ounce definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of weight inside U.S. Customary program, an avoirdupois unit equal to 437.5 grains (28.35 grams).
    • A unit of apothecary fat, corresponding to 480 grains (31.10 grms). See Dining Table at dimension.
    • A fluid ounce. See Table at dimension.
    • a small bit: not an ounce of sympathy.
    • identify snowfall leopard.
    • An avoirdupois ounce, evaluating 1/16 of an avoirdupois pound, or 28.3495 grams.
    • A troy ounce, weighing 1/12 of a troy lb, or 480 grains, or 31.1035 grms.
    • A US liquid ounce, with a volume of 1/16 of a US pint, 1.804 687 cubic ins or 29.573 531 milliliters.
    • A British imperial substance ounce, with a volume of 1/20 of an imperial pint, 1.733871 cubic ins or 28.413063 milliliters.
    • A little bit.
    • The snowfall leopard, Uncia uncia.
    • A weight, the sixteenth part of a pound avoirdupois, and containing 28.35 grms or 4371/2 grains.
    • The twelfth element of a troy pound; one troy ounce weighs in at 31.103486 grams, 8 drams, or 480 grains.
    • Fig.: a little part; a little.
    • A feline quadruped (Felis irbis syn. Felis uncia) resembling the leopard in size, and significantly in color, but it features much longer and thicker fur, which types a brief mane on the straight back. The ounce is pale yellowish gray, with irregular dark places in the throat and limbs, and dark bands regarding human anatomy. It inhabits the lofty hill ranges of Asia. Called also as soon as.
    • A weight, the twelfth element of a pound troy, as well as the sixteenth of a pound avoirdupois.
    • a little amount.
    • In Ca, in the earlier years of the gold pleasure, a Spanish two fold doubloon, or about sixteen bucks; the old doubloon onza of Spain.
    • A carnivorous mammal, Felis irbis or F. uncia, of this cat household, Felidæ, closely pertaining to but distinct from various other large noticed cats referred to as leopards or panthers; the snow-leopard or mountain panther.
    • The bay lynx or even the Canada lynx.
    • An occasional name of this United states jaguar, Felis onca.
    • A gold money of Australia struck in 1853.
    • a unit of body weight corresponding to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grms
    • huge feline of upland main Asia having very long dense whitish fur
    • a unit of apothecary weight add up to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound

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