A secondary unit in the British system of units, often abbreviated as oz. Now replaced by the SI system and the kilogram.

16 ounces (oz)=1 pound (lb) 1 ounce (UK fluid)=28.34952 g
1 ounce (avoirdupois)=28.34952x10-3kg 1 ounce (US fluid)=29.57353 g
1 kilogram (kg)=2.204623 pounds (lb) 1 hundredweight (cwt)=112 pounds (lb)
1 ton=2240 pounds (lb) 20 hundredweight (cwt)=1 ton

See also: Mass, Metric Ounce, Scruple, SI Units.

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