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liquid measure

a unit or system of units for measuring volumes of liquids or their containers
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liquid measure

[′lik·wəd ¦mezh·ər]
(mechanics)
A system of units used to measure the volumes of liquid substances in the United States; the units are the fluid dram, fluid ounce, gill, pint, quart, and gallon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This is all about liters, ounces, pints, quarts, gallons, milliliters, barrels, gills (and hogsheads!) -- and it makes provisions for both dry and liquid measures.
Less noticeable factors that lead to margin erosion include add-on fees charged to retailers by PBMs; errors in package sizes; and PBM rounding errors on liquid measures. Most of those, he said, result in drug chains being reimbursed at lower rates than they should be.