# avoirdupois weight definition

• noun:
• A system of weights and steps centered on a pound containing 16 ounces or 7,000 grains and add up to 453.59 grms.
• something of weights in line with the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
• a method of weights and steps according to a pound containing 16 ounces or 7,000 grains and corresponding to 453.59 grms.
• something of weights in line with the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)