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# How many ounces are in a cup?

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**One cup contains 8 fluid ounces.** The measurement of 1 cup is defined as a unit of capacity equal to 8 fluid ounces (237 milliliters), 16 tablespoons or 1 half-pint.

A cup is a measurement of volume which is why it is defined as equivalent to 8 fluid ounces, or 8 ounces of liquid. Dry materials can also be measured using cup units. In baking, for example, flour and sugar are frequently measured in cups.

A measuring cup is a physical container meant to hold 8 ounces. It is usually clear, and smaller units of measurement are marked on the outside using markers, including 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup and 1/4 cup.

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## How many ounces is 1 cup of flour?

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Full Answer >**A cup of flour weighs a differing number of ounces based on the type of flour and method of scooping.**One cup of regular all-purpose flour weighs approximately 4.5 ounces.Filed Under: -
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## How many ounces does a coffee cup hold?

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Full Answer >**One U.S. customary cup is equal to 8 fluid ounces, but not all coffee cups people use actually equal the amount in a standardized U.S. cup.**Therefore, it is impossible to say that all cups equal 8 ounces, or any particular amount.Filed Under: -
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## What is 2/3 cup in ounces?

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Full Answer >**There are 5 1/3 ounces in 2/3 of a cup.**One cup is the equivalent of 8 ounces, and 2/3 of 8 is 5 1/3.Filed Under: -
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## One gallon equals how many ounces?

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Full Answer >**There are 128 fluid ounces in a U.S. gallon.**In the United States, the gallon is a standard liquid measurement.Filed Under: