HyperDic: ounce

English > 3 senses of the word ounce:
NOUNquantityounce, troy ounce, apothecaries' ouncea unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
quantityounce, oz.a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
animalounce, snow leopard, Panthera uncialarge feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur
ounce > pronunciation
Soundsaw'ns
Rhymesannounce ... trounce: 10 rhymes with awns...
English > ounce: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound.
Synonymstroy ounce, apothecaries' ounce
Part oftroy pound, apothecaries' poundAn apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces or 373.242 grams
Partsdram, drachm, drachmaA unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains
pennyweightA unit of apothecary weight equal to 24 grains
Broaderapothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weightAny weight unit used in pharmacy
troy unitAny of the unit of the troy system of weights
Spanishonza, onza troy
Catalanunça
English > ounce: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams.
Synonymoz.
Part ofpound, lb16 ounces avoirdupois
Partsdram1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams
Broaderavoirdupois unitAny of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
Spanishonza
Catalanunça
English > ounce: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaninglarge feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur.
Synonymssnow leopard, Panthera uncia
Member ofPanthera, genus Pantheralions
Broaderbig cat, catAny of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
Spanishirbis, leopardo de las nieves, onza

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