A unit for measuring the volume of liquids.
- Most metric recipes were based on a weight unit of 25 grams - slightly less than an ounce - and a liquid measure of half a litre, which was slightly less than a pint.
- While most liquid measures require that you check the amount at eye level, a new cup design changes all that.
- A kilderkin is an old English liquid measure, dating from about the 13 th century, equal to 16 (old and ill-defined) gallons, or half a barrel.
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Syllabification: liq·uid meas·ure
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