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pint

 [pīnt]
a unit of liquid measure; in the United States it is 16 fluid ounces, or the equivalent of 0.473 liter. In Great Britain, it is the imperial pint and is 20 fluid ounces, or the equivalent of 0.568 liter.

pint

(pīnt),
A (U.S. liquid) measure of quantity containing 16 fluid ounces, 28.875 cubic inches; 473.1765 mL. An imperial (U.K.) pint contains 20 British fluid ounces, 34.67743 cubic inches; 568.2615 mL.

pint

(pīnt)
A measure of quantity (U.S. liquid), containing 16 fluid ounces, 28.875 cubic inches, 473.1765 cubic centimeters. An imperial pint contains 20 British fluid ounces, 34.67743 cubic inches, 568.2615 cubic centimeters.
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