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Definition 1: excess bodily weight - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where avoirdupois or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

Synonyms for avoirdupois in the sense of this definition

(avoirdupois is a kind of ...) an attribute of the body

(... is a kind of avoirdupois ) having the property of containing fat

"he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity"

(... is a kind of avoirdupois ) the bodily property of a protruding belly

(... is a kind of avoirdupois ) consisting of or covered with oil

(... is a kind of avoirdupois ) more than average fatness

(... is a kind of avoirdupois ) an extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks

Definition 2: a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains) - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for avoirdupois in the sense of this definition

(avoirdupois is a kind of ...) a system of units used to express the weight of something

(avoirdupois is a part of ...) any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights

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