Associations to the word «Ounce»


OUNCE, noun. An avoirdupois ounce, weighing 1/16 of an avoirdupois pound, or 28.3495 grams.
OUNCE, noun. A troy ounce, weighing 1/12 of a troy pound, or 480 grains, or 31.1035 grams.
OUNCE, noun. A US fluid ounce, with a volume of 1/16 of a US pint, 1.804 687 cubic inches or 29.573 531 milliliters.
OUNCE, noun. A British imperial fluid ounce, with a volume of 1/20 of an imperial pint, 1.733871 cubic inches or 28.413063 millilitres.
OUNCE, noun. A little bit.
OUNCE, noun. The snow leopard, Uncia uncia.

Dictionary definition

OUNCE, noun. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound.
OUNCE, noun. A unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams.
OUNCE, noun. Large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur.

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