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troy pound

[′trȯi ′pau̇nd]
(mechanics)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As a unit of measure, it refers to the smallest English and US unit of weight equal to 1/5760 of the troy pound and 1/7000 of the avoirdupois pound.
English dry weight pounds Troy grains Grams tower pound 5,400 349.92 troy pound 5,760 373.248 merchants' pound 6,750 437.40 avoir-du-pois pound 6,992 453.0816 avoirdupois pound 7,000 453.60 hanseatic merchants' pound 7,200 466.56 haverdepoise pound 7,680 497.664 Table 2.