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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).
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(Units) another name for drachm
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A unit equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce (3.70 milliliters).
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1. A unit of liquid volume. 1 dr = 1⁄8 fl oz.
2. See dram.
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|Noun||1.||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
|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
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