The most commonly used pound today is the international avoirdupois pound. Its size can vary from system to system. The definition of the international pound was agreed by the United States and countries of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1958. A gram is defined as one thousandth of a kilogram. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units! We assume you are converting between kilogram and pound.

Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. An avoirdupois pound is equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces and to exactly 7,000 grains. . Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types. The international avoirdupois pound is equal to exactly 453. In the United Kingdom, the use of the international pound was implemented in the Weights and Measures Act 1963. Use this page to learn how to convert between kilograms and pounds.

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