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What is cup (US)?

The cup (US) is a unit of volume in the US customary system of units equal to 2.365882365x10-4 cubic meters (1 cup (US) = 2.365882365x10-4 m³), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 236,588.236 cubic millimeters (mm³), or 236.588236 cubic centimeters (cm³) or 0.236588236 cubic decimeters (dm³) (units of volume in the SI), or 236.588237 milliliters (mL), or 23.6588236 centiliters (cL), or 2.36588237 deciliters (dL) or 0.236588236 liters (L), which are units of volume in the metric system.

The cup definition varies as follows:

  • The cup (UK), equal to 284.1 milliliters (mL) or 284.1 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The cup (US), equal to 236.59 milliliters (mL) or 236.59 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The cup (metric), equal to 250 milliliters (mL) or 250 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The cup (Canada), equal to 227.3 milliliters (mL) or 227.3 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The cup (Japan), equal to 200 milliliters (mL) or 200 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The cup (FDA), equal to 240 milliliters (mL) or 240 cubic centimeters (cm³)

FDA is an abbreviation for "Food and Drug Administration".


cups (US)

Also called:

US customary cup (plural: US customary cups)

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