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synonyms for uncia

  • troy
  • of weight avoirdupois
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How to use uncia in a sentence

The twelth part of an acre was called Uncia and half a foot, Semis, &c.
ROMAN ANTIQUITIES, AND ANCIENT MYTHOLOGYCHARLES K. DILLAWAY
Another way is to take two unciae of ore, a semi-uncia of litharge, two drachmae of Venetian glass and a semi-uncia of saltpetre.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
Lastly, if there is only pure silver, then as much as a third of a libra and a semi-uncia of copper granules are added.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
Another cement is made of a bes of brick dust, a third of rock salt, an uncia of saltpetre, and half an uncia of refined salt.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
Of each bes of silver one sicilicus is consumed, or occasionally when very impure, three drachmae or half an uncia.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
And likewise they add two centumpondia of poor silver-lead, in each of which there is an uncia and a drachma of silver.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
In the exhausted liquation cakes there remain a third of a libra and a semi-uncia of silver.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
One half uncia, or three drachmae of silver would equal either 12 ozs.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
Such liquation cakes should weigh up to three centumpondia, in each of which there is half an uncia of silver.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
The uncia into four sicilici, the sicilicus into thirty-six siliquae.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCIA

  • of weight avoirdupois
  • troy
  • uncia
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