What does 1lb mean?

What does 1lb mean?

One pound is defined as a unit of mass/weight equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms. One pound is equal to 7,000 grains in the avoirdupois or apothecaries’ systems. The pound is a US customary and imperial unit of weight. A pound is sometimes also referred to as a common ounce.

What is 1 lb in Cups?

Pounds and cups for granulated sugar

Pounds Cups (US)
1 lb 2.25 cups
2 lb 4.5 cups
3 lb 6.75 cups
4 lb 9 cups

What is lb mean in weight?

Pound, unit of avoirdupois weight, equal to 16 ounces, 7,000 grains, or 0.45359237 kg, and of troy and apothecaries’ weight, equal to 12 ounces, 5,760 grains, or 0.3732417216 kg. The Roman ancestor of the modern pound, the libra, is the source of the abbreviation lb.