ounce, troy ounce, apothecaries' ouncenoun
a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
snow leopard, ounce, Panthera uncianoun
large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur
A unit of mass or weight, the sixteenth part of a pound avoirdupois, and containing 28.35 grams or 437
(Troy Weight) The twelfth part of a troy pound; one troy ounce weighs 31.103486 grams, 8 drams, or 480 grains.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A name of weight of different value in different denominations of weight. In troy weight, an ounce is twenty penny-weight; a penny-weight, twenty-four grains.
Etymology: once, Fr. uncia, Latin.
The blood he hath lost,
Which I dare vouch is more than that he hath
By many an ounce, he dropt it for his country. William Shakespeare.
A sponge dry weigheth one ounce twenty-six grains; the same sponge being wet, weigheth fourteen ounces six drams and three quarters. Francis Bacon.
A lynx; a panther.
Etymology: once, Fr. uncia, Latin.
The libbard, and the tiger, as the mole
Rising, the crumbled earth above them threw
In hillocks. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. vii.
The ounce is a unit of mass with several definitions, the most commonly used of which is equal to approximately 28 grams. The ounce is used in a number of different systems, including those of mass that form part of the United States customary, and imperial, systems. The size of an ounce varies between systems. The most commonly used ounces today are the international avoirdupois ounce and the international troy ounce.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
owns, n. the twelfth part of a pound troy=480 grains: 1⁄16 of a pound avoirdupois=437½ troy grains. [O. Fr. unce—L. uncia, the twelfth part.]
owns, n. a carnivorous animal of the cat kind, found in Asia, allied to the leopard—(obs.) Once. [Fr. once, prob. Pers. yúz, a panther.]
The numerical value of ounce in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of ounce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Investor sentiment in gold is understandably very low and investors have lost a lot of money, not withstanding that, the Australian gold sector is undoubtedly a good place to be. Costs are coming down and with the falling Aussie dollar supporting a higher A-dollar gold price, the profitability wedge per ounce is widening.
The platinum market is just too small. China has $3.7 trillion of foreign exchange reserves. To keep 1 percent by value in platinum, at $1,000 an ounce, would need 37 million ounces of platinum, which is six years' mine supply, to get 0.1 percent, you'd only need to buy two-thirds of a year's mine supply, but why would you want to hold 0.1 percent of your reserves in platinum? What use would that be to anyone?
I actually got one text it says ‘Do you have fresh milk available? I’ve been paying $4 per ounce to single moms to help out, $3 otherwise, if interested,’.
If (President Obama) thinks this will help the Israelis be one ounce less opposed to the Iran deal, then he doesn't get it, israelis are very against the Iran deal.
An ounce of emotion is equal to a ton of facts.
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- أونس, وقيةArabic
- unçaCatalan, Valencian
- unnsaScottish Gaelic
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