HyperDic: lb

English > 1 sense of the word lb:
NOUNquantitylb, pound16 ounces avoirdupois
lb > pronunciation
Soundspaw'nd
Rhymesabound ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > lb: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
Meaning16 ounces avoirdupois.
Synonympound
Part ofquarterA quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
stoneAn avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body
Partshalf pound8 ounces avoirdupois
ounce, oz.A unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
Broaderavoirdupois unitAny of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
Spanishlb, libra
Catalanlliura

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