Complete Definition of "pint"

see|Pint
English
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Pronunciation
IPA|/paɪnt/
audio|en-us-pint.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|aɪnt

Noun
en-noun

  1. A unit of volume, equivalent to an eighth of a gallon or

#*in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations approximately 568 millilitres (an imperial pint) and
#*in the United States approximately
#473 millilitres for liquids (a US liquid pint) or
#
551 millilitres for dry goods (a US dry pint).

  1. UK A pint of milk.

#:Please leave three pints tomorrow, milkman

  1. euphemism A glass of beer, served by the pint.

#*1998, Kirk Jones, Waking Ned, Tomboy films
#*:Finn: You must have a terrible thirst on you tonight. I've never seen a man drink two pints at the same time.

Translations

trans-top|unit of volume for liquids
Chinese: åè± pÇntuÅ
French: chopine f
:NOTE: pinte is false friend which really means quart
German: Pint n
Italian: pinta f
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Russian: пинÑа (pínta) f
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trans-top|pint of milk
French: chopine de lait f
Italian: pinta di latte f
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trans-top|pint of beer
French: demi m (this is half a litre, which is approximately a pint)
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Related terms
half-pint
imperial pint
pinta
pint glass
pint pot
pint-size, pint-sized
US pint
you can't fit a quart into a pint pot

See also
gallon
litre
quart

Category:Drinking
Category:Units of measure

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