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# How many milliliters does a teaspoon hold?

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A teaspoon holds 5 milliliters. A tablespoon, which is 3 teaspoons, holds 15 milliliters. Converting from one form of measurement to another in cooking is becoming a more common practice with more people sharing recipes on the Internet.

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The United States uses a different form of measurement from a number of other countries. With the use of the Internet to share recipes from different cultures and different countries, it is important that the measurements can be converted to the correct amounts and temperatures to ensure proper cooking. There are numerous measurement converters available online. Some of these sites are made specifically for cooking measurements while others are general measurement conversions.

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There is no direct conversion between these measurements because a milligram is a measure of mass and a teaspoon is a measure of volume. However, there are 0.00018 teaspoons in 1 milligram of salt, so 1 milligram divided by 0.00018 teaspoons equals about 5,555 milligrams per teaspoon of salt.

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There are 1,000 milliliters in a liter. A liter is defined as the volume of a cube with sides that are 10 centimeters long. A liter is roughly 1.057 U.S. quarts and 0.264 of a U.S. gallon.

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There are approximately 1,892.7 milliliters in 1 half-gallon of volume. That works out to 3,785.4 milliliters per gallon, 1.892 liters per half-gallon and 3.785 liters per gallon.