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troy pound (Imp. & US customary unit of mass), pl. troy pounds, abbr. lb t

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About troy pound

The international troy pound is a unit of mass in the Imperial and US customary systems of units equal to 0.3732417216 kilograms (1 lb t = 0.3732417216 kg), the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI).

The troy pound (lb t) is also equal to 373.2417216 grams (g), or 373,241.7216 milligrams (mg) or 373.2417216 × 106 micrograms (μg) (SI units of mass), or 12 troy ounces (oz t), or 5,760 grains (gr) or 0.82285714 pounds (lb), which are US customary / Imperial units of mass.

The pound definition varies depending on the system of units used, as follows:

  • The avoirdupois pound (or simply "pound"), equal to 453.59237 grams
  • The troy pound, equal to 373.2417216 grams
  • The metric pound, equal to 500 grams

Over time, various pounds have been recorded. Examples of pound units include:

  • The tower pound, equal to about 350 grams
  • The merchant's pound, equal to about 437.5 grams
  • The London pound, equal to about 466.66 grams
  • The Roman libra, equal to about 327 grams
  • The Russian pound (or funt), equal to about 409.52 grams
  • The Jersey pound, equal to about 490 grams

The troy pound was used as a unit of mass by apothecaries and jewellers. Nowadays, the troy pound is no longer in common use.

Symbol: lb t

Plural: troy pounds

Also known as: troy pound-mass (symbol: lbm t)

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