HyperDic: avoirdupois

English > 2 senses of the word avoirdupois:
NOUNquantityavoirdupois, avoirdupois weighta system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
attributeavoirdupois, fatness, fat, blubberexcess bodily weight
English > avoirdupois: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains).
Synonymavoirdupois weight
Partsavoirdupois unitAny of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
Broadersystem of weights, weightA system of units used to express the weight of something
English > avoirdupois: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningexcess bodily weight.
Synonymsfatness, fat, blubber
Narrowerabdominousness, paunchinessThe bodily property of a protruding belly
adiposity, adiposeness, fattinessHaving the property of containing fat
fleshiness, obesity, corpulencyMore than average fatness
greasiness, oiliness, oleaginousnessConsisting of or covered with oil
steatopygiaAn extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks
Broaderbodily propertyAn attribute of the body
Oppositeleanness, thinness, sparenessThe property of having little body fat
Spanishadiposidad, corpulencia, gordura, grasa

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