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1. in the apothecaries' system, a unit of weight equal to ¹⁄₁₂ of a pound or 480 grains (31.103 grams); symbol ℥. See also Table of Weights and Measures in the Appendix.
2. in the avoirdupois system, a unit of weight equal to ¹⁄₁₆pound (28.3495 grams).
fluid ounce in the apothecaries' system, a unit of liquid measure equal to 8 fluid drams (29.57 ml). See also Table of Weights and Measures in the Appendix.
a unit of capacity (liquid measure) of the apothecaries' system. In the United States, it is 8 fluid drams, one sixteenth of a pint, or the equivalent of 29.57 mL. In Great Britain, it is an imperial ounce and is 8 (imperial) fluid drams but is one twentieth of an (imperial) pint, or 28.41 mL. See also Table of Weights and Measures in the Appendix.
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* Beauty Infusion: Probiotics for Clarifying, 1.0 fl. oz. - Combat inflammation and harmful bacteria on the skin surface with this "protective shield."
Five mL (0.2 fl. oz.) of sterile nutrient broth were drawn into a presterilized Monoject syringe fitted with an 18-gauge presterilized needle approximately 4 cm (1.5 in.) long.
Treatment One was repeated as described above except that instead of injecting 5 mL (0.2 fl. oz.) of sterile nutrient broth into the bioreactor, 5 mL of broth were withdrawn.
After three days, the bioreactor was transferred to a sterile hood, opened, and a 1 mL (0.03 fl. oz.) sample of the nutrient broth withdrawn.
* Hydrating Sunscreen, SPF 30/Broad Spectrum, 3.0 fl. oz. - Moisturize and protect with SPF 30 sunscreen in one Dry Finish[TM] application.
* Reviving Eye Brightener, 0.5 fl. oz. - Erase crow's feet and reduce puffiness in one correcting dab.
[check] Creamsicle 100 Calories (2.5 fl. oz.) 100 0.5
[check] Weight Watchers Greek (3 fl. oz.) (1) 1.5 5
We also estimated added sugar--which companies didn't divulge--at about four teaspoons per half cup (4 fl. oz.) of most flavors and about six teaspoons per half cup of sundaes, shakes, etc.
x Dulce Split Dazzler (16 oz.) 1,180 35 22 x Banana Split (16 oz.) 1,110 50 29 x Bailey's Irish Cream Shake (16 fl. oz.) 960 53 32 x Mint Chip Dazzler (14 oz.) 1,270 62 38 [check] Best Bite.
x Cappachillo Cooler (16 fl. oz.) 720 31 19 x Waffle Cone Sundae, undipped cone (8 oz.) 740 32 20 x Brownie Special (10 oz.) 1,020 40 22 Cones Sugar Cone 60 0 0 Waffle Cone, undipped 160 4 1 x Waffle Cone, chocolate-dipped (2) 320 16 12 [check] Best Bite.
Total Calories Fat(g) Fruit & Juice Bars [check][check] Frozfruit Mango (4 fl. oz.) 100 0 [check][check] Tropicana Orange Juice Bars (2.5 fl.