How to Pronounce ounces?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ounces" is [ˈa͡ʊnsɪz], [ˈa‍ʊnsɪz], [ˈaʊ_n_s_ɪ_z].

"Ounces" in context

An ounce is a unit of measurement for mass and weight. It is abbreviated as oz. and is used mainly in the United States and parts of the Commonwealth. In the metric system it is equal to 28.3 or 28.35 grams. It is a small unit compared to other common units of measurement such as kilograms and pounds. In some cases, when measuring the weight or mass of things it is easier to use ounces as it can provide smaller increments and be more precise.

Ounces are also used to measure liquid. One ounce of liquid, such as water or liquor, is roughly equivalent to 29.57 millilitres.


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