|1.||a unit of liquid measure of capacity equal to one eighth of a gallon. 1 Brit pint is equal to 0.568 litre, 1 US pint to 0.473 litre|
|2.||a unit of dry measure of capacity equal to one half of a quart. 1 US dry pint is equal to one sixty-fourth of a US bushel or 0.5506 litre|
|3.||a measure having such a capacity|
|a. a pint of beer|
|b. a drink of beer: he's gone out for a pint|
|[C14: from Old French pinte, of uncertain origin; perhaps from Medieval Latin pincta marks used in measuring liquids, ultimately from Latin pingere to paint; compare Middle Low German, Middle Dutch pinte]|
A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 16 fluid ounces, 28.875 cubic inches, or .473 liter.
A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to 1/2 quart or 0.551liter.
|pint (pīnt) Pronunciation Key