OT: pints, pounds (Was: APL\360

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.plus.com
Mon Feb 1 14:18:24 CST 2021

On 01/02/2021 20:07, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:

> A US pint of water weighs 1.043 pounds.
> One "fluid ounce" (volume) of water weighs 1.043 ounces (weight)!

<grin> That's also a US measure.  An imperial fluid ounce is 28.4ml and 
a floz of water weighs 28.4g, same as an avoirdupois ounce.  In fact 
it's defined (or was) as the volume of water that weighs one ounce.

Pete Turnbull

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