How to use Ounces in a sentence
To make the pastry, weigh out an amount of flour (say 6 ounces of plain flour ).
Take 5 ounces of plain flour and rub in 2.5 ounces of butter.
You need 8 ounces of plain flour and 4 ounces of unsalted butter.
Just under 2 fluid ounces of its venom is enough to kill an elephant or twenty people within minutes.
Americans have the added complication that the US gallon is less than the imperial gallon - 16 fluid ounces instead of twenty.Advertisement
At its heart was a sharp iron ax of the weight of seven pounds twelve ounces.
An old prospector will judge from six ounces of stuff within a few pennyweights what will be the yield of a ton.
Had a nice few roach out that day, the biggest being about 7 or 8 ounces.
A silver tankard was bought with John Kyrle's money, weighing somewhat over eighteen ounces.
The old as was composed of the mixed metal aes, an alloy of copper, tin and lead, and was called as libralis, because it nominally weighed 1 lb or 12 ounces (actually io).Advertisement
With the fixed retorts these valves are worked from time to time by the attendant, but with revolving retorts they are worked continuously and automatically and allow from sixteen to twenty-four ounces of char to escape per minute from each cooler, and so make room in the retort above for a corresponding quantity to enter from the drying floor.
A silver tankard was bought with John Kyrle 's money, weighing somewhat over eighteen ounces.
Precious metals are measured in troy weight, in which one pound equals 12 ounces.
She weighed 9.9 ounces and was only 10 inches long.
Weighing in at 8.6 ounces and measuring only 8 inches long, Rahman was born at 25 weeks gestation.Advertisement
Rahman was a twin, and while her sister was larger, weighing 1 pound, 4 ounces, she was still considered dangerously tiny as well.
Weighing in at a mere 1 pound, 6 ounces, he was considered the earliest premature baby in the world at the time.
Regardless of her gestational age, little Amillia weighed in at a whopping 10 ounces, and she was 9 inches in length.
Weighing in at 11 ounces, Martin remained in the NCU for five months.
In 1994, Adrianna Mancini was born in Philadelphia's Children's Hospital weighing in at 24 ounces.Advertisement
Generally you will want to use one teaspoon of the loose tea for every eight ounces of water.
A good average weight for a racquet is about 10 ounces.
The pictures that you see up on the internet do not give it justice, because the Nano is a mere 3.5 x 1.6 x 0.27 inches and 1.5 ounces.
Today, you can buy bars of gold in 1 kilogram, 1 ounce, and up to 400 ounces in size.
Audubon Binocular 7x18 Mini - weighing only 6.4 ounces, even a small child can carry these with ease.Advertisement
These lightweight roof prism binoculars weigh in at 6 ounces and are perfect for sight-seeing trips in the backyard or for watching a baseball game.
Bushnell Hemisphere 8x32 - these mid-size roof prism binoculars weigh 16.6 ounces.
For all day hobbyists, choose a binocular that weighs 30 ounces or less to help avoid neck fatigue.
Pentax Papilio 6.5x21- a nice compact binocular for the camper and outdoorsman, weighing just 10.2 ounces.
The maker shaves ice and blends up to 36 ounces, making you a master drink mixer at a party or barbecue.Advertisement
It also handles enough ice without to make 2.5 pitchers of drinks without a refill and can blend up to 36 ounces at once.
This model is 4.8 inches x 0.8 inches x 2.9 inches and weighs 6.1 ounces.
This device is 5 inches x 0.9 inches x 3.4 inches and it weighs 7.9 ounces.
This GPS is 5.2 inches x 0.7 inches x 3.3 inches and weighs 10 ounces.
There is a big variation in weight as well, as the iPad is the heaviest at 1.5 pounds, the Kindle DX is 18.9 ounces, the Reader is 12.75 ounces, the Nook is 12.1 ounces, and the Kindle 2 is 10.2 ounces.Advertisement
The smallest Kindle weighs 8.5 ounces, while the smallest Nook weighs 11.5 ounces.
There are several different sizes of bottles available, but the ones I have found that work the best are the ones that hold eight to twelve ounces.
When a kitten is born she will weigh just a few ounces.
By the end of week one, the kitten will probably have doubled her birth weight, going from about 3.5 ounces to about 7 ounces.
To turn a Fuzzy Navel into a Sex on the Beach cocktail, reduce orange juice to 2 ounces.Advertisement
To make, it pour 2 ounces of vodka, and one ounce of coffee liqueur (such as Tia Maria) in an old fashioned glass.
Next, add a couple ounces of bourbon, stir gently and garnish with a mint sprig.
For a stronger apple flavor, reduce the amount of cranberry juice to 1.5 ounces.
Combine a half-ounce of Chambord in a shaker with two ounces of vodka and two-and-a-half ounces of pineapple juice.
About three ounces of strawberries should be enough.Advertisement
Next, add six ounces of Daiquiri mix and a splash of rum.
Combine two ounces of Champagne, two ounces of strawberry flavored vodka , one-and-a-half ounces of canned pineapple juice, and a half ounce of Daiquiri mix.
Place three ounces of strawberry Daiquiri mix into a shaker, and add two ounces of whipping cream, two tablespoons of raspberries or strawberries, and one-and-a-half ounces of a raspberry rum, such as Bacardi Razz.
To make one, pour a couple of shots of light rum into a blender along with two ounces each of cream of coconut, such as Coco Lopez, and pineapple juice.
Add a couple of ounces of light rum, an ounce of lime juice, about half an ounce of triple sec and a dash of sugar, to taste, to your blender.Advertisement
Place 12 ounces of frozen strawberries, a third of a cup of corn syrup, two tablespoons of lime juice (fresh or bottled) and a quarter cup of white rum in the blender.
Available in both the Classic and Wide style, Kanteens come in sizes from twelve ounces to sixty-four ounces.
As a tea, you can put two to three tablespoons of Slippery Elm bark powder into 16 ounces of cold water.
Two ounces of paint will cover a 2 foot by 2 foot section of a wall and cost $3.99 each.
The primer is packaged separately, but is a miniature size (.13 ounces, compared to the original .34 ounce size), which makes it exceptionally portable (and cute, to boot).
A mini Lipglass contains 0.08 ounces compared to a regular size MAC Lipglass, which features .17 ounces.
The Polaroid PoGo weighs 10 ounces without paper and its battery.
While the sauce is simmering, sauté the shrimp in 3 ounces of butter with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
Because they do contain some saturated fat, keep them to a minimum, no more than 6 ounces daily.
You should have at least eight glasses a day of eight ounces each.
That's a 4 ounce glass of wine, 12 ounces of beer, or 1.5 ounces of hard liquor.
Henry Daniel weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and is the little brother of 2-year-old twins Hazel and Phinnaeus.
The girl weighed in at a healthy five pounds, seven ounces and the boy, a robust six pounds.
They found four ounces of pot, an ounce of cocaine, 40 milligrams of ecstasy and three guns.
Bronx came into the world at seven pounds and 11 ounces and 20.5 inches long.
They are apple-shaped, bright yellow, of good quality and rich color, while 18 ounces is no uncommon weight.
Pricier but prettier are the blankets with 3 ounces of flannel backed by 6 ounces of cotton.
Using conventional methods, it takes over five ounces of pesticides to make enough cotton fiber to weave enough fabric for a tee shirt.
Although it runs around $48.00 for 1.7 ounces, a little bit goes a long way so it may last you for a while.
French Lavender Conditioner - This conditioner, also in eight ounces, is made of therapeutic-grade essential oils and makes the hair soft and reduces frizz.
A drink is 12 ounces or less of alcohol, such as a beer, wine cooler, glass of wine or champagne.
The glasses are generally between five and seven ounces to allow room for sipping.
Red wine glasses have a larger bowl than white wines because the serving size tends to be a few more ounces.
A serving of wine is four ounces, so be aware when pouring your wine.
Since nobody drinks just one ounce of wine, a standard pour, about four to six ounces (depending on how generous or heavy handed the bartender is) contains three to four carbohydrates per glass.
So, whenever you're drinking a glass of red, just round the number of carbs up to one, multiply it by the number of ounces you're drinking and you will have your carb count.
Most wine glasses are significantly larger than four ounces, so it is not uncommon to have 200 or more calories in a glass of wine.
Moderate alcohol intake, having four ounces of white wine only once per week.
A glass of wine can be three ounces, four ounces, or five ounces, depending on the size and shape of the glass as well as the generosity of the server.
As you're considering the calories in wine, note that the average glass size is approximately five ounces, but glass sizes can vary.
Some wine glasses hold three ounces, while others may hold six.
An average glass of wine contains anywhere from 3.5 ounces to 5 ounces of wine and has 80 to 120 calories or more, depending upon the type of wine.
Ask your server if he knows the ounces in the glass, or just assume it's a five ounce serving.
At home, measure the amount of ounces your favorite wine glass holds by using a measuring cup and plain tap water.
Measure 5 ounces of water into the measuring cup and pour it into your favorite wine glass.
Any time you wish to enjoy a glass of wine at home, pour it into your pre-measured glass so that it fills the glass to about the same place as 5 ounces of water.
A spritzer consists of approximately two ounces of white wine mixed with equal parts seltzer water.
It's 4.48 inches high, 2.6 inches wide, 0.59 inches deep, and weighs 4.8 ounces.
The proportions are similar to other phones like it; the Intrepid weighs 3.2 ounces and measure 4.8 x 2.4 x 0.5 inches.
It weighs less than six ounces, and it's 4.56 by 2.36 inches.
The iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 weigh 4.8 ounces.
They are also similar in weight, with the iPhone weighing in at 4.8 ounces and the Droid Incredible weighing in at 4.6 ounces.
Infants who weigh 52.5 ounces (1,500 grams) are at high risk for death.
Adding four to eight ounces of baking soda or one or two cups of oatmeal to the bath is a good idea (oatmeal bath packets are sold by pharmacies).
Encourage the child to gargle with warm double strength tea or warm salt water, made by adding one teaspoon of salt to eight ounces of water, to relieve sore throat pain.
Children with minimal dehydration weighing less than 10 kilograms (22 pounds) should be given 60 to 120 mL (2-4 ounces) of an oral rehydration solution (ORS) for each episode of vomiting or diarrheal stool.
Those weighing more than 10 kg (22 lbs) should be given 120 to 240 mL (4-8 ounces).
Children with mild to moderate dehydration should be given 50 to 100 mL (roughly 2-3.5 ounces) of an ORS per kilogram body weight during two to four hours to replace fluid losses.
To make the cookies, you will also need 16 ounces of hard candy.
Take the 16 ounces of candy and crush it.
Place the 8 ounces of sugar, 1 tablespoon of light corn syrup, and 4 ounces of water into a saucepan and place over a medium high flame.
If you prefer to use Castile flakes, use four ounces of those mixed with one quart of water.
With babies this small and smaller-right at five pounds at birth-the medical staff measures their intake not in ounces but in cc's.
It is vital for the healthy pregnancy that you drink at least eight glasses of water or healthy fluids (64 ounces) a day.
The FDA suggests limiting canned albacore ("white") tuna to 6 ounces a week.
You can eat up to 12 ounces a week of other fish, as long as they're low in mercury.
Most babies will lose a few ounces after birth, but return to birth weight after about a week and then start growing.
Many people consider this to be a natural induction but since it involves taking a large amount (2-6 ounces) of Castor oil, it seems more medical.
The little guy weighed in at 6 pounds 2 ounces and was 20.5 inches long when he was born on January 12, 2008.
The coconut oil from Garden of Life is relatively affordable at about $15 for 16 ounces.
Consumers mix one scoop of powder with 8 ounces of water and stir, shake or blend until it reaches the desired consistency.
This equates to at least half of your body weight in ounces of water.
For example, if you weigh 150 pounds, you need to drink at least 75 ounces of water every day to avoid dehydration.
Pitcher - The Ninja's pitcher is 48 ounces and has a spout for easy pouring.
With this small appliance, up to 42 ounces of homemade yogurt can be made at a time without the artificial flavors or preservatives so often found in store bought yogurt.
Some people prefer a smaller cup of coffee, around 6 ounces.
The HealthMaster has a large container that can hold up to 70 ounces and is resistant to both hot and cold temperatures.
It has a large storage container that can fit 70 ounces of food or liquids.
With 64 ounces of storage, the blender is ideal for making salsas, dressings, desserts, and drinks.
It is pre-programmed with setting that shave ice and blends up to 36 ounces of drinks at a time.
The scrubber also comes with eight ounces of complimentary cleaning solution.
The extra large machine can make up to 20 ounces of coffee in a few seconds.
The medium container is 40 ounces, and is ideal for preparing dips.
The small container is 16 ounces and is a perfect choice when you need to dice peppers and onions for use in your favorite recipes.
Weighing only 19 ounces, it is easily transportable and it retails for around $85.
The smaller containers, one holding 40 ounces and the other holding 16 ounces, utilize four blades.
Espresso makers produce individual servings of about one to one and a half ounces of thick, strong, foam-topped coffee.
Earth Guild suggests this point is reached at more than three percent by weight of scent or more than four ounces to ten pounds of wax.
You're looking for 15 fluid ounces of wax, so if yours melts to less than that, add some more.
If you want to use essential oils, however, you'll have better luck combining 1 ounce essential oil, 2 1/4 ounces pre-formulated reed diffuser oil base or fragrance grade dipropylene glycol, and 1/4 ounce perfumer's alcohol.
Triple scented candles make more sense if you consider that traditionally, before the super-scented candle craze began, the accepted amount of scent for candle making was 0.5 ounces per pound of wax.
Therefore, a triple scented candle contains 1.5 ounces of fragrance per pound of wax, or 9% saturation.
The bars weight about 2.4 ounces and sell for approximately 5 US dollars.
A candle can have up to 1 1/2 ounces of oil per pound of liquid wax, but this won't significantly increase the amount of scent it throws.
The reviewer states being skeptical that such a lightweight shoe (just six ounces) could stand up to her rigorous workout, but that within one hour of putting them to the test, she "was completely sold."
Designed specifically with the motions of running in mind, this shoe is described as "hyper-light" on the Brooks website (see purchasing link below), due to the fact that it is just over five ounces.
A saline soak can be created with 1/4 to 1/8th of a teaspoon of non-iodized sea salt per 8 ounces of water.
Proper aftercare includes washing once a day with plain, unscented and dye-free soap and soaking in a saline solution made of 1/8th of a teaspoon of non-iodized salt to 8 ounces of water.
We also feature articles with advice on how to get a passport, how to convert metric units to ounces and pounds, and other travel-related subjects.
Small packages weighing thirteen ounces or less may also be shipped First Class Mail when the proper amount of postage is purchased.
Try to find the 20 Mule Team Borax, both for its quality and its large size (76 ounces).
With these ingredients in hand, you can make approximately 16 ounces of detergent.
For instance, you could use the same recipe as given above for green beer (16 ounces of beer and three to six drops of green food coloring) to make green apple juice, green ginger ale, or green any kind of clearish liquid.
Completion of this project requires only a single crochet hook, less than two ounces of yarn, and a little bit of time.
Add a teaspoon of essential oil for every eight ounces of soap to make a fun aromatherapy blend.
On day five, dieters can eat up to 20 ounces of beef.
An example of a block of protein is one ounce of uncooked chicken breast or 1.5 ounces of deli sliced ham.
The average person needs at least 64 ounces of water per day, and overweight persons need additional water, as do extremely active people.
Include sufficient excercise to burn calories, and be sure to drink at least 64 ounces of water daily.
The strategy at this center is to eat one regular meal a day consisting of 3 ounces of protein with one cup of vegetables and meal replacements for the other two meals.
You should drink a minimum of eight ounces a day.
Seven ounces of protein is an appropriate daily amount for a healthy diet.
Fill a large pitcher (one that can hold at least 64 ounces) with water and empty it by day's end.
Ensuring that at least half of all the breads and grains you eat each day are whole grains, for at least three ounces of whole grains a day.
Limit your consumption of mussels, oysters and organ meats to four ounces per day because they are higher in carbs that other meats.
The standard diabetic diet calls for four to six ounces of protein a day, spread throughout the day.
Day Five- You are allowed 10 to 20 ounces of beef and no more than 6 fresh tomatoes, along with your soup.
This meal consists of 7 ounces of lean meat, such as chicken, turkey, or fish.
Alternately, you can eat 5 ounces of lean beef, pork, or lamb.
A good serving of meat, three ounces, is about the size of the palm of a woman's hand.
Buy a nice set of measuring cups and spoons and a kitchen scale that measures ounces.
It's recommended that people eat a minimum of three ounces of whole grain daily.
Start out by drinking at least 64 ounces a day (eight 8-ounce glasses) and then gradually increase the water to a higher level.
Depending on your individual needs you will need anywhere from two to three servings of cooked meat per day, with each serving weighing between two and three ounces.
After consuming about 17 ounces of water, their metabolic rate went up by about 30 percent in about ten minutes and continued for 30-40 minutes.
Minimize diet sodas or flavored drinks with artificial sweetener, and instead drink plain water - about 64 ounces per day.
The diet allows for one bedtime snack that consists of eight ounces of skim milk or tomato juice.
For example, some calorie counters offer you a static amount of calories for one set measurement like ½ cup of something, when you're looking at perhaps 2 ounces.
If you measure in cups and it offers options for grams or ounces, you'll have to start over.
The newer digital models allow you to weigh accurately whether you're measuring in grams or ounces.
This allows about five to six ounces of lean meat each day as well as three to five fat servings.
A serving of milk is one cup, or 8 ounces, while a serving of juice is 6 ounces.
But most glasses are 12 ounces or more, and even a coffee mug is 10 to 12 ounces.
A serving is 1 cup of milk, 1 1/2 ounce of natural cheese, or 2 ounces of processed cheese.
Two to three ounces of meat is about the size of a deck of cards.
Look for low fat varieties, consuming 1 ½ ounces of natural cheese or 2 ounces of processed products per serving.
As a rule, low carbohydrate diets suggest the inclusion of full-fat dairy in portion-controlled (a few ounces per day) amounts if you don't have dairy or casein sensitivities.
All nuts and seeds should be eaten only in limited amounts (less than a few ounces per day).
His or her diet should include about five ounces each of protein and grains, three and a half cups of fruits and vegetables, and two cups of milk.
A 12-year-old boy should consume about seven ounces of grains, six ounces of protein, five cups of fruits and vegetables, and three cups of milk.
Likewise, girls of the same age should only be consuming approximately six ounces of grain, five and a half ounces of protein, four and a half cups of fruits and vegetables, and three cups of milk.
It is essential you drink at least half of your body weight in ounces of water every day.
For example, if you weigh 150 pounds, you should drink at least 75 ounces of water daily!
According to the food pyramid, you should eat three to six ounces of complex carbohydrates every day.
In the induction phase, Dr. Atkins suggests eating only leafy green vegetables, about two ounces per day of full fat dairy, unlimited pure fats such as butter and oils, and meat.
On average, women usually get about three ounces of low-fat protein at each meal, while men average four ounces per meal.
The recommended daily allowance suggests eating .88 g of protein per one pound of body weight, which amounts to about eight ounces of protein each day for a 150 pound adult.
Remember to drink at least 16 ounces of water before starting your exercises.
In addition, you should be consuming at least 32 ounces of water during your workout to avoid dehydration and injury.
Using a pastry cutter, cut three ounces of cold butter into the flour until the mixture resembles course cornmeal.
Use two level tablespoons of coffee for each six ounces of water added to the French press.
He recommends using 2.5 ounces of salt to 32 ounces of water.
For instance you may not want to take a 12-year-old single malt scotch and pour it into a Godfather (1 ½ ounces of Scotch, ½ ounce Amaretto and ice).
While the cookie is cooling, combine eight ounces of cream cheese with four ounces of Marshmallow Fluff.
On December 10, 2009, Josie Brooklyn Duggar was born weighing only one pound, six ounces.
When asked for their favorite skin care tips, most experts recommend drinking 64 ounces of water each day.
Gallon lotions (128 ounces) are also available for just $55.You can buy the lotions at the Kiss My Face website, from many natural health and vitamin stores, such as The Vitamin Shoppe, many drugstores, and some department stores.
The dispenser holds 0.34 ounces of the product, making it a smaller size than a typical deodorant stick.
Soak your feet in the concoction for half an hour, three times a day.Another recipe calls for 16 ounces of Listerine (the original formula - no mint or citrus flavors!) and 16 ounces of apple cider vinegar blended together.
For example, if you weigh 140 pounds, you'll want to consume at least 140 ounces of fresh water.
Claire Elizabeth LeBlanc, all seven pounds, six ounces of her, came into the world at Dartmouth-Hitchcok Medical Center, in Keene, New Hampshire on June third.
She was surprised she could walk at all and knew a few ounces of blood had been a small price to pay for Lankha's work, which she'd never have gotten for all the money in the world at home.
A common conversion while cooking is deciding how many ounces are in a cup.
Some of the principal phenomena of magnetism may be demonstrated with very little apparatus; much may be done with a small bar-magnet, a pocket compass and a few ounces of iron filings.
Carlo Borromeo in the 16th century for 40,000 ounces of gold, which he distributed in one day to the poor.
The average annual world's production for certain periods from 1801 to 1880 in ounces is given in Table I.
The amount of gold in standard ounces (916.6 fine) corresponding to the " imported " bullion is thus ascertained, and on the application of the importer the gold is coined and delivered to him in the form of sovereigns and half-sovereigns at the rate of £3, 17s.
The product then fell off, but in 1907, when it amounted to 9,317,605 fine ounces, valued at $6,149,619, more than nine-tenths of it was derived from the copper ores in Silverbow county.
The total amount of gold mined in 1908 was 374,529 fine ounces, the greater part coming from the Homestake Mine In 1908, 197,300 oz.
If, however, the weight in a degraded form, and the foot in an undegraded form, come from the East, it is needless to look for an exact relation between them, but rather for a mere working equivalent, like the 1000 ounces to the cubit foot in England.
The mineral nearly always contains a small amount of silver, and sometimes antimony, arsenic, copper, gold, selenium, &c. Argentiferous galena is an important source of silver; this metal is present in amounts rarely exceeding %, and often less than o 03% (equivalent to 104 ounces per ton).
In Tirol, a single hole is made near the root of the tree in the spring; this is stopped with a plug, and the turpentine is removed by a scoop in the autumn; but each tree yields only from a few ounces to z lb by this process.
The drafts from the dressing frame are made into little parcels of a few ounces in weight, and given to the spreader, who opens out the silk and spreads it thinly and evenly on to the feeding sheet, placing a small portion of the silk only on the sheet.
The taxes paid to the Lhasa government are mostly in kind, sheep, ponies, meal, butter, wool, native cloth, &c., and the coin paid is said to be about 130,000 ounces of silver a year.
Caymans, water-hogs (capinchos), several kinds of deer (Cervus paludosus the largest), ounces, opossums, armadillos, vampires, the American ostrich, the ibis, the jabiru, various species popularly called partridges, the pato real or royal duck, the Palamedea cornuta, parrots and parakeets, are among the more notable forms. Insect life is peculiarly abundant; the red stump-like ant-hills are a feature in every landscape, and bees used to be kept in all the mission villages.
The large weights of ounces and pounds are disks or cuboid blocks; they are dated from 720 to 785 for the lesser, and to A.D.
Silver values ran, in the years 1880-1902, from 11.3 to 23.1 million dollars; and the quantities in the same years from 11.6 to 26.3 million ounces.
Thus many million ounces of silver and a great deal of gold are recovered which formerly were lost.
Twelve years of campaigning on the Galician frontier were concluded in 1143 by the peace of Zamora, in which Alphonso was recognized as independent of any Spanish sovereign, although he promised to be a faithful vassal of the pope and to pay him a yearly tribute of four ounces of gold.
This pound is divided into 16 oz., and these ounces into 16 drachms.
Instead of expressing the amounts of gold and silver in percentages of the weight of ore, they are expressed in ounces to the ton, the ounce being the troy ounce and the ton that of 2000 avoirdupois pounds.
The Romans commonly used fractions with denominator 12; these were described as unciae (ounces), being twelfths of the as (pound).
The post-mortem had in fact disclosed one and half ounces of partially digested food which contained currants.
And beyond that, billions more ounces of gold may be buried beneath the ocean floor.
The veins are small, but contain native silver and other rich silver ores running sometimes several thousand ounces per ton, the output being 5,500,000 oz.
At Martula Mariam, the wooden altar overlaid with gold had two slabs of solid gold, one 500, the other Boo ounces in weight.