ounce

[ US /ˈaʊns/ ]
[ UK /ˈa‍ʊns/ ]
NOUN
  1. a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
  2. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a troy pound
  3. large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur
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How To Use ounce In A Sentence

  • Assuming that 15 pound breaking strain line is used, an angler using monofilament might have to use a six or eight ounce sinker and use a 20 lb class rod to carry that sinker weight.
  • High-frequency waves broadcast by the radar bounce off a person, scanning the in-and-out movement of the chest and more subtle, but also detectable, motion of the heartbeat against the chest wall.
  • Some putz suddenly takes the stage to announce me and exclaim excitedly that this was my ‘largest sold-out crowd to date!’.
  • There is no suggestion of a pronounced twist in the ventral margin of the jaw of Hynerpeton like that seen in Densignathus.
  • LONDON, February 4/PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc ( "RDS") today announced an interim dividend in respect of the fourth quarter of 2009 of US$0. 42 per A and B ordinary share, an increase of 5% over the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year. The Earth Times Online Newspaper
  • Seven years before US Surgeon General Luther Terry would announce a link between smoking and cancer, this information was political and business dynamite.
  • A couple of weeks after the monarch's announcement, heavy rain began to fall, thus ending the drought.
  • Arthur spun in his chair, not an ounce of surprise on his face.
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  • Two rows behind the bench sits a sweet-faced junior college girl who just announced her intention to play for Oregon next year.
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