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Avoirdupois Pound

Avoirdupois pound is a measurement in the avoirdupois weight system, one pound equals 16 ounces while the troy weight system has 12 ounces in one pound.

What is Avoirdupois Pound?

Avoirdupois pound is a measurement in the avoirdupois weight system, one pound equals 16 ounces while the troy weight system has 12 ounces in one pound. The avoirdupois system is a measurement system of weights that uses pounds and ounces as units. It was first commonly used in the 13th century AD and was updated in 1959. Troy weight system is used to measure the weight of precious materials, while avoirdupois is a day-to-day weight measurement system. When compared to troy pounds, 1 avoirdupois pound is equal to 1.22 troy pounds.

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