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# Convert Tablespoon (US) to Milliliter

Please provide values below to convert tablespoon (US) to milliliter [mL], or vice versa.

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### Tablespoon

Definition: A tablespoon (symbol: Tbsp) is a unit of volume based on an item of cutlery. The United States customary tablespoon is equal to approximately 14.8 mL, a metric tablespoon is exactly equal to 15 mL, and an Australian tablespoon is equal to 20 mL. In nutrition labeling in both the US and the UK, a tablespoon is defined as 15 mL.

History/origin: The use of the tablespoon as a measurement of volume began in the 18th century when it became the unofficial unit of the Apothecaries' system of measures. It was equal to 4 drams, or ½ of a fluid ounce. These relationships still hold in the US customary system of measurement.

Current use: The table spoon as a unit of volume is used in cooking in certain countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

### Milliliter

Definition: A milliliter (symbol: mL) is a unit of volume that is accepted for use in the international system of units (SI). One milliliter is equal to 1 cubic centimeter (cm3), 1/1,000,000 cubic meters (m3), or 1/1000 liters.

History/Origin: The base unit of the milliliter is the liter (US spelling), spelled "litre" in SI terms. The term "litre" was originally part of the French metric system and was derived from the term "litron," one of the older versions of the French litre. Refer to the liter page for further details.

Current use: Milliliters are used to measure the volume of many types of smaller containers in everyday use, such as plastic bottles, cans, drinking, glasses, juice and milk cartons, yogurt, toothpaste tubes, perfume/cologne bottles, etc. Many measurement devices such as graduated cylinders, beakers, pipettes, measurement cups, etc. also use the measurement of milliliters.

### Tablespoon (US) to Milliliter Conversion Table

Tablespoon (US)Milliliter [mL]
0.01 tablespoon (US)0.1478676478 mL
0.1 tablespoon (US)1.4786764781 mL
1 tablespoon (US)14.7867647813 mL
2 tablespoon (US)29.5735295625 mL
3 tablespoon (US)44.3602943438 mL
5 tablespoon (US)73.9338239063 mL
10 tablespoon (US)147.8676478125 mL
20 tablespoon (US)295.735295625 mL
50 tablespoon (US)739.3382390625 mL
100 tablespoon (US)1478.676478125 mL
1000 tablespoon (US)14786.76478125 mL

### How to Convert Tablespoon (US) to Milliliter

1 tablespoon (US) = 14.7867647813 mL
1 mL = 0.0676280454 tablespoon (US)

Example: convert 15 tablespoon (US) to mL:
15 tablespoon (US) = 15 × 14.7867647813 mL = 221.8014717188 mL