apothecaries' pound

[ə'pɔθɪkərɪz,paund]
апте́карский фунт (основная единица аптекарской системы мер веса [apothecaries' weight] = 12 аптекарским унциям = 373,2 г)

English-Russian Great Britain dictionary (Великобритания. Лингвострановедческий словарь). 2014.

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  • apothecaries' pound — noun an apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces or 373.242 grams • Syn: ↑troy pound • Hypernyms: ↑apothecaries unit, ↑apothecaries weight, ↑troy unit • Part Meronyms: ↑ounce, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apothecaries' system — |The basic form of the apothecaries system is essentially a subset of the Roman weight system. An apothecaries pound normally consisted of 12 ounces. (In France this was changed to 16 ounces, and in Spain the customary unit was the marco , a mark …   Wikipedia

  • apothecaries' weight — noun any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces • Syn: ↑apothecaries unit • Hypernyms: ↑weight unit, ↑weight • Hyponyms: ↑grain, ↑scruple, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pound — pound1 pounder, n. /pownd/, v.t. 1. to strike repeatedly with great force, as with an instrument, the fist, heavy missiles, etc. 2. to produce or effect by striking or thumping, or in a manner resembling this (often fol. by out): to pound out a… …   Universalium

  • apothecaries' weight — a system of weights used chiefly in compounding and dispensing drugs: 20 grains = 1 scruple; 3 scruples = 1 dram; 8 drams = 1 ounce; 12 ounces = 1 pound. The grain, ounce, and pound are the same as in troy weight, the grain alone being the same… …   Universalium

  • Pound — /pownd/, n. 1. Ezra Loomis /looh mis/, 1885 1972, U.S. poet. 2. Louise, 1872 1958, U.S. scholar and linguist. 3. her brother, Roscoe, 1870 1964, U.S. legal scholar and writer. * * * Unit of weight in the avoirdupois system, the traditional… …   Universalium

  • Pound (mass) — Lb. redirects here. For other uses, see LB. Lbs. redirects here. For other uses, see LBS. For the unit of force, see Pound force. The pound or pound mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, lbm, ℔[1] ) is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States… …   Wikipedia

  • Pound — A measure of weight equal to 16 ounces or, metrically, 453.6 grams. The word "pound" goes back to the Latin "pondo" which meant a "weight" (but one of only 12 ounces). The abbreviation for pound—just to confuse… …   Medical dictionary

  • apothecaries' ounce — noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound • Syn: ↑ounce, ↑troy ounce • Hypernyms: ↑apothecaries unit, ↑apothecaries weight, ↑troy unit • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • apothecaries' unit — noun any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces • Syn: ↑apothecaries weight • Hypernyms: ↑weight unit, ↑weight • Hyponyms: ↑grain, ↑scruple, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pound — pound1 [pound] n. pl. pounds; sometimes, after a number, pound [ME < OE pund, akin to Ger pfund: WGmc loanword < L pondo, a pound, orig. abl. of pondus, weight (in libra pondo, a pound in weight), akin to pendere: see PENDANT] 1. a) the… …   English World dictionary

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