# What is 197 ounces in weight stones pounds and ounces

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#### Pounds and Ounces: Unit of Mass

As a measurement of weight, the Pound (abbreviated to lb) is a unit of Mass in the Imperial system (British Imperial System). Although it has generally been superseded by the Metric System, it is still in common use in the following countries; The United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, The Republic of Ireland.

**Fluid measurement**: As a rough guide, if a fluid has a similar mass to water, a simple way to measure it is to weigh the liquid. 1 litre of water weighs 1 kg (kilogram). 500 ml (milliliters or milliliters) of water weighs 500g (grams), 56ml of water weighs 56 grams. Etc.