Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Roman antiquity, a twelfth part, as of the Roman as; an ounce; an inch; etc.
- n. A copper coin of the ancient Roman republic, the twelfth part of the as. See as, 3.
- n. A former name for the numerical coefficient of any term of the binomial theorem.
- n. classical studies A twelfth part, an ounce, or an inch.
- n. pharmacy An ounce.
- n. A bronze coin minted during the Roman Republic, valued at one-twelfth of an as.
- n. algebra A numerical coefficient in a case of the binomial theorem.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Rom. Antiq.) A twelfth part, as of the Roman as; an ounce.
- n. (Alg.), obsolete A numerical coefficient in any particular case of the binomial theorem.
- 1685–95, from Latin uncia. Compare inch, ounce, Latin ūnus ("one"). (Wiktionary)
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“Among listed birds and mammals are: golden eagle Aquila chrysaetus, imperial eagle Aquila heliaca, peregrine Falco peregrinus, black-winged stilt Himantopus himantopus, snow leopard Uncia uncia (EN, Globally threatened), manul cat Felis manul, Mongolian gazelle Procapra guttorosa; (LR, Globally Threatened) and Altai argali Ovis ammon ammon (VU, Globally Threatened).”
“He replied: “If a person entrusted you with a single uncia [a small weight] of silver clandestinely, and returned to you a libra [= 12 unciae] of silver in public, is this theft?””
“Rare mammals that inhabit the are include snow leopards (Panthera uncia), and Asiatic wild ass (Equus hemionus).”
“These herbivores provide prey for a number of large predators, including the magnificent snow leopard (Panthera uncia, EN).”
“The Tian Shan includes potential habitat for snow leopards (Uncia uncia) and the ungulates that serve as their prey base.”
“Important mammal species include the snow leopard (Uncia uncia), which roams the high-altitude meadows; blue sheep (Pseudois nayur); Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus); and the formidable takin (Budorcas taxicolor).”
“Snow leopard Uncia uncia (EN) is reported to have been "extraordinarily common" by Dang in 1961.”
“A recent faunal survey in October 2004 has established the presence of snow leopard Uncia uncia (EN) in the national park.”
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Unusual, arcane, or obscure units of measure
A reflection upon words associated with the Indo-European roots 'oi-no-', one, unique and 'swem-' & 'swen-', move,stir and sound. Sound stirred and blended may bring oneness and resolution.
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