HyperDic: system_of_weights

English > 1 sense of the expression system of weights:
NOUNquantitysystem of weights, weighta system of units used to express the weight of something
English > system of weights: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA system of units used to express the weight of something.
Narroweravoirdupois, avoirdupois weightA system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
troy, troy weightA system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones
Broadersystem of measurement, metricA system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic / characteristic
Catalanpes, sistema de pesos i mesures

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