ounce

troy ounce; unit of weight equal to 31.1035g

ounce

[n] - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound 2. [n] - a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
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Ounce

Ounce: A measure of weight equal to 1/16<sup>th</sup> of a pound or, metrically, 28.35 grams. The abbreviation for ounce is oz. (An ounce of prevention is reputedly worth a pound of cure.)
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Ounce

Ounce noun [ French once , from Latin uncia a twelfth, the twelfth part of a pound or of a foot: confer Greek ... bulk, mass, atom. Confer 2d Inch , Oke .] 1. A weight, the sixteenth part of a pound avoirdupois, and containing 437... grains. 2. (Troy Wei...
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Ounce

Ounce noun [ French once ; confer Italian lonza , Spanish onza ; probably for lonce , taken as l'once , from Latin lynx , Greek ..., or an (assumed) fem. adj. lyncea , from lynx . Confer Lynx .] (Zoology) A feline quadruped (...
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ounce

1. A weight, the sixteenth part of a pound avoirdupois, and containing 437 grains. ... 2. The twelfth part of a troy pound. ... The troy ounce contains twenty pennyweights, each of twenty-four grains, or, in all, 480 grains, and is the twelfth part of the troy pound. The troy ounce is also a weight in apothecaries' weight. [Troy ounce is sometimes ...
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ounce

noun a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
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ounce

apothecaries` ounce noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
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Ounce

From the Latin uncia = one twelfth of the whole. The uncia was a twelfth of a Roman pound. The ounce was originally a medieval coin weight: eight ounces = one mark. The English troy weight ounce, current since 1526, equals 31.103 g. This ounce is still the standard weight unit for precious metal commodities, such as for the Vienna Philharmonic coin...
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ounce

(oz) (ouns) in the apothecaries' system, a unit of weight equal to 1/12 of a pound or 480 grains (31.103 grams; symbol ℥. in the avoirdupois system, a unit of weight equal to 1/16pound (28.3495 grams). fluid ounce in the apothecaries' system, a unit of liquid me...
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Ounce

• (n.) A feline quadruped (Felis irbis, / uncia) resembling the leopard in size, and somewhat in color, but it has longer and thicker fur, which forms a short mane on the back. The ounce is pale yellowish gray, with irregular dark spots on the neck and limbs, and dark rings on the body. It inhabits the lofty mountain ranges of Asia. Called als...
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ounce

unit of weight in the avoirdupois system, equal to 116 pound (437 12 grains), and in the troy and apothecaries` systems, equal to 480 grains, or 112 ...
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Ounce

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ounce

an old term for a 1/12 part, the English equivalent of the Latin uncia (see def. above). In medieval times, the word was used sometimes for a unit of distance equal to 1/12 yard or 3 inches. It was also used for a unit of time equal to 1/12 moment, or 7.5 seconds. In some settings, an ounce of time was divided into exactly 47 atoms.
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ounce

unit of weight, one-sixteenth of a pound
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ounce

ounce, in zoology: see leopard.
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ounce

ounce: see English units of measurement.
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Ounce

A unit of weight. In the precious metals industry, an ounce means a troy ounce equal to 31.1035 grams.
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Ounce

The ounce is a unit of measurement of the avoirdupois scale equivalent to 16 drams or 28.350 grams. Its precise weight was fixed by Henry III, who decreed in 1233, that an English ounce should be 640 dry grains of wheat; that twelve of these ounces should be a pound; and that eight pounds should be a gallon of wine.
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Ounce

The Ounce or Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) is an endangered member of the cat family, spotted like a leopard and having a long bushy tail. It is only found at high altitudes on the Himalayas.
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ounce

(oz.) Type: Term Pronunciation: owns Definitions: 1. A weight containing 480 g, or 1/12 pound troy and apothecaries' weight, or 437.5 g, 1/16 pound avoirdupois. The apothecary oz (used in the USP) contains 8 drams and is equivalent to 31.10349 g; the avoirdupois oz is equivalent to 28.35 g.
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ounce

(mass) Unit of mass, one-sixteenth of a pound avoirdupois, equal to 437.5 grains (28.35 g); also one-twelfth of a pound troy, equal to 480 grains
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ounce

(animal) Another name for the snow leopard
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OUNCE

A unit of weight. In the precious metals industry, an ounce means a troy ounce equal to 31.1035 grams.
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ounce

A measure of weight (one-sixteenth pound) and volume (one-eighth cup).
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