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What is teaspoon (metric)?

The metric teaspoon (or teaspoon) is a unit of volume equal to 5x10-6 cubic meters (1 metric tsp = 5x10-6 m³), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 5,000 cubic millimeters (mm³), or 5.0 cubic centimeters (cm³) or 0.005 cubic decimeters (dm³) (units of volume in the SI), or 5,000 microliters (μL), or 5.0 milliliters (mL), or 0.05 deciliters (dL) or 0.005 liters (L), which are units of volume in the metric system.

The teaspoon definition varies as follows:

  • The Canadian teaspoon or teaspoon (Canada), equal to 4.73 milliliters (mL) or 4.73 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The Imperial teaspoon or teaspoon (UK), equal to 5.92 milliliters (mL) or 5.92 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The metric teaspoon or teaspoon (metric), equal to 5 milliliters (mL) or 5 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The US customary teaspoon or teaspoon (US), equal to 4.93 milliliters (mL) or 4.93 cubic centimeters (cm³)
  • The teaspoon (FDA), equal to 5 milliliters (mL) or 5 cubic centimeters (cm³)

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

The teaspoon is used as a unit of volume in cooking recipes.

Symbol:

tsp

Plural:

teaspoons (metric)

Also known as:

teaspoon full, teaspoon (plural: teaspoons)

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