troy pound


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Noun1.troy pound - an apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces or 373.242 grams
troy unit - any of the unit of the troy system of weights
apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight - any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces
apothecaries' ounce, ounce, troy ounce - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
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There are 12 inches in a foot, 12 ounces in a troy pound (used to measure gold, silver and gems), and 12 in a dozen.
097 customary ounces, so that one troy pound (comprising 12 troy ounces) weighs about 0.
Two such channels were uncovered during mining activities in 1994, and both averaged over one Troy ounce of gold per yard and yielded many nuggets over one Troy pound a piece.