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The **milliliter** (AE) or **millilitre** (BE), abbreviated **mL** or **ml**, is a metric unit of volume measurement. It is equal to the **cubic centimeter** (**cm³** or colloqually **cc**) and to 0.001 L.

As many recipes have been crudely converted from one system to another, a similarly crude conversion back may yield the original recipe. Crude conversions are as follows:

Milliliters | alternative | US customary measure |
---|---|---|

5 | 1 t | |

15 | 1 T | |

18 | 1 British tablespoon | |

20 | 1 T and 1 t | |

4 t | ||

1 Australian (metric) tablespoon | ||

30 | 1 fluid ounce | |

60 | ¼ cup | |

80 | 1/3 cup | |

120 | 125 | ½ cup |

160 | 2/3 cup | |

240 | 250 | 1 cup |

300 | 1¼ cup | |

480 | 500 | 1 pint |

960 | 1000 | 1 quart |