric system are all based measures of capacity valid worldwide (Table 1), see also under Mass . Furthermore, even very old dry measures in use (Table 2). The Anglo-American systems of measurement are almost exclusively in the USA and in use in England (Table 3). The ancient Roman capacity measures are Congius included. It should be noted that in the old units, the details of the volumes in the different sources are often different and the differences are considerable in some cases. See also other statements under ma├čbezogene drum types , Area measurements , Bottles , Units , Wine vessels and Wine production quantities .
Cast off Cube (edge ÔÇőÔÇőlength) Number of liters Milliliter ml 1 cc (1 cm) one thousandth Centilitre cl 10 cc (2.15 cm) 0.01 Deciliter dl 100 cc (4.64 cm) 0.1 Liter l 1 dm ┬│ (10 cm) 1 (1 kg of water) Hl St. 100 dm ┬│ (46.42 cm) 100 Kiloliter kl 1 cubic meter (100 cm) 1000
old capacity measures Volume in liters Comment Eighth (Achterl) 0.125 Austria Amphora different Ancient Greece and Rome Anchor 34-45 many European countries Armina 34.75 old Weinma├č in Spain Brente (Brenta) 40-50 old Weinma├č Switzerland, Italy Butte (Hotte, Logel) 40 old Weinma├č in Franconia Charge A diversity France Congius 3.27 Ancient Rome Culleus 524 ancient Rome, leather hose Douil 450 old measure of capacity in France Driling (Dreiling) A diversity Germany, Austria Bucket 56-77 old measure of capacity in many countries Containers A diversity old measure of capacity, general description Glass (vial) 0.15 old measure of capacity in Germany Hemina 0.274 Ancient Rome, cup volume Can (Ma├čkanne) 0.9 to 2.17 old measure of capacity in Germany Pitcher 0.5 to 1.5 old measure of capacity in many countries Skid 458-796 old measure of capacity in Germany Laegel (L├Âgel) 45-50 old Weinma├č Deutschl, Switzerland Litron 0.81 old measure of capacity in France Marc 4000 kg grapes see under Champagne Measure 1 to 2, now a liter German-speaking Metzen (Metze) A diversity German-speaking Muid (Demi-Muid) A diversity old measure of capacity in many countries Oxhoft (Oxhoved) 210-290 old measure of capacity in many countries Pazeid 6 1/3, 50 old measure of capacity in South Whistle 0.1 to 0.2 Austria Pfiffche (Piffche) 0.1 Germany Pot (Pote, pot) 0.9 to 2.4 old measure of capacity in many countries Fourths (quarters) A diversity old measure of capacity Pint 0.4 and 0.5 German-speaking Sester 6.25 Baden, Alsace, Switzerland Sextarius 0.54 ancient Rome, Krug Piece 1200 German-speaking Tappit hen 2.25 measure of capacity, and old wine vessel Ton 60-347 old measure of capacity in many countries Tonneau 900 old measure of capacity in France Yhrn (Orna, ├ťrn) 56-88 Weinma├č old in South Tyrol
England USA Comment Gill 0.142 0.118 1/32 Gallone Cup 0.284 0.236 1/16 Gallone Pint 0.568 0.473 Eighth Gallone Quart 1.14 0.946 1/4 gallon Gallon 4.546 3.785 - Rundlet 68.191 68.137 Seventh pipe Barrel 119.335 119.240 1/8 do Tierce 159.113 158.987 Half Puncheon, 1/6 action Hogshead 238.67 238.48 Half pipe, 1/4 do Puncheon 318.226 317.975 Third do Pipe 477.339 476.962 Half do Do (Sound) 954.68 953.924 Pipes 2, 3 Puncheons, 6 tierces