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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Unit of weight equaling one sixteenth of a US pound.

Usage examples (17)
  • The newborn baby weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces.
  • One-eighth ounce is plenty big enough to do the job.
  • So, actually, the calories per ounce is exactly the same.
  • One-quarter-ounce jigs fall too fast, but 1/8-ounce is just right in most cases. for more
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