Ib’s an abbreviation for libra. It’s both singular and plural, it should always be ib.
Pound and ib are essentially the same thing.
The pound is the actual unit of measurement, while ib or Ibs which stands for libra, is the common abbreviation used in expressing pounds.
LB is an abbreviation of the Latin word-libra. The primary-meaning of libra was balance or scales.
But it also stood for the ancient Roman unit of measure libra pondo, meaning a pound by weight.
It’s shorthand for pound weight. The form “ib” is actually an abbreviation of the Latin word libra, which could mean a pound. Itself a shortened form of the full expression above.
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When we have 16-ounces, it can also be called a pound (Ib) or 1-pound = 16 ounces.
Typically, this is the unit that you use to measure your own weight.
Pound-mass or pound (LBS) has been derived from a Roman word libra. It is represented by Ib or Ibs.
A pound is symbol Ib. It’s a unit of mass or weight used in the imperial and US customary systemsof measurement. It is defined as axactly 0.45359237 kilograms.
Ib is a written abbreviation for pound, when it refers to weight.
In the US, it’s often called the pound key, because it has long been used to mark numbers related to weight or for similar reasons the number sign.
The pound-sign (£) is the symbol for the pound-sterling (the currency of the United Kingdom).