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unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound apothecaries' ounce , ounce , troy ounce
any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces apothecaries' unit , apothecaries' weight
system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains) avoirdupois , avoirdupois weight
unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories B.Th.U. , British thermal unit , BTU
reliable and deadly 15,000-pound fragmentation bomb that explodes just above ground with a large radius; the largest conventional bomb in existence; used in Afghanistan Big Blue , BLU-82
system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint British Imperial System , British system , English system
5,000 pound laser-guided bomb that can be programmed to penetrate to a given depth before exploding; used to penetrate hardened underground facilities Bunker Buster , GBU-28 , Guided Bomb Unit-28
employee of a municipal pound who is hired to round up stray dogs and cats dog catcher
pound on or hit with drumsticks drum
unit of work equal to a force of one pound moving through a distance of one foot foot-pound
1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams grain
nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec lbf. , pound
Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound mil
coin used in Great Britain since 1971 worth one hundredth of a pound new penny
telephone pound key octothorpe
one sixteenth of a pound ounce
unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams ounce , oz.
unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound; equal to 0.1382 newtons pdl , poundal
fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound penny
cake, small piece of frosted and decorated pound or sponge petit four
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