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AVPAvoirdupois (weight)
AvPAlien(s) Vs. Predator
AVPAssistant Vice President
AVPAssociation of Volleyball Professionals
AVPArginine Vasopressin
AVPAssociate Vice President
AVPAnti-Violence Project
AVPAnti-Virus Pro (Panda)
AVPAttribute-Value Pair
AVPAvant-Projet (French: Draft; various organizations)
AVPAudio-Video Production
AVPAdvanced Video Processor
AVPAccident sur la Voie Publique (French: Accident on Public Ways; traffic accident)
AVPAlternative to Violence Project
AVPAntiviral Protein
AVPActing Vice President (various organizations)
AVPAcademical Village People (University of Virginia a cappella group)
AVPAmbulatory Venous Pressure
AVPAdaptive Voltage Positioning
AVPArubaanse Volkspartij
AVPAdministración de Vivienda Pública (public housing administrator, San Juan)
AVPSeaplane Tender, Small (naval ship type; mine craft conversions)
AVPAmerican Volleyball Professionals
AVPAuthorized Vendor Program
AVPAssociation des Volontaires de la Paix (Association of Peace Volunteers)
AVPAssociated Video Producers (Springfield, MO)
AVPAtlanta Vocal Project (Atlanta, GA)
AVPAluminium Vérandas Plaisir (French window manufacturer; Plaisir, France)
AVPAverage Wave Period
AVPAzimuth Verification Point
AVPAustralian Veterinary Practitioner (Journal)
AVPAverage Voice Packet (voice over data networks)
AVPAdaptive Video Process/ing/or
AVPApproximate Vertical Profile
AVPArmy Validation Program
AVPWilkes Barre/Scranton, PA, USA - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International (Airport Code)
AVPAdult Volunteer Pool (University of Toronto; Canada)
AVPAudio Video Presentation
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In the metric system, the base unit of weight is the gram; in the avoirdupois (English) system, it's the pound.
You'll find many a heavyweight these days whose thoracic and abdominal areas are impossible to distinguish, but although Big Oddly has been known to carry a spot too much avoirdupois he isn't in that sort of state.
349 52 grams (g) avoirdupois (avdp oz) Volume 1 barrel of = 0.
But I suppose millions of people will still want to weigh up their lives in avoirdupois.