Synonyms of ounce


1. ounce, troy ounce, apothecaries' ounce, apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight, troy unit

usage: a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound

2. ounce, oz., avoirdupois unit

usage: a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams

3. snow leopard, ounce, Panthera uncia, big cat, cat

usage: large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur

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Definition and meaning of ounce (Dictionary)