Weights and measures [B]
Bala: Measurement for cotton, rice, coffee, fabrics and paper. In Spain (paper) = 10 reams = 5,000 sheets.
Balita: Philippine agrarian measure = 5 celemines and 10 estadales, that is, = 27.95 a.
Barcella: Spanish measure of capacity for aggregates. In the Canary Islands = 11.7233 litres.
Barchilla: Spanish measure of capacity for aggregates.
In Almería and Alicante = 20,775 litres.
In Valencia = 16.74 litres.
In Castellón (for liquids) = 16.6 litres.
Barrel (container): measure of capacity for liquids.
In Argentina = 76,004 liters = 32 jars = 4 canecos.
In Cuba (for hot water) = 32,625 liters; for beer according to the kegs 15,30 or 60 liters.
In Spain (old for wines) = 4 arrobas = 80 bottles; in Santa Cruz de Tenerife = 35 litres.
In England = 36 imperial gallons = 1.636547 hl.
In Italy (Sicily) = 34.2625 liters and in Turin = 49.31 litres.
In Uruguay = 75.906 liters (= 20.82 gallons).
In USA = 31 ½ gallons. Record another equivalence according to what is applied, flour, meat, lime, cement, etc.
Barrilón (container): Spanish measure of capacity, in Barcelona = 30.40 litres.
Bocoy: Capacity measure.
In Cuba (muscovado sugar) = 6.9014 Qm.
In Spain (Sherry wines) = 900 litres.
In Spain (Málaga wines) = 800 litres.
In Spain (Valencia wines) = 700 litres.
Fathom: Agricultural measure and length. In ancient times = 6 feet, considering that it was equal to the length of the outstretched arms. In Argentina (maritime) = 6 feet = 2 yards = 1.852010 m. In addition to the Braza or Toesa, which is equivalent to 6 feet = 1.672 m, there are many other variations:
In Spain (maritime) = 1/120 cable = 1.6 m.
In the Canary Islands (agricultural) = 3.2801 m², in Valencia, surface area = 4.1554 m²
In Brazil (length) = 2,200 m; in the Philippines (shallow) = 36 ft²; in France = 1,624 m length.
In Italy (Tuscany) = 0.5836 m, in Milan = 0.594 m.
In Russia (length) = 2.13356 m.
Braza real: Spanish measure of length. In Castellón de la Plana = 4.1555 m.
Decimal spark plug: Unit for light = 0.05 of the light produced by one cm² of silver at pressure temperature.
Package: Measurement for paper = 2 reams.