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As a unit of measurement, a tablespoon is three times larger than a teaspoon. In the U.S., a tablespoon is equal to 0.5 fluid ounce, or 14.79 milliliters, while a teaspoon is equal to 0.17 fluid ounce, or 4.93 milliliters. In British Imperial measurements, a tablespoon is equal to 0.625 fluid ounce, or 17.76 milliliters, while a teaspoon is equal to 0.21 fluid ounce, or 5.92 milliliters.

Know MoreTablespoons and teaspoons are names for two of the different types of spoons that may appear in a table setting as well. A teaspoon is 5.5 to 6.25 inches long and is used in informal dining for stirring a hot beverage like coffee or tea, sipping soup or eating solid food. A tablespoon is larger, and it is used as a serving spoon or for eating out of a bowl.

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## What is 18 knots in miles per hour?

A:Knots are the unit of measurement that describes the speed of boats and airplanes. One knot is equal to roughly 1.151 miles per hour. With this conversion factor, 18 knots is equal to roughly 20.718 miles per hour.

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## Where did the measurement foot come from?

A:Although there is little historical data to document its development, the unit of measurement the foot was in wide use by the Greeks, Romans and Chinese before being incorporated into the French and English systems of measurement. Historians speculate that the foot may developed from ancient Egypt's Royal Cubit.

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## How many grams are in an ounce of gold?

A:The unit of measurement for gold is troy ounces, not regular ounces, and one gram is equal to 0.03215 troy ounces. Dividing both sides of this equation by 0.03215 finds that there are 31.1 grams in one troy ounce of gold.

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## What is a linear inch ?

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