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What is tablespoon (US)?

The US customary tablespoon (or tablespoon (US)) is a unit of volume in the US customary system of units equal to 1.47867647825x10-5 cubic meters (1 US tbsp = 1.47867647825x10-5 m³), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 14,786.7647825 cubic millimeters (mm³), or 14.7867647825 cubic centimeters (cm³) or 0.0147867647825 cubic decimeters (dm³) (units of volume in the SI), or 14,786.7647825 microliters (μL), or 14.7867647825 milliliters (mL), or 0.147867647825 deciliters (dL) or 0.0147867647825 liters (L), which are units of volume in the metric system.

The tablespoon definition varies as follows:

  • The Imperial tablespoon or tablespoon (UK), equal to 17.76 milliliters (mL) or 17.76 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The US customary tablespoon or tablespoon (US), equal to 14.79 milliliters (mL) or 14.79 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The Australian tablespoon or tablespoon (Australia), equal to 20 milliliters (mL) or 20 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The Canadian tablespoon or tablespoon (Canada), equal to 14.2 milliliters (mL) or 14.2 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The metric tablespoon or tablespoon (metric, equal to 15 milliliters (mL) or 15 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The tablespoon (FDA), equal to 15 milliliters (mL) or 15 cubic centimeters (cm³)

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

Symbol:

tbsp

Plural:

tablespoons (US)

Also called:

tablespoonful, tablespoon (US) (plural: tablespoons (US))

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