Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or expressed in troy weight.

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  • adj. Of, or relating to, troy weight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Troy weight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Short for troy weight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains
  • n. an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War

Etymologies

Middle English troye, after Troyes .
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • Between 2009 and 2011, demand for physical gold and exchange-traded funds jumped by 9.4 million troy ounces, more than offsetting the 6.6-million-ounce drop in jewelry consumption.

    Central Bankers Rub Gold Bugs the Right Way

  • Gold for February delivery rose 50 cents per troy ounce to $1,726.80 on the Comex division of Nymex.

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  • Spot gold was at $1,731.10 per troy ounce, up $2.30 from its New York settlement Thursday.

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  • Gold fell $14.60 a troy ounce, or 1.1%. to $1318.40, a 2011 low.

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  • The most actively traded gold contract, for February delivery, fell $14.60, or 1.1%, to settle at $1,318.40 a troy ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Gold Slumps to a Four-Month Low

  • Spot gold was at $1,312.60 per troy ounce, down $2.30 from its New York close Thursday.

    Asia Markets Mostly Lower

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