Ounce

An ounce (oz) is a unit of weight in the U.S. customary system of measurement.

16 ounces = 1 pound


fluid ounce

An ounce, within the context of fluids, is also called a fluid ounce, is a unit of capacity in the U.S. customary system of measurement.

8 fluid ounces = 1 cup


Did you know?

A hen's egg, such as one you might eat for breakfast, weighs about 2 ounces. A hummingbird's egg, however, is very tiny. It weighs about of an ounce.


See also U.S. customary units, fluid ounces.