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Canada now usually employs the metric cup of 250 mL but its conventional cup was somewhat smaller than both American and imperial units.
1 Canadian cup = 8 imperial fluid ounce = 1/20 imperial gallon = 227.3045 millilitres
1 tablespoon = 1/2 imperial fluid ounce
1 teaspoon = 1/6 imperial fluid ounce
A fifth is a unit of volume formerly used for distilled beverages in the United States, equal to one fifth of a US liquid gallon, 4⁄5 quart, or 25 3⁄5 US fluid ounces (757 ml); it has been superseded by the metric bottle size of 750 ml, sometimes called a metric fifth, which is the standard capacity of wine bottles world-wide and is approximately 1% smaller.