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

Samples where weight unit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he placed two weights in the scale pan

Synonyms for weight unit in the sense of this definition

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

"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)

"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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