In China, a unit of capacity, traditionally = ¹⁄₁₀₀ of a shēng (升, traditional chaarcter 曻). In recent times, this unit has been called a shìsháo 市勺.
With metrication the sháo became = 10 milliliters. In particular, the gōngsháo 公勺 is 10 milliters.
United Nations 1966.
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