# Definitions and Synonyms of *weight unit* | Another word for *weight unit* | What is *weight unit? *

*Definition 1: a unit used to measure weight - [noun denoting quantity]*

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*he placed two weights in the scale pan*

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*(**weight unit* is a kind of ...) any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

*weight unit*is a kind of ...) any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

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*"the dollar is the United States unit of currency"**"a unit of wheat is a bushel"**"change per unit volume"*### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean; varies between one and five pounds

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a Russian unit of weight equal to approximately 36 pounds

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight used in some parts of Asia; approximately equal to 133 pounds (the load a grown man can carry)

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight used in Asia; has different values in different countries

*"the official maund in India is 82.6 pounds avoirdupois"*### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) the weight of a liter of hydrogen (at 0 centigrade and 760 millimeters pressure)

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight used in some Spanish speaking countries

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) any of the unit of the troy system of weights

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)

*Definition 2: a decimal unit of weight based on the gram - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for weight unit in the sense of this definition*

*(**weight unit* is a kind of ...) a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

*weight unit*is a kind of ...) a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

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*"convert all the measurements to metric units"**"it is easier to work in metric"*### (*weight unit* is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement for mass

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) 10 grams

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) 100 grams

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

*"a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"*### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) one ten thousandth of a centner

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) in some European countries: a unit of weight equivalent to 50 kilograms

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) 1/10 gram

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) one billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) one thousandth (1/1,000) gram

### (... is a kind of *weight unit* ) one millionth (1/1,000,000) gram

### (... is part of *weight unit*) a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second

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