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Definition of ounce:

  1. A feline quadruped ( Felis irbis, uncia) resembling the leopard in size, and somewhat in color, but it has longer and thicker fur, which forms a short mane on the back.
  2. A weight, the sixteenth part of a pound avoirdupois, and containing 437 grains.
  3. Fig.: A small portion; a bit.
  4. The twelfth part of a troy pound.

Synonyms:

dram, one sixteenth of a pint, crumb, bit, damn, ort, trifle, big, iota, drop, jot, big, whit, diddly, speck, dash, mite, measure, iota, shred, fragment, smidgen, troy ounce, spot, molecule, minim, dab, Panthera Uncia, snow leopard, modicum, fluid ounce, oz., jot, avoirdupois ounce, rap, whit, tittle, scruple, grain, scrap, shred, dot, hoot, apothecaries' ounce, particle.

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