Tablespoons to Milliliters Conversion

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1 tbsp = 14.786765 ml

How to Convert Tablespoons to Milliliters

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a tablespoon measurement to a milliliter measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon is equal to 14.786765 milliliters, so use this simple formula to convert:

milliliters = tablespoons × 14.786765

The volume in milliliters is equal to the tablespoons multiplied by 14.786765.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to milliliters using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 × 14.786765) = 73.933824 ml

Tablespoons and milliliters are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Tablespoons

The tablespoon is a unit of volume equal to three teaspoons or ½ fluid ounce.[1] One tablespoon is equal to just under 14.8 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one tablespoon is equal to 15 milliliters.[2]

The tablespoon is a US customary unit of volume. Tablespoons can be abbreviated as tbsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as T, Tbls, or Tb. For example, 1 tablespoon can be written as 1 tbsp, 1 T, 1 Tbls, or 1 Tb.

Milliliters

The milliliter is a unit of volume equal to 1 cubic centimeter, 1/1,000 of a liter, or about 0.061 cubic inches.[3]

The milliliter is an SI unit of volume in the metric system. In the metric system, "milli" is the prefix for 10-3. A milliliter is sometimes also referred to as a millilitre. Milliliters can be abbreviated as ml, and are also sometimes abbreviated as mL or mℓ. For example, 1 milliliter can be written as 1 ml, 1 mL, or 1 mℓ.

Milliliters are sometimes expressed using the abbreviation cc for medical dosage, which is the abbreviation for the cubic centimeter.

Tablespoon to Milliliter Conversion Table

Tablespoon measurements converted to milliliters
Tablespoons Milliliters
1 tbsp 14.79 ml
2 tbsp 29.57 ml
3 tbsp 44.36 ml
4 tbsp 59.15 ml
5 tbsp 73.93 ml
6 tbsp 88.72 ml
7 tbsp 103.51 ml
8 tbsp 118.29 ml
9 tbsp 133.08 ml
10 tbsp 147.87 ml
11 tbsp 162.65 ml
12 tbsp 177.44 ml
13 tbsp 192.23 ml
14 tbsp 207.01 ml
15 tbsp 221.8 ml
16 tbsp 236.59 ml
17 tbsp 251.38 ml
18 tbsp 266.16 ml
19 tbsp 280.95 ml
20 tbsp 295.74 ml
21 tbsp 310.52 ml
22 tbsp 325.31 ml
23 tbsp 340.1 ml
24 tbsp 354.88 ml
25 tbsp 369.67 ml
26 tbsp 384.46 ml
27 tbsp 399.24 ml
28 tbsp 414.03 ml
29 tbsp 428.82 ml
30 tbsp 443.6 ml
31 tbsp 458.39 ml
32 tbsp 473.18 ml
33 tbsp 487.96 ml
34 tbsp 502.75 ml
35 tbsp 517.54 ml
36 tbsp 532.32 ml
37 tbsp 547.11 ml
38 tbsp 561.9 ml
39 tbsp 576.68 ml
40 tbsp 591.47 ml

References

  1. Merriam-Webster, tablespoon, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tablespoon
  2. U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Guidelines for Determining Metric Equivalents of Household Measures, https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/guidance-industry-guidelines-determining-metric-equivalents-household-measures
  3. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf