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noun
  1. a unit of weight in Egypt (and formerly Turkey): 37 grams (one twelfth ratl) in Egypt, 320 grams in Aleppo, 213.39 grams in Beirut, 240 grams in Jerusalem.
  2. a unit of volume in Egypt (and formerly Turkey) corresponding to about 1.2 litres.
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noun , abbreviation oz.
  1. An avoirdupois ounce, weighing 1/16 of an avoirdupois pound, or 28.3495 grams.
  2. A troy ounce, weighing 1/12 of a troy pound, or 480 grains, or 31.1035 grams.
  3. A US fluid ounce, with a volume of 1/16 of a US pint, 1.804 687 cubic inches or 29.573 531 milliliters.
  4. A British imperial fluid ounce, with a volume of 1/20 of an imperial pint, 1.733871 cubic inches or 28.413063 milliliters.

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