Tun (unit)

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Tun is a unit used in US fluid measure. Its symbol is US tu.[1] Tun was also a US unit of capacity for wine.[2]

Other usages refer English_wine_cask_units

Definition[edit]

252 gallons.[1]

Conversion[edit]

1 Tun ≡ 4 Hogshead[1]

1 Tun ≡ 252 gallons[1]

1 Tun ≡ 0.953923769568 m3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. p. 43. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1. 
  2. ^ Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. p. 49. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1.