The conversion factor from pounds to ounces is 16 (for troy weight, it is 12). To find out how many ounces in a pound, multiply by the conversion factor or simply use the converter below.

**1 Pound = 16 Ounces**

**1 Troy Pound = 12 Troy Ounces**
**Pound** is a unit of mass in U.S customary, imperial and other different measurement systems including the historical ones (Romans called it "libra" and that's why it's abbreviated as "**lb**" and "**lbs**" today). After the metric system is accepted in many countries, it's replaced with "kilogram" but it's still one of the most common weight units in US, UK, Canada and a few other countries.

**Ounce** is used as a unit of mass in imperial and U.S. customary measurement systems. It is also used as a volume unit but in this case, fluid ounce is referred. The abbreviation is "**oz**".

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