English to Afrikaans Meaning :: avoirdupois

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Noun(1) a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains(2) excess bodily weight

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(1) Now, children are driven to and from school and in their lunch boxes you'll find potato crisps, sweets, chocolate and other goodies that add on the avoirdupois .(2) Then that's the great thing about golf, age and avoirdupois seemingly is no barrier to success.(3) The first and superb Willy Loman was Lee J. Cobb, of great talent and considerable avoirdupois to make his fall reverberant.(4) she was putting on the avoirdupois like nobody's business(5) The London version of the Sunday Times may not have attained the same avoirdupois but it is still the biggest bruiser on the Irish Sunday block necessitating a strong pair of arms to master its format.(6) Just as the apothecary and avoirdupois systems of measurement have faded from our texts so should Young's, Cowling's, Fried's, and Clarke's equations fade into history.(7) The stigmas can only be picked by hand, and it requires 70,000 flowers to obtain one pound avoirdupois of saffron; or 0.5 hectares to yield about 4.5 kg of dried saffron.(8) She also thinks that joshing about stature is probably considered to be more benign than, say, pointing out avoirdupois .(9) In the metric system, the base unit of weight is the gram; in the avoirdupois system, it's the pound.(10) That my current hometown of Washington hasn't gnawed its way into this rating is a bit shocking, considering the ample avoirdupois on the streets of your nation's capital.(11) Dalgleish's retirement makes him the latest in a long line of jockeys having to admit that their avoirdupois is just too great a burden.(12) avoirdupois weights(13) Gold is measured using troy weights (as opposed to the more familiar avoirdupois weights): 24 grains make a pennyweight, and 20 pennyweights make a 31.1-gram troy ounce.(14) She calls Pratt ÔÇÿwoefully small and bigotedÔÇÖ and mocks his ÔÇÿimposing avoirdupois .ÔÇÖ(15) It shall weigh not less than 5 nor more than 5 1/4 ounces avoirdupois and measure not less than 9 nor more than 9 1/4 inches in circumference.(16) a pound avoirdupois
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(1) avoirdupois weight ::
avoirdupois gewig
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1. avoirdupois weight ::
avoirdupois gewig
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