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OUNCE. The name of a weight. An ounce avoirdupois weight is the sixteenth part of a pound; an ounce troy weight is the twelfth part of a pound. Vide Weights.

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The WWF are warning that if climate change is not addressed a third of the areas in which snow leopards now live could become uninhabitable.
Elusive and rarely seen by human beings, snow leopards are often called the "ghosts of the mountains.
Mushahid Ullah Khan also reiterated Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's commitment for protection and conservation of snow leopard in this regard.
Mushahidullah Khan said, "Pakistan is committed to the global efforts for protection and conservation of endangered snow leopard.
He traveled to Kyrgyzstan to test ways of estimating snow leopard numbers.
This will help prepare communities to address key vulnerabilities to climate change, conserve snow leopards as the flagship and indicator species of Asia s high mountain landscape health, and provide practical and measurable demonstrations that advance a vision for water security and sustainable mountain development across Asia.
We fixed four cameras at different locations in the park and were successful in capturing photographs of three snow leopards.
For 22-year-old porter Stanzin, who lives in a nearby village, this is his first sighting of a snow leopard, and I know the goosebumps on his arms and neck have nothing to do with the cold.
The only organisation working for the protection of Snow Leopard in Pakistan is the Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF).
They then sequenced the DNA of (African) lion, snow leopard, white (Bengal) tiger and white (African) lion, which enabled them to compare how the genes matched up in different members of the cat family.
Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan's radio shop and Engineering Security Office (ESO) last year helped the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and National Geographic Society (NGS) track endangered and poached snow leopards in northeast Afghanistan.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature estimates that in the past 16 years snow leopard numbers have decreased by 20 percent.