pound avoirdupois

pound avoirdupois
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  • Avoirdupois — Av oir*du*pois ([a^]v [ e]r*d[ u]*poiz ), n. & a. [OE. aver de peis, goods of weight, where peis is fr. OF. peis weight, F. poids, L. pensum. See {Aver}, n., and {Poise}, n.] 1. Goods sold by weight. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Avoirdupois weight.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Avoirdupois weight — Avoirdupois Av oir*du*pois ([a^]v [ e]r*d[ u]*poiz ), n. & a. [OE. aver de peis, goods of weight, where peis is fr. OF. peis weight, F. poids, L. pensum. See {Aver}, n., and {Poise}, n.] 1. Goods sold by weight. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pound — Pound, n.; pl. {Pounds}, collectively {Pound} or {Pounds}. [AS. pund, fr. L. pondo, akin to pondus a weight, pendere to weigh. See {Pendant}.] 1. A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pound — Pound, n.; pl. {Pounds}, collectively {Pound} or {Pounds}. [AS. pund, fr. L. pondo, akin to pondus a weight, pendere to weigh. See {Pendant}.] 1. A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avoirdupois — av‧oir‧du‧pois [ˌævədəˈpɔɪz, ˌævwɑːdjuːˈpwɑː ǁ ˌævərdəˈpɔɪz] noun [uncountable] a system of weighing things used in the UK and US, based on the standard measures of the Ounce,Pound, and Ton, which is being replaced in the UK by the metric system …   Financial and business terms

  • Pound (mass) — Lb. redirects here. For other uses, see LB. Lbs. redirects here. For other uses, see LBS. For the unit of force, see Pound force. The pound or pound mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, lbm, ℔[1] ) is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States… …   Wikipedia

  • pound — Synonyms and related words: Deutschmark, Mark, Reichsmark, abrade, ache, afghani, agonize, ail, ambush, anguish, anna, assail, assault, atomize, attack, baht, bang, barrage, bash, baste, bat, batter, bawbee, beat, beat a ruffle, beat a tattoo,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pound — I. /paʊnd / (say pownd) verb (t) 1. to strike repeatedly and with great force, as with an instrument, the fist, heavy missiles, etc. 2. to force (a way) by battering. 3. to crush by beating, as with an instrument; pulverise. –verb (i) 4. to… …  

  • pound — I v 1. beat, batter, pommel, pelt, lay on, Sl. paste, Archaic. belabor; cudgel, bludgeon, baste, bastinado, cane, club, hammer, fustigate; maul, manhandle, rough up, Inf. give it to, Sl. knock around or about, Sl. give [s.o.] the business, Sl.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pound sign — octothorp oc to*thorp, octothorpe oc to*thorpe, n. [octo eight + thorp Etymology of thorp uncertain. (ca. 1965). See quote below. Possibly derived from octalthorpe or octotherp (once used by the Bell System?).] A typographic symbol (#) having two …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pound — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. beat, thump, drum, bruise, tenderize; crush, pulverize. See powderiness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Measure of weight] Syn. sixteen ounces, Troy pound, avoirdupois pound, commercial pound, pint; see also… …   English dictionary for students


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