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The Clue1/16 of a pound (5 letter answer)
NotesThe answer OUNCE is common and appears about once every 200 puzzles.
Fraction of a pound
Sixteenth of a pound
Unit of prevention
About 4% of a fifth
Measure of prevention or strength?
Post office unit
Postal scale unit
Precious metal unit of weight
Shot glass capacity, roughly
DefinitionOUNCE as a noun:
1. (ounce, troy ounce, apothecaries' ounce) = a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
2. (ounce, oz.) = a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
3. (snow leopard, ounce, Panthera uncia) = large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur