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# How many ounces are in a jigger?

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A standard jigger of alcohol contains 1.5 ounces, according to BarsAndBartending.com. A jigger is a measuring device shaped like an hourglass. It is used for mixing drinks to ensure that the correct amount of each ingredient is poured.

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There are also jiggers that offer a variety of measurements, from 1 ½ ounces on one side and 2 ounces on the other to 1 ounce on one side and ½ ounce on the other. Standard double jiggers range from 1 ounce and ½ ounce to 1 ½ ounces and ¾ ounce. A half-shot is known as a pony shot, according to BarsAndBartending.com.

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Approximately 25.36 fluid ounces equals 750 milliliters. Since 1 fluid ounce equals 29.57 milliliters, converting 750 milliliters to ounces requires dividing it by 29.57 milliliters per ounce. An alternative is to multiply 750 milliliters by 0.03 ounces per milliliter.

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There are 16 dry ounces in a pound. The ounce is an imperial unit of weight, which has largely been replaced by the metric system outside the United States. The United States' customary measuring units, also known as Standard Units, are derived from the imperial system.

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One kilogram is equivalent to 35.27 ounces, which is roughly 2 pounds. A kilogram is a unit used to measure mass. An ounce is also used in measuring mass, particularly in America's customary and imperial measurement systems.