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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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For example, 60 percent of the participants ate two 1 oz. brownies, but only 40 percent ate four 1/2 oz.
Written and illustrated by Oz scholar Donald Abbott, known for his popular Emerald City Press novels and illustrations, "How the Wizard Came to Oz" reveals the true story of the Wizard of Oz.
Q4 silver production was 1,386,505 oz and gold production was 13,117 oz, for silver equivalent production of 2.4 million oz. Production from the Guanacevi, Bolanitos and El Cubo mines was higher in 2018 compared to 2017 but fell short of the company's 2018 production guidance.
To make this frozen delight, combine 5 oz. Angry Orchard Crisp Apple cider, 1 oz.
After the hit 1939 film was released, the world clamored for more, eager to return to Oz. MGM never produced an official sequel to the movie, though that didn't stop other studios from trying.
oz. Its share of production from San Jose in 2014 is forecast at 97,500 gold eq.
The second match in the Whittle Dene Spring League fished on the Lower Reservoir on Sunday was won by John Parkinson with 6 lb 10 oz.
Polymerase Assay for Incorporation opposite 5' -Neighboring Bases of G or Oz. Reaction mixtures similar to those described for the primer extension assays were used to analyze nucleotide selectivity during nucleotide incorporation opposite the bases adjacent to G or Oz.
Frank Baum's 1900 classic kids' novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz."
The winner was Ray Harrison with eight fish for 8 lb 12 oz.
Figure 5-4 Equivalents o f weights and measures 1 pinch = 1/8 teaspoon (approx) 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon 2 tablespoons = 1 oz. 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup 12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup 16 tablespoons = 1 cup 2 cups = 1 pint 4 cups = 1 quart 16 cups = 1 gallon 2 pints = 1 quart 4 quarts = 1 gallon 5 fifths = 1 gallon 2 quarts = 1 magnum 8 quarts = 1 peck 4 pecks = 1 bushel 8 ounces = 1 fluid cup 16 ounces = 1 pound 1 pound = 1 fluid pint 2 pounds = 1 fluid quart 8 pounds = 1 fluid gallon 12 dozen = 1 gross 32 ounces = 1 quart 64 ounces = 1/2 gallon 128 ounces = 1 gallon [FIGURE 5-5 OMITTED]
8 oz. Small cans--ready-to-serve soups, fruits, and