Exactly how much water to a "glass"?

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Some glasses are bigger. Some are smaller. I generally drink from a sports bottle all day... not exactly how big it is so I usually count it as 2 glasses. How many cups to a glass? I have googled this before and gotten conflicting answers.
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Some glasses are bigger. Some are smaller. I generally drink from a sports bottle all day... not exactly how big it is so I usually count it as 2 glasses. How many cups to a glass? I have googled this before and gotten conflicting answers.

8 ounces, or 1 cup
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Really?
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=1+cup+in+ounces
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250 ml?
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250mL is pretty standard for a glass of water
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Really?
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=1+cup+in+ounces

wow...just...wow. That has to be the coolest thing ever.
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yea this question blows my mind
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8 ounces. To give you an idea of size: most regular sized water bottles, like from a machine, have a little over 2 servings. If you don't know ounces, a serving is also 240 mL.
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Really?
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=1+cup+in+ounces

That is the most awesome thing I have seen all day.
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The question I always have is, when "they" say 8 to 10 "glasses" per day, do they mean 8 to 10 8-ounce cups or 8 to 10 "glasses" which generally hold more like 2 cups (16 ounces.)

I generally assume it's 8 to 10 eight-ounce "cups" per day instead of "glasses."
But I could be wrong. It happens on occasion ;-)
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In Australia 1 Cup = 250mls So I drink 2 Litres of water a day.
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250mL is pretty standard for a CUP of water
Fixed. A glass isn't a measurement.
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Use a measuring cup and measure it! 8 oz = 1 cup
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when they say cups they mean standard measurement of a cup, not a glass
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The question I always have is, when "they" say 8 to 10 "glasses" per day, do they mean 8 to 10 8-ounce cups or 8 to 10 "glasses" which generally hold more like 2 cups (16 ounces.)

I generally assume it's 8 to 10 eight-ounce "cups" per day instead of "glasses."
But I could be wrong. It happens on occasion ;-)
It's cups, not glasses. Glasses is not a measurement.
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They don't say glasses they say cups (like measuring cups). Honestly, I think any glass you have will be OK - measuring doesn't have to be perfect on that one

Edit to add: anything with no caffeine can count.
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It's cups, not glasses. Glasses is not a measurement.

I agree, but they never say 8-10 cups per day. It's always phrased 8-10 glasses per day.
*sigh*
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Not a huge fan of glasses.
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It's cups, not glasses. Glasses is not a measurement.

I agree, but they never say 8-10 cups per day. It's always phrased 8-10 glasses per day.
*sigh*
Click on your Food tab. It clearly is cups. Not sure what "they" you really mean...I've heard cups, always.
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""So how much fluid does the average, healthy adult living in a temperate climate need? The Institute of Medicine determined that an adequate intake (AI) for men is roughly 3 liters (about 13 cups) of total beverages a day. The AI for women is 2.2 liters (about 9 cups) of total beverages a day. ""

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/water/NU00283

I'd classify the mayoclinic as a pretty good source for medical information
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Not a huge fan of glasses.
Agreed. Especially during exercise. But contacts are tough with seasonal allergies and can get expensive.