Pennyweight

A pennyweight (abbreviated dwt) is a unit of mass that is equal to 24 grains, {frac|20} of a troy ounce, {frac|240} of a troy pound, approximately 0.054857 avoirdupois ounce and exactly 1.55517384 grammes. ==History== In the Middle Ages, a British penny`s weight was literally, as well as monetarily, {frac|20} of an ounce and {frac|240} of a pound....
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Pennyweight

• (n.) A troy weight containing twenty-four grains, or the twentieth part of an ounce; as, a pennyweight of gold or of arsenic. It was anciently the weight of a silver penny, whence the name.
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pennyweight

noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to 24 grains
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Pennyweight

Pen'ny·weight` noun A troy weight containing twenty-four grains, or the twentieth part of an ounce; as, a pennyweight of gold or of arsenic. It was anciently the weight of a silver penny, whence the name.
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Pennyweight

A measure of Troy weight, the twentieth part of an ounce troy, equivalent to 24 grains. Usually abbreviated - dwt.
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Pennyweight

An American unit of weight for gold in which onepennyweight equals 24 grains or 1/20 of a troy ounce.
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Pennyweight

An American unit of weight for gold. Twenty pennyweights equal one ounce.
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Pennyweight

An American unit of weight for gold. Twenty pennyweights equal one ounce.
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Pennyweight

An old unit of mass equal to 24 grains. Often it is abbreviated as dwt.Conversions1 pennyweight=24 grains1 pennyweight=0.05 troy ounce1 pennyweight=0.001555174 kg1 pennyweight=1.555174 gttle='Pennyweight';xiunt='kg';yiunt='pennyweight';mconv=0.001555174;cconv=0.0; See also: Grain, Mass.
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pennyweight

Equals 24 grains or 1/20 of a Troy ounce.
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pennyweight

pennyweight: see English units of measurement.
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pennyweight

Type: Term Pronunciation: pen′ē-wāt Synonyms: DWT
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pennyweight

unit of troy weight equal to 24 grains
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pennyweight

[n] - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 24 grains
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