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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lb mean? 

LB (noun)
  The noun LB has 1 sense:

1. 16 ounces

  Familiarity information: LB used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

LB (noun)

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16 ounces

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure


lb; pound

Context example:

he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds

Hypernyms ("lb" is a kind of...):

avoirdupois unit (any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights)

Meronyms (parts of "lb"):

ounce; oz. (a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams)

half pound (8 ounces)

Holonyms ("lb" is a part of...):

stone (an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds)

quarter (a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds))

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