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fluid ounce

a unit of capacity equal to the volume of one avoirdupois ounce of distilled water at 62?F: there are twenty fluid ounces in an Imperial pint and sixteen in a US pint

fluid ounce

[¦flü·əd ′au̇ns]
(mechanics)
Abbreviated fl oz.
A unit of volume that is used in the United States for measurement of liquid substances, equal to 1/16 liquid pint, or 231/128 cubic inches, or 2.95735295625 × 10-5 cubic meter.
A unit of volume used in the United Kingdom for measurement of liquid substances, and occasionally of solid substances, equal to 1/20 pint or 2.84130625 × 10-5 cubic meter.
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* A shot of whiskey or other spirits (30 ml or 1.0 fluid ounces) at 40% alcohol by volume.
Gin, rum, vodka, tequila and whiskey cost you 97 calories per 1.5 fluid ounces, but that's without mixers.
Cook County, III.: Effective July 1, 2017, Cook County will impose an excise tax on the retail sale of all sweetened beverages in Cook County at one cent per fluid ounce (Cook County, Ill., Code of Ordinances [section]74-852).
- 12 fluid ounces of tequila (any of your choosing)
* Skinfix Moisture Boost Serum (1.1 fluid ounces, $29.99)--The super-concentrated serum is a must for skin that needs extra care.
Product fills from fractions of an ounce up to 32 fluid ounces per piston.
Products in the line are a non-drowsy Nasal Spray (five natural ingredients out of eight actives, 0.68 fluid ounces); all-natural, non-drowsy Throat Spray (0.68 fluid ounces); Tablets (four natural ingredients out of five actives, 100 count) for the temporary relief of minor flu symptoms; and non-drowsy Cough Syrup (four natural ingredients out of six actives, 4.23 fluid ounces) for minor cough and chest congestion relief.
With aseptic carton line flexibility ranging from 1 liter to 64 fluid ounces and bag-in-box sizes from 1 gallon to 5 gallons, we provide the options our partners demand for shelf-stable environmentally friendly packing of juices, smoothies, flavored waters, teas, cocktail mixes and more.
Bubble Heaven ($24.99) features a trio of smooth elixirs (all 10.1 fluid ounces) that transform bath time into an exotic getaway.
Of those who had no major health problems in old age, only 22 percent were non-drinkers; 62 percent drank about one drink daily; about 10 percent drank one to two drinks daily; and 3 percent drank two to three drinks daily (One drink, or 15 grams of alcohol, is equivalent to 12 fluid ounces of beer, 5 fluid ounces of wine, 3.5 fluid ounces of fortified wine (such as sherry or port), or 1.5 fluid ounces of liquor (distilled spirits).
Together, the set costs $39; separately the Intensive Action lotion sells for $39 for 2.5 fluid ounces and Ultimate Hydration for $22 for 6.7 fluid ounces.
I'm not sure how you'd officially measure sweatiness - in fluid ounces, perhaps - but there'll be as much perspiration as inspiration from tonight's arrow-slingers.