Convert milliliter to teaspoon (US)

What is a milliliter?

If you need to measure a tiny amount of some liquid, you can do it using milliliters. These units do not belong to the standard systematic system but are still widely used in European and other countries. Such areas of life as medicine firmly stick to them and prefer them over all other options.

What does a milliliter mean? It corresponds to a 1/1000 part of a liter. The common designation for this option is mL.

If you want to imagine 1 mL, you have to think about a small cube with dimensions equal to 1 cm. Thus, it is the same as 1 cm3 that is a derivative of a systematic unit for volume measurement – a cubic meter.

In addition to their direct purpose, milliliters are also utilized for other derived physical units. For instance, density can be evaluated in g/ml3. Therefore, this option is quite common and popular.

What is a teaspoon?

An average teaspoon may contain up to 5 milliliters of some liquid. As a cutlery, it is utilized for stirring sugar in tea and eating desserts.

In addition, in medicine and cooking, a teaspoon is used for measuring mass and volume but not with a high precision level. In this case, it is widely accepted that it contains approximately 5 ml volume of any given liquid. Still, some countries have their own designations, namely:

  • 1 teaspoon corresponds to 4.93 ml in the US;
  • an English teaspoon means 3.55 ml.

As for the bulk products, there are special tables that contain the data on the quantities in grams that correspond to a teaspoon.

Therefore, when you see this unit in a recipe, it is recommended to check which type of teaspoon was meant and what is the amount of a liquid or bulk product that should be taken.

How to Convert milliliter to teaspoon

Convert ml to tsp is helpful, specifically when cooking or calculating liquids by hand. Here's how you might accomplish it:

  • Direct Modification: You can often transform milliliter to teaspoon using an approximate conversion factor of 1 ml = 0.2 tsp.
  • Employing the instructions: If a more accurate modification is needed, operate the instructions: tsp = ml / 5. Let's say 10 ml of vanilla extract; you can calculate it like this: 10 ml to tsp = 10 ml ÷ 5 ml/tsp = 2 tsp.
  • Measuring devices: Keep in mind that teaspoons come in different sizes. The typical teaspoon in the USA is around 5 ml, but you should check the labeling on calculating instruments for exact ml to tsp measures.
To convert milliliter to teaspoon (US), the formula is used,
Teaspoon = Milliliter × 0.202884
where the mL to teaspoon (US) value is substituted to get the answer from Volume Converter.
1 mL
=
0.2029 teaspoon (US)
1 teaspoon (US)
=
4.9289 mL
Example: convert 15 mL to teaspoon (US):
15 mL
=
15
x
0.2029 teaspoon (US)
=
3.0433 teaspoon (US)

How many ml in a teaspoon

A teaspoon is a unit of volume usually employed in cooking, comparable to around 5 ml. This suggests that one teaspoon contains about 5 ml of liquid. For illustration, if a formula calls for 10 ml of vanilla extract, you might conveniently use 2 tspn to calculate it.

milliliter (mL)teaspoon (US)
0.01 mL0.002028841 teaspoon (US)
0.1 mL0.020288414 teaspoon (US)
1 mL0.202884136 teaspoon (US)
2 mL0.405768272 teaspoon (US)
3 mL0.608652409 teaspoon (US)
5 mL1.014420681 teaspoon (US)
10 mL2.028841362 teaspoon (US)
20 mL4.057682724 teaspoon (US)
50 mL10.14420681 teaspoon (US)
100 mL20.28841362 teaspoon (US)
1000 mL202.8841362 teaspoon (US)

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