The term volume is used to identify the measurement of the amount of space that any three dimensional shape, gas, vacuum, solid, liquid or gas fills. Volume is a unit of measurement which can be readily quantified in a numerical sense, and volume can only be assessed for objects that have three dimensional properties. Both single dimensional figures like lines and two dimensional figures such as flat shapes always have a volume of zero.

There are many different volume measurements used to express volume in a numerical sense, and sometimes volume unit conversions must be calculated in order to understand one **volume unit** calculation in another part of the world. Common measurements for volume include things like the liter, cubic centimeters, cubic meters, as well as milliliters. Different formulas are utilized to determine what the volume of a specified object is based upon the actual shape of the object in question. Sometimes calculus formulas are used to identify the volume present in complex objects and shapes. In order for the volume of any object or shape to be calculated, it will be necessary to determine the object's displacement.

The liter or litre is a popular unit for volume measurement. If you have ever purchased beverages you will see that the amount of the volume of the bottle is often presented on the bottle in terms of liters. The lower and the uppercase letter "L" is an abbreviation that is used to symbolically identify a liter volume measurement. The liter, interestingly enough, is not in any way an official unit of measurement within the International System of Units, but it is still a measurement that is widely used and recognized. Within the International System of units, the most common form of measurement used to measure volume is the cubic meter or cubic metre. A single liter equals 0.001 cubic metres.

Liters can be instantly converted into a variety of other volume measurements. For example, a liter is equivalent to 0.264172052 gallons in the United States, 0.219969248 gallons in the United Kingdom, 1.056688209 US quarts, 4.226752838 US cups, and so on and so forth. Turning to a **volume unit conversions** tool makes your calculations swifter and completely accurate.

Whenever you have the need to convert units of volume you can utilize one of many volume unit conversions calculators online to do so. Volume unit conversions allow for simplified volume unit conversions. When using volume unit conversions online all you do is define the volume unit you want to convert, the units of measurement you want to convert your original units into and you are given your calculations with impressive immediacy.

**See also:**

Area Unit Conversions

Energy Unit Conversions