system of weights


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a system of units used to express the weight of something

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The same system of weights and measures used by foreigners and Commies was coming, swarming its way up from Mexico, only a few miles behind the killer bees.
The baking-hot "rollers" were kept from touching the scalp by a Heath Robinson-style system of weights suspended from a chandelier.
The separator employs a system of weights allowing the user to precisely dial in the optimal motion for a specific application.
Britain needs to end a century and half of 'dithering' and sort out its system of weights and measures, said Lord Howe of Aberavon yesterday.
TRADERS and shoppers are being reminded that the end of the millennium will mark the end of the imperial system of weights and measures.
policy that the metric system is "the preferred system of weights and measures for U.
The system of weights and measures in use in Britain has been developed over a period of more than 1,000 years.
built the craft to English specifications, meaning the system of weights and measures you use in your home, and transmitted information in inches and pounds of thrust.
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