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pound

 (lb) [pownd]
1. in the avoirdupois system, a unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.6 grams).
2. in the apothecaries' system, a unit of weight equal to 12 ounces (373.2 grams).

pound

(pownd),
A unit of weight, containing 12 ounces, apothecaries' weight, or 16 ounces, avoirdupois.
[A.S. pund; L. pondus, weight]

pound

(lb) (pound) a unit of weight in the avoirdupois (453.6 grams, or 16 ounces) or apothecaries' (373.2 grams, or 12 ounces) system.

pound (lb)

Etymology: L, pondus, weight
a unit of measure equal to 16 ounces, avoirdupois; 0.45359 kg; 7000 grains.

pound

(lb) (pownd)
A unit of weight, containing 12 ounces (apothecaries' weight) or 16 ounces (avoirdupois); equivalent to .453 kilograms.
[A.S. pund; L. pondus, weight]

pound

(pownd)
Unit of weight, containing 12 ounces, apothecaries' weight, or 16 ounces, avoirdupois.
[A.S. pund; L. pondus, weight]

pound

1. a unit of weight in the avoirdupois (453.6 g, or 16 ounces) or apothecaries' (373.2 g, or 12 ounces) system.
2. said of the gait of a horse which strikes the ground hard with the front feet at the canter.
3. an enclosure or building maintained by a local government authority in which stray animals are kept until claimed by their owners. See also animal shelter.

Patient discussion about pound

Q. i am all confused !!! there are so many kinds of diets and guides for loosing pounds , what should i choose

A. the best but hard one- going to a nutritionist with another friend that want to loose weight, build up a program, start doing physical activity . it will be hard, long, but worth it.
don't forget the friend, it's an important part!

Q. i need an easy way to loss pounds ... any suggestions ?

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I would suggest you change up your eating habits and start exercising frequently. Remember to include resistance training 3 times a week minimum. Even going for walks helps.

Q. a good way or a method to shed off some pounds? Hello all, im a college student struggling with 15 to 20 extra pounds, I'm trying to shade it off, any one may say, run exercise, since I'm a soccer player it would only be obvious that i would be fit. My problem is that I hav a fracture knee and a previous dislocated right knee. Due to this i cant really excersice, so im asking for anyone out there,

A. I liked Schkinny answer. I find that eating chicken is a filling and a healthy meal. I suggest fresh vegetables instead of frozen. It's more natural and has a much higher nutritious value.

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No matter what kind of pressure or return is called, care must be taken to account for eligible receivers and to make sure the defense is sound against a fake punt.
Not only could they not play, but it forced other coverage members to spend more time on defense and become worn out when the punts came along.
3 Punter -- punt for distance and do not rush the kick unless the defense indicates that it is going to try to block the punt.
And if did have a punt it was on a horse and if it won you might get a few hundred quid off the bookie.
It's been a pretty solid year all around for Rice, long snapper Drew Howell and the rest of the punt team, with Rice entering Saturday at No.
One year after Harris' fourth punt return touchdown of last season helped the Ducks escape Berkeley with a win, the Golden Bears (3-1, 0-1) now must contend with perhaps the nation's best running back fielding punts for Oregon.
Cornerback Terrell Thomas was also working out on punt returns and earlier this week tailback C.
We're two for two, so we're pretty proud of that," Hekker said of the punt team's success rate on passes.
A long pass that is intercepted might be considered better or as good as a punt.
He joined his finance minister Charlie McCreevy in having a punt with a punt to mark the end of the dual circulation period.
It would be easy to look at Oregon's special teams performance Saturday and point to Walter Thurmond III's first-quarter punt return for a touchdown as that unit's biggest contribution of the day.
Terrence Austin feels like he's getting the hang of his full-time job as a punt returner.