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When used in cooking a "Dash" is not a precise measurement but its roughest equivalent is ⅛ teaspoon. 

If you are a stickler you can purchase some Novelty Measuring Spoons that include a spoon for “Dash.”

Sticklers can measure a “Dash” but it usually just means a generic small amount, to taste added to a dish by a quick, downward stroke of the hand .