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AVOIRDUPOIDS WEIGHT [1 record]

Record 1 2012-10-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Trade
  • Customs and Excise
DEF

System of units of mass based on the pound, which consists of 16 ounces (each of 16 drams) or 7,000 grains (each equal to 65 mg).

DEF

The system of units commonly used in the United States and Great britain.

OBS

It is used for the ordinary purposes of trade.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Commerce
  • Douanes et accise
DEF

Système de mesure utilisé dans les échanges commerciaux en Grande-Bretagne et aux U.S.A. Il s'applique à toutes les marchandises autres que les métaux précieux, les pierreries et les médicaments.

OBS

avoirdupoids (exprimé en livres) : terme utilisé par Revenu Canada.

Key term(s)
  • système avoirdupoids

Spanish

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