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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