fluid dram


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fluid dram

n. Abbr. fl. dr.
A unit of volume or capacity in the apothecary system, equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce (3.70 milliliters).

fluid dram

n
(Units) another name for drachm

flu′id dram′


n.
the eighth part of a fluid ounce. Abbr.: fl dr;Symbol: f

fluid dram

A unit equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce (3.70 milliliters).

fluid dram

1. A unit of liquid volume. 1 dr = 1⁄8 fl oz.
2. See dram.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluid dram - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 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
minim - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters
fluid ounce, fluidounce - a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)
2.fluid dram - a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
United States liquid unit - a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
minim - a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram
fluid ounce, fluidounce - a United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches
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Officially, a fluid dram is an eighth of an ounce - or 3.