pound

  1. 16 ounces
  2. the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence
  3. the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
  4. the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
  5. the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
  6. the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  7. the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
  8. the basic unit ......

    Pound

    Weight equal to 16 ounces or 0.453 kg.

    Pound

    1 British currency with a face value of 100 pence (20s), first struck in the form of gold coins in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Silver pounds appeared during the Civil War (1640s); the first £1 banknotes were issued as an emergency measure by the Bank of England between 1797 and 1826 but were not commonly seen until the introduction of the Treas …...

    Pound

    [magazine] Pound is a Toronto-based hip hop magazine that is distributed for free across Canada. Founded in 1998 and beginning publication in December 1999, Pound is published quarterly. As of July 2009, the magazine had published 42 issues. == History == Pound was founded by Rodrigo Bascunan, Andrew Cappell, Kostas Pagiamtzis and Christian...
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    Pound

    Ancient Measurement Terms: 16 ounces (Avoirdupois).
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    pound

    [n] - 16 ounces 2. [n] - a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec 3. [n] - United States writer who lived in Europe 4. [n] - a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs 5. [v] - partition off into compartments 6. [v] - shut up or confine in an...
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    Pound

    A section of a swale designed to detain runoff.
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    Pound

    £1 or 20 shillings or 240 old pennies. Since decimalization, a gold coloured coin worth 100 new pence. See also: Pound Sterling
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    Pound

    Measure of weight consisting of 16 ounces. There were 2240 pounds in a ton. (not tonne).
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    Pound

    This is the standard unit of mass in the British system of units. It has since beenreplaced by the SI system and the kg.Conversions16 ounces (oz)=1 pound (lb)1 stone=14 pounds (lb)1 quarter=28 pounds (lb)1 hundredweight (cwt)=112 pounds (lb)1 ton=2240 pounds (lb)20 hundredweight (cwt)=1 ton1 pound (lb)=0.453592 kgttle='Mass';xiunt='kg';yiunt='lb';m...
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    pound

    British standard monetary unit, issued as a gold sovereign before 1914, as a note 1914-83, and as a circular yellow metal-alloy coin from 1983. The pound is also the name given to the unit of...
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    Pound

    A pen, often circular and stone-walled, for rounding up livestock.
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    Pound

    Pound: A measure of weight equal to 16 ounces or, metrically, 453.6 grams. The word "pound" goes back to the Latin "pondo" which meant a "weight" (but one of only 12 ounces). The abbreviation for pound-just to confuse non-pound people-is lb. which stands for "libra" (Latin for pound).
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    Pound

    Pound transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pounded ; present participle & verbal noun Pounding .] [ Middle English pounen , Anglo-Saxon punian to bruise. Confer Pun a play on words.] 1. To strike re...
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    Pound

    Pound intransitive verb 1. To strike heavy blows; to beat. 2. (Machinery) To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds .
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    Pound

    Pound noun [ Anglo-Saxon pund an inclosure: confer forpyndan to turn away, or to repress, also Icelandic pynda to extort, torment, Ir. pont , pond, pound. Confer Pinder , Pinfold , Pin to inclose, Pond .] 1. An inclosure, maintained by...
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    pound

    dog pound noun a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs; `unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound`
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    pound

    noun 16 ounces; `he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds`
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    Pound

    (from Latin pondus = weight) The Roman pound of 327.45 g was also the standard coin weight unit in the Early Middle Ages. Charlemagne raised the weight of the pound, but the extent is not known. The pound is not only the main currency of Great Britain, but also of other countries such as Cyprus, Syria and Sudan. Also in Ireland until the end of 200...
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    pound

    (lb) (pound) in the avoirdupois system, a unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.6 grams). in the apothecaries' system, a unit of weight equal to 12 ounces (373.2 grams).
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    pound

    (from the article `telephone and telephone system`) ...digits (0 through 9) are assigned to specific push buttons, and the buttons are arranged in a grid with four rows and three columns. (The pad also ...
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    pound

    unit of avoirdupois weight, equal to 16 ounces, 7,000 grains, or 0.4536 kg, and of troy and apothecaries` weight, equal to 12 ounces, 5,760 grains, ... [5 related articles]
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    pound

    pound, abbr. lb, unit of either mass or force in the customary system of English units of measurement. Two different pounds of mass are defined, one in the avoirdupois system of units and one in the Troy system. The avoirdupois pound (lb avdp) is now defined in terms of the kilogram, the metric unit...
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    Pound

    Pound is Australian slang for a solitary-confinement cell or wing in a prison.
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    Pound

    The pound is the currency of Egypt, Lebanon and the United Kingdom. The British pound sterling was originally an actual pound weight of silver of 5760 grains of a certain standard of fineness (925 in 1000). The name pound was used as early as 1158 and the pound (in weight) of sterling silver was originally coined into 240 pennies. The silver curren...
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