Troy Ounce

Troy Ounce
A unit of measure for weight that dates back to the Middle Ages. Originally used in Troyes, France, the troy ounce was used when dealing with precious metals. One troy ounce is equal to 31.1034768 grams.

The troy ounce is the only measure of the troy weighting system that is still used in modern times. It is used in the pricing of metals such as gold, platinum and silver. When the price of gold is said to be US$653/ounce, the ounce being referred to is a troy ounce, not a standard ounce. There are 14.58 troy ounces in one pound.

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  • Troy ounce — Troy ounce. См. Тройская унция. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Troy ounce — A gold bar weighing one troy ounce …   Wikipedia

  • Troy ounce — Die Feinunze ist ein Gewichtsmaß für Edelmetalle, das heute noch im angloamerikanischen Raum gebräuchlich ist. Sie wird auch als Troy Unze bezeichnet, benannt nach der französischen Stadt Troyes, einem bedeutenden mittelalterlichen Handelsplatz.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • troy ounce — A measurement of weight where one troy ounce equals 31.10 grammes. In writing, it is often shortened to troy oz. after figures, e.g., 25.2 troy oz. Troy weight is divided into grains, pennyweights (24 grains = 1 pennyweight), ounces (20… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Troy ounce — Trojos uncija statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Trojos vienetų sistemos masės matavimo vienetas. Žymima oz t: 1 oz t = 31,1034768 g. atitikmenys: angl. Troy ounce vok. Troy Unze, f rus. тройская унция, f pranc. once de… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • troy ounce — noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound • Syn: ↑ounce, ↑apothecaries ounce • Hypernyms: ↑apothecaries unit, ↑apothecaries weight, ↑troy unit • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • troy ounce — /trɔɪ aυns/ noun a measurement of weight (= 31.10 grammes) (NOTE: In writing, often shortened to troy oz. after figures: 25.2 troy oz.) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • troy ounce — noun A former unit of mass equal to 480 grains or 1/12th of a troy pound …   Wiktionary

  • troy ounce — /trɔɪ ˈaʊns/ (say troy owns) noun See ounce1 (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • troy ounce — 31.103 g. Abbreviated as oz tr …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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