The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language: Designed to Give the Orthography, Pronunciation, and Meaning of about 35,000 Words and Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-speaking Peoples

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Σελίδα 316 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Σελίδα 316 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord...
Σελίδα 316 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = l pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Σελίδα 553 - Words of one syllable or words of more than one syllable accented on the last syllable, ending in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double the final consonant when adding a suffix beginning with a vowel.
Σελίδα 534 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr) . 1 scruple (3) 3 scruples 1 dram (3) 8 drams 1 ounce ( 5 ) 12 ounces .... 1 pound (fit)) Apothecaries' weight is used in prescriptions. Drugs are bought and sold by avoirdupois weight. The grain, the ounce, and the pound apothecaries' weight are the same as the corresponding denominations of troy weight.
Σελίδα 79 - CALORIE (kal'6 ri): the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one degree centigrade...
Σελίδα 535 - TABLE. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (dwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.).
Σελίδα 316 - Liquid Measure 60 minims = 1 fluid dram (f 3) 8 fluid drams = 1 fluid ounce (f J) 16 fluid ounces = 1 pint (O.) 8 pints = 1 gallon (cong...
Σελίδα 320 - Metric system. A system of weights and measures depending upon the meter, in which the original factors are derived from the meter. The system includes measures of length, of which the meter is the unit; measures of surface, of which the are is the unit ; measures of capacity of which the liter is the unit; and weights, of which the gram is the unit (Standard) Metric ton.
Σελίδα 553 - The final e mute of a primitive word, is generally omitted before an additional termination beginning with a vowel : as, rate, ratable ; force, forcible ; rave, raving; eye, eying. Exc. — Words ending in ce...

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