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WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

Featured Terms

  1. avoirdupois weight
  2. calorie
  3. denier
  4. kip
  5. pace
  6. twain

All Terms

  1. -metric ... board foot
  2. Brinell hardness number ... ct
  3. cubic measure ... e
  4. electromagnetic unit ... gauss
  5. gerah ... hundredweight
  6. hvy ... kip
  7. kJ ... mcg
  8. measure ... millibar
  9. millicurie ... nanotesla
  10. nautical mile ... psec
  11. psf ... sone
  12. span ... w
  13. W ... zero
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