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ounce1

ounce1

 
 
pronunciation:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 28.350 grams in the avoirdupois weight system, and equal to one twelfth of a pound or 31.1051 grams in the apothecaries' weight and the troy weight systems. (abbr.: oz.)
definition 2: see fluid ounce.
definition 3: any tiny or very small amount.
He does not have an ounce of common sense.
similar words:
modicum
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