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pint

 (pīnt)
n.
1. Abbr. pt. or p.
a. A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 1/8 gallon or 16 ounces (0.473 liter).
b. A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to 1/16 peck or 1/2 quart (0.551 liter).
c. A unit of volume or capacity in the British Imperial System, used in dry and liquid measure, equal to 0.568 liter. See Table at measurement.
2.
a. A container with a pint capacity.
b. The amount of a substance that can be held in such a container.

[Middle English pinte, a unit of volume, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *pīncta, mark on a container, from feminine of *pīnctus, alteration of Latin pictus, past participle of pingere, to paint; see peig- in Indo-European roots.]

pint

(paɪnt)
n
1. (Units) a unit of liquid measure of capacity equal to one eighth of a gallon. 1 Brit pint is equal to 0.568 litre, 1 US pint to 0.473 litre
2. (Units) a unit of dry measure of capacity equal to one half of a quart. 1 US dry pint is equal to one sixty-fourth of a US bushel or 0.5506 litre
3. a measure having such a capacity
4. informal
a. a pint of beer
b. a drink of beer: he's gone out for a pint.
[C14: from Old French pinte, of uncertain origin; perhaps from Medieval Latin pincta marks used in measuring liquids, ultimately from Latin pingere to paint; compare Middle Low German, Middle Dutch pinte]

pint

(paɪnt)

n.
1. a liquid measure of capacity, equal to one half of a quart, or.473 liter.
2. a dry measure of capacity, equal to one half of a quart, or.551 liter.
Abbr.: pt.
[1350–1400; Middle English pynte < Old French pinte or Middle Dutch, Middle Low German pinte]

pint

(pīnt)
1. A unit of volume or capacity used in liquid measure, equal to 16 fluid ounces or 28.88 cubic inches (about 0.47 liter).
2. A unit of volume or capacity used in dry measure, equal to 1/2 of a quart or 34.6 cubic inches (about 0.55 liter). See Table at measurement.

pint

(pt) A unit of volume. Two kinds of pint are used: 1 fl pt = 1⁄8 gal; 1 dry pt = 1⁄64 gal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pint - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeterspint - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit - a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
gill - a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters
quart - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters
2.pint - a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inchespint - a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches
United States dry unit - a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System
dry quart, quart - a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches
3.pint - a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart
United States liquid unit - a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
cup - a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
quart - a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon

pint

noun (Brit. informal) beer, jar (Brit. informal), jug (Brit. informal), ale Do you fancy a pint?
Translations
بايْنِتبايْنت: مِكْيال للسّوائِل
pinta
pint
0.568 litraa
pinta
pint
hálfpottur
パイント
파인트
pinta
pinte
pinta
pint
pint
0.57 litrelik sıvı ölçüsüpayntpint
đơn vị đo chất lỏng Pint

pint

[paɪnt] N
1. (= measure) → pinta f ((Brit) = 0,57 litros; (US) = 0,47 litros) IMPERIAL SYSTEM
2. (Brit) [of beer] a pintuna cerveza
to go for a pintsalir a tomar una cerveza
we had a few pintsbebimos or (LAm) tomamos unas cervezas, bebimos unas cañas (Sp), bebimos or (LAm) tomamos unas cuantas

pint

[ˈpaɪnt] n
(= measure) → pinte f (BRIT = 0.57 l; US = 0.47 l)
a pint of milk → une pinte de lait
a pint of beer → une pinte de bière
(British) (= beer) → bière f
He's gone out for a pint → Il est parti boire une bière.pint-sized [ˈpaɪntsaɪzd] adjhaut(e) comme trois pommespin-up pinup [ˈpɪnʌp]
npin-up m inv or f inv, pin up m inv or f inv
modif [calendar] → de pin up
a pin-up boy → un pin-up, un pin-up boy
a pin-up girl → une pin-up

pint

n
(= measure)Pint nt
(esp Brit: = quantity) (of milk)Tüte f; (= bottle)Flasche f; (of beer)Halbe f, → Glas ntBier; to have a pintein Bier trinken; to go (out) for a pintauf ein Bier ausgehen; he likes a pinter hebt ganz gern mal einen (inf); she’s had a few pints (inf)sie hat ein paar intus (inf); a good pintein gutes Bier

pint

[paɪnt] n (measure) → pinta (Brit=0,568 litri; Am=0,4732 litri) (Brit) (fam) (of beer) → boccale m di birra

pint

(paint) noun
a unit for measuring liquids, one-eighth of a gallon (in Britain, 0.57 litre; in the United States, 0.47 litre). a pint of milk/beer.

pint

بايْنِت pinta pint Pint πίντα pinta 0.568 litraa pinte pinta pinta パイント 파인트 pint halvliter pół kwarty pinta, quartilho пинта pint หน่วยวัดความจุของเหลวที่มีค่าเท่ากับครึ่งควอร์ต pint đơn vị đo chất lỏng Pint 品脱
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Ye see, there's pints in all pies, Mas'r George; but tan't everybody knows what they is, or as orter be.
When the candidates can hold no more, a count is instituted and the one who has drank the greatest number of pints is proclaimed king.
If you don't feel sure of your Pints of the Compass, come in to me and I'll put you right again.
Barkis will be so glad,' said Peggotty, wiping her eyes with her apron, 'that it'll do him more good than pints of liniment.
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Why, when a man has friends, they are not only to offer him a glass of wine, but, moreover, to prevent his swallowing three or four pints of water unnecessarily
Poyser, with rather a contemptuous emphasis, "thee dostna know the pints of a woman.
Choice old water too, decanted into stout six-barrel-casks, and two pints of which is allowed every day to each soul on board; together with ample store of sea-bread, previously reduced to a state of petrifaction, with a view to preserve it either from decay or consumption in the ordinary mode, are likewise provided for the nourishment and gastronomic enjoyment of the crew.
The Cook's Courtiers had a rumour flying among them that the mother of this niece did, in her daughter's childhood, moved by too jealous a solicitude that her figure should approach perfection, lace her up every morning with her maternal foot against the bed-post for a stronger hold and purchase; and further, that she exhibited internally pints of vinegar and lemon-juice, which acids, they held, had mounted to the nose and temper of the patient.
You would hardly meet with a man who goes beyond his four pints at the utmost.
Our aeronauts had scarcely gone a distance of fifteen miles, having expended, as on the preceding day, one hundred and thirty-five cubic feet of gas to feed the cylinder, and two pints of water out of the remaining eight had been sacrificed to the demands of intense thirst.
Five Cochrane's water-bottles, each holding four pints.