Pound to KG, Ounces, Gram and Stones
Type a value in the Pounds field to convert the value to Kilograms, Ounces, Gram and Stones:
How to convert Pound into KG, Ounces, Gram and Stone
A pound is a unit of weight just like kg, ounce, gram, and others. Weight and volume are measured in ounces and pounds. The kilo or pound is a unit of mass used in the United States. The pound is not used in local markets of various countries, especially in Asian countries. The unit is from the Roman balance. The pound is one of the most common units to measure weight on an international level. The international normal weight pound is legally defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms. A normal weight pound is equal to 16 normal weight ounces. The conversion factor between the kilogram and the international pound was chosen to be divisible by 7.
However the above information is for knowledge only because if anytime you need to convert Pounds to Kilograms, Pounds to Ounces, Pounds to Grams, or Pounds to Stones, you can do so by our Pound to Kilogram and Ounces Converter. It can be done easily, that too in just a few seconds.
This converter which we have named as “pound to kilogram and ounces converter”, it is very easy to use, you must have understood it very easily by now, but still, you should not have any kind of difficulty in using it, for this, we have explained how to use this converter in simple words.
Before knowing how to use our pounds to kilograms and ounces converter, let us once briefly know about the units in which we are going to convert pounds, which will help us more to understand this converter.
What is Kilogram (KG)
The kilogram is the unit of mass. It was defined in 1887. Its definition is derived from that solid cylindrical piece of platinum-iridium that is kept near the International Committee of Measures and Weights at a place called sevres in France.
At that time, this piece was considered the international unit of mass. According to the definition of mass that is prevalent at present, the mass of 5.1088×10^25 atoms of Carbon-12 Carbon-12 on the atomic scale is 1 kilogram. It is called the atomic unit of mass. In addition, the mass of 1000.028 cubic centimeters of water at 4 °C is also one kilogram.
1 Kg weight equals to 2.20462 Pound.
What is Ounces
No doubt, it is a word of Latin origin. In ancient Rome, one-twelfth of the so-called book – the main measure of weight. Although not the only measure used in general, the term seems to have been dearly loved by the Romans.
The ounce is, of course, not only a standard of weight. It has two units of volume measurement and is a force. In general, to know the mass, the ancient Roman measure of weight – 1 ounce (one-twelfth of a Calibra) was 28.34 grams. It seems a bit but it was also divided into shares: Simunacea, Sisilicus, Scrapples, and Silicum. As much as 144 in the last one ounce.
1 Ounces weight equals to 0.0625 Pound.
What is Gram
Gram is probably the most commonly used unit, we all have heard about and used the gram unit. In the metric system, grams are used to measure light weights and kilograms are used to measure heavyweights. There are 1,000 grams in a kilogram. This means that converting grams to kilograms is easy: just divide the number of grams by 1,000.
1 Gram weight equals to 0.00220462 Pound.
What is Stone
The name of this unit of weight suggests that it must have been related to stones. In ancient times, when there were no special instruments to measure the weight, then the weight was measured by a few selected stones. Then it was a fully recognized method. Even today the stone is recognized as a distinct unit of weight. Stone is marked as st.
It is believed that the use of the stone to measure weight has spread throughout the world from Ireland and some states of the United Kingdom, where it was previously used to measure body weight.
1 Stone weight equals to 14 Pound.
Now as we have learned about all the units of measurement in which we are going to convert pounds, so let us also know how we can convert pounds into kilograms, ounces, grams, and stones by this pound to kilogram and ounces converter.
How to use Pound to Kilogram and Ounces Converter
As I mentioned earlier Converting Pound to Kilogram, Ounces, Gram, and Stone with our pound to kilogram and ounces converter is so easy. With this converter you don’t need to convert Pound to kilogram, Pound to Ounces, Pound to Gram, and Pound to stone separately. You can do all these activities with only one click. Let’s see what you have to do….
- As soon as you reached the calculator page, the first thing you will get is a box named “Pound”, according to the name, you have to enter the “Pound weight” in this column, the weight of pound which you want to convert into kilogram, ounces, grams and pounds.
- Just like other calculators or converters, here you don’t need to click on any convert or calculate button.
- Once you enter the pound weight, all the four boxes below will be automatically filled, giving you the converted Kilogram, Ounces, Gram, Stone weight of the pound weight, you entered.
- If you want to change the pound weight you can easily edit it and according to the updated weight all the boxes of weight will be updated automatically.
So in this way you can convert pound weight to kilogram, ounces, gram, and stone with this converter. Hope we covered all for you but still if there is anything you want to know related to the kilogram and ounces converter or, want to share your suggestions so please use the comments box, we are waiting.