# Convert Cubic Centimeter to Teaspoon (US)

Please provide values below to convert cubic centimeter [cm^3] to teaspoon (US), or *vice versa*.

### Cubic centimeter

**Definition:** The cubic centimeter (symbol: cm^{3}) is an SI derived unit of volume based on the cubic meter. It is the volume of a cube with measurements 1 cm × 1 cm × 1 cm, and is equal to 1/1,000,000 of a cubic meter, 1/1,000 of a liter, or 1 milliliter. The abbreviations of cc and ccm are also sometimes used to denote a cubic centimeter, but their use is deprecated in the International System of Units (SI).

**History/origin:** The cubic centimeter was derived from the cubic meter, using an SI prefix, in this case "centi," to denote a submultiple of the base unit.

**Current use:** The cubic centimeter is used in many scientific disciplines, often in the form of milliliters (symbol: mL). Although the cubic centimeter is based on the SI unit of volume, the mL (and its multiples) are more commonly used as a measurement of volume than the cubic centimeter. The United States medical and automotive fields are an exception to this, and the cubic centimeter is still widely used in these fields. In contrast, the United Kingdom uses cubic centimeters in the medical, but not the automotive field.

### Teaspoon

**Definition:** A teaspoon (symbol: tsp) is a unit of volume based on an item of cutlery. The United States customary teaspoon is equal to exactly 4.928922 mL. The metric teaspoon is equal to 5 mL.

**History/origin:** The teaspoon was originally used as a unit of Apothecaries' measure and was equal to 1 fluid dram, ¼ of a tablespoon, or 1/8 of a fluid ounce. This definition of the teaspoon is smaller than the definitions of the teaspoon used today. This is partially due to tea being expensive in 1660s England, resulting in smaller teacups and teaspoons. Once England began importing tea from China in 1710, reducing the cost of tea, the size of teacups and teaspoons increased, and by the 1730s, became 1/3, rather than 1/4 the size of a tablespoon. This is the same size ratio in use today in both the US customary and metric teaspoons (though the actual volumes differ).

**Current use:** The teaspoon is widely used in cooking within certain countries, as well as for measuring pharmaceutic prescriptions. Outside of these applications, the unit is not particularly used, with measurements such as the liter or cubic meter being preferred.

### Cubic Centimeter to Teaspoon (US) Conversion Table

Cubic Centimeter [cm^3] | Teaspoon (US) |
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0.01 cm^3 | 0.0020288414 teaspoon (US) |

0.1 cm^3 | 0.0202884136 teaspoon (US) |

1 cm^3 | 0.2028841362 teaspoon (US) |

2 cm^3 | 0.4057682724 teaspoon (US) |

3 cm^3 | 0.6086524086 teaspoon (US) |

5 cm^3 | 1.0144206811 teaspoon (US) |

10 cm^3 | 2.0288413621 teaspoon (US) |

20 cm^3 | 4.0576827242 teaspoon (US) |

50 cm^3 | 10.1442068106 teaspoon (US) |

100 cm^3 | 20.2884136211 teaspoon (US) |

1000 cm^3 | 202.8841362111 teaspoon (US) |

### How to Convert Cubic Centimeter to Teaspoon (US)

1 cm^3 = 0.2028841362 teaspoon (US)

1 teaspoon (US) = 4.9289215938 cm^3

**Example:** convert 15 cm^3 to teaspoon (US):

15 cm^3 = 15 × 0.2028841362 teaspoon (US) = 3.0432620432 teaspoon (US)