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acre foot
A unit of volume equivalent to 1.2335x103 cubic meters.

bag
A unit of volume equivalent to 12 pecks.

barrel
(1) For petroleum it is a unit of volume equivalent to 42 gallons.
(2) For spirits it is a unit of volume equivalent to 40 gallons.
(3) For wine it is a unit of volume equivalent to 31.5 gallons.
(4) For beer it is a unit of volume equivalent to 31 gallons.
(5) For shipping it is a unit of volume equivalent to 5 cubic feet.

board foot
A unit of volume equivalent to 2.359737x10-3 cubic meters.

British standard
A unit of volume equivalent to 165 cubic feet.

bushel
A unit of volume equivalent to 3.523907x10-2 cubic meters.

cc
A symbol for cubic centimeter.

cm3
A symbol for cubic centimeter.

cord
A unit of volume equivalent to 3.624556 cubic meters.

cord foot
A unit of volume equivalent to 16 cubic feet.

cubic centimeter
A unit of volume defined as exactly 1x10-3 liters and as exactly 1x10-6 cubic meters.

Symbols: cm3; cc.


cubic foot
A unit of volume equivalent to 2.831685x103 cubic meters.

Symbol: ft3.

cubic inch
A unit of volume equivalent to 1.638706x10-5 cubic meters.

Symbol: in3.

cubic meter
The SI standard unit of volume.

Symbol: m3.

cubic mile
A unit of volume equivalent to 4.168182x109 cubic meters.

Symbol: mi3.

cubic yard
A unit of volume equivalent to 7.645549x10-1 cubic meters.

Symbol: yd3.

displacement ton
A unit of volume equivalent to 35 cubic feet.

dram
It is a unit of volume equivalent to 0.125 liquid ounces.

fl oz
A symbol for fluid ounce.

ft3
A symbol for cubic foot.

Symbol: ft3.

gal
A symbol for gallon.

gallon
A unit of volume defined as exactly 4.54609x10-3 cubic meters.

Symbol: gal.

gill
A unit of volume equivalent to 1.182941x10-4 cubic meters.

hogshead
A unit of volume equivalent to 63 gallons.

in3
A symbol for cubic inch.

keel
A unit of volume equivalent to 350 cubic feet.

liter
A unit of volume defined as exactly 1x10-3 cubic meters. The liter is not an SI unit but its use is valid unit within the International System of units.

Symbol: L.

load
For shipping it is a unit of volume equivalent to 800 cubic feet.

m3
A symbol for cubic meter.

mi3
A symbol for cubic mile.

mutchkin
A unit of volume equivalent to 3 imperial gills.

ounce
A unit of volume equivalent to 2.957353x10-5 cubic meters.

peck
A unit of volume equivalent to 8.809768x10-3 cubic meters.

pin
A unit of volume equivalent to 4.5 imperial gallons.

qt
A symbol for the measurement unit quart.

scruple
A unit of volume equivalent to 6.48524x10-2 milliliters.

seam
A unit of volume equivalent to 8 bushels.

shipload
For shipping it is a unit of volume defined as exactly 7,000 cubic feet.

st
A symbol for the measurement unit stere.

stack
A unit of volume equivalent to 108 cubic feet.

standard
A unit of volume equivalent to 200 board feet.

stere
A unit of volume defined as exactly 1 cubic meter.

strike
A unit of volume defined as exactly 8 pecks.

tablespoon
A unit of volume equivalent to 3 teaspoons and equivalent to 1.479x10-5 cubic meters.

Symbol: Tbs.

tank
A unit of volume equivalent to 400 imperial gallons.

Tbs
A symbol for the measurement unit tablespoon.

teaspoon
A unit of volume equivalent to 4.929x10-6 cubic meters.

Symbol: tsp.

timber load
A unit of volume equivalent ot 50 cubic feet.

tsp
A symbol for the measurement unit teaspoon.

vol
A symbol for the class of measurement unit volume.

volume
A class of measurement unit that is derived by multiplying three units of length.

Symbol: vol.

wey
A unit of volume equivalent to 40 British bushels.

windle
A unit of volume equivalent to 3.5 bushels.

yd3
A symbol for cubic yard.

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