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

Pound transitive verb To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound. Milton.
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Pound

Pound noun ; plural Pounds , collectively Pound or Pounds . [ Anglo-Saxon pund , from Latin pondo , akin to pondus a weight, pendere to weigh. See Pendant .] 1. A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consistin...
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pound

1. An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold. ... 2. A level stretch in a canal between locks. ... 3. A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outwar...
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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

lbf. noun a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
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Pound

Ezra Pound noun United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
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pound

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

verb shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits; `The prisoners are safely pounded`
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pound

verb partition off into compartments; `The locks pound the water of the canal`
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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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