Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “fluid ounce”

fluid ounce

noun [C]     (written abbreviation fl oz)
a unit for measuring liquid, equal to 0.0284 litres in the UK and 0.0296 litres in the USMeasurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volumeArea, mass, weight and volume in general
(Definition of fluid ounce noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “fluid ounce” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More