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Ounce meaning

ounce - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. The twelfth part of a troy pound.
  2. 2. Fig.: A small portion; a bit.
  3. 3. A feline quadruped ( Felis irbis, / uncia) resembling the leopard in size, and somewhat in color, but it has longer and thicker fur, which forms a short mane on the back. The ounce is pale yellowish gray, with irregular dark spots on the neck and limbs, and dark rings on the body. It inhabits the lofty mountain ranges of Asia. Called also once.
  4. 4. A weight, the sixteenth part of a pound avoirdupois, and containing 437 grains.
  5. 5. The one- sixteenth of a pound avoirdupois; the one- twelfth of a pound troy; wild animal of the cat kind.

ounce - examples of usage

  1. But we never found so much as another half- ounce of gold in those claims; we had struck the one little " patch" they contained. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. Well, Mr. Brownin', 'e was a great big man, thirteen stone if 'e was a ounce. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  3. I was guessing 4 cuts to the ounce; but perhaps I may be below the mark. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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