avoirdupois


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Related to avoirdupois: Avoirdupois system, avoirdupois ounce
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the state or quality of being physically heavy

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We are suggesting that the origin of Avoirdupois weight (7000 gr.
On the other hand, in the avoirdupois method of measuring weights, there are 16 drams per ounce and 256 drams per pound.
But losing your taste for food is not the best thing in the world, regardless of your avoirdupois.
A dram, by the way, is 1/16th of an avoirdupois ounce, or 27.
This will have the added benefit of educating those of us who have to pause and work out exactly what a 'g' is in relation to any measure that remotely corresponds to anything in our lives, so content are we in our ignorance to measure our world in incomprehensible avoirdupois.
He is from the second litter of Airport Express, no lightweight herself in terms of avoirdupois or ability.
Well, in for a penny, in for several pounds of avoirdupois.