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  1. uncia(Noun)

    A twelfth part, an ounce, or an inch.

  2. uncia(Noun)

    An ounce.

  3. uncia(Noun)

    A bronze coin minted during the Roman Republic, valued at one-twelfth of an as.

  4. uncia(Noun)

    A numerical coefficient in a case of the binomial theorem.

  5. Origin: 1685–95, from uncia. Compare inch, ounce, Latin unus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncia(noun)

    a twelfth part, as of the Roman as; an ounce

  2. Uncia(noun)

    a numerical coefficient in any particular case of the binomial theorem


  1. Uncia

    The uncia was a Roman unit of length and of weight.

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(usually abbreviated to oz when written) a unit of weight, 28.35 grammes.

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