weight unit

noun
1. a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
Syn: ↑metric weight unit
Hypernyms: ↑mass unit, ↑metric unit, ↑metric
Hyponyms:
microgram, ↑mcg, ↑milligram, ↑mg, ↑nanogram, ↑ng, ↑grain, ↑metric grain, ↑decigram, ↑dg, ↑carat, ↑gram, ↑gramme, ↑gm, ↑g, ↑gram atom, ↑gram-atomic weight, ↑gram molecule, ↑mole, ↑mol, ↑dekagram, ↑decagram, ↑dkg, ↑dag, ↑hectogram, ↑hg, ↑kilogram, ↑kg, ↑kilo, ↑myriagram, ↑myg, ↑centner, ↑hundredweight, ↑metric hundredweight, ↑doppelzentner, ↑quintal, ↑metric ton, ↑MT, ↑tonne, ↑t
Part Holonyms: ↑metric system
2. a unit used to measure weight
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he placed two weights in the scale pan

Syn: ↑weight
Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑unit
Hyponyms:
troy unit, ↑apothecaries' unit, ↑apothecaries' weight, ↑arroba, ↑catty, ↑cattie, ↑crith, ↑frail, ↑last, ↑maund, ↑obolus, ↑oka, ↑picul, ↑pood, ↑rotl, ↑tael, ↑tod, ↑welterweight

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