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  • n  a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
  • n  a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
  • n  large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur

  • But one held five-eighths of an ounce, the next three-quarters, the next seven-eighths, the next one ounce and the last an ounce and a quarter.
  • Vesper Martini (Casino Royale): Three ounces of Gordon's gin, one ounce of vodka , half-ounce of Lillet Blanc, shake over ice and add a slim slice of lemon peel.
  • In Alaska, there's no jail or fine for holders of an ounce or less in their homes.
News & Articles

  • When is Greek Yogurt Really NOT Greek Yogurt?
    What’s not to love about nonfat Greek yogurt? It is deliciously creamy and a six-ounce container has a whopping 18...        
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • Gold futures fall $9 to close at $1,377 per ounce
    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Gold futures trimmed earlier losses but ended floor trading in negative territory Tuesday, unable to shake off a weaker tone across commodity markets after the Bank of Japan stood pat on monetary policy and offered no clue it was set to step up asset purchases. The Nymex August gold contract ended floor trading down $9 at $1,377 an ounce. The August contract dipped as ...
    June 11, 2013 - Market Watch
  • Metals, Energy Futures Fall; Crop Prices Rise
    Gold for August delivery fell $9, or 0.6 percent, to $1,377 an ounce. Silver fell 27.9 cents, 1.3 percent, to $21.646 an ounce.        
    June 11, 2013 - The Motley Fool

  • Ted Stevens in BBC News
    I will fight this unjust verdict with every ounce of energy I have,Mr Stevens said.
  • Bobby Murcer in USA Today
    There is no way to explain what happened,Murcer said. "We used every ounce of strength to go out and play that game. We won it for Thurman."
  • Condoleezza Rice in guardian.co.uk
    Ms Rice said she would not give up trying to bridge the gaps between Israel and the Palestinians "until I've given my last ounce of energy and my last moment in office".

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