Word:

Ounce

Pronunciation: ouns
n.1.A weight, the sixteenth part of a pound avoirdupois, and containing 28.35 grams or 437½ grains.
2.(Troy Weight) The twelfth part of a troy pound; one troy ounce weighs 31.103486 grams, 8 drams, or 480 grains.
3.Fig.: A small portion; a bit.
By ounces hung his locks that he had.
- Chaucer.
Fluid ounce
See under Fluid, n.
1.(Zool.) A feline quadruped (Felis irbis syn. Felis 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 also once.
Noun1.ounce - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
2.ounce - a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
Synonyms: oz.
3.ounce - large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur

OUNCE. The name of a weight. An ounce avoirdupois weight is the sixteenth part of a pound; an ounce troy weight is the twelfth part of a pound. Vide Weights.

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