libra - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "libra" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

libra / Весы
[ˈliː.brə]
[ˈliː.brə]
Перевод
имя существительное
Весы
Libra
Определения
имя существительное
(in ancient Rome) a unit of weight, equivalent to 12 ounces (0.34 kg). It was the forerunner of the pound.
When this was borrowed by the English, they used the name penny but retained the symbol d.: twelve denarii made one solidus, and 20 solidi one pound or libra , giving the term £. s.d., which survived until decimalization in 1971.
имя существительное
a small constellation (the Scales or Balance), said to represent the balance that is the symbol of justice. It contains no bright stars.
the seventh sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters at the northern autumnal equinox (about September 23).
Примеры
L, symbol for the monetary unit pound, stands for libra , Latin for pound (weight).
When this was borrowed by the English, they used the name penny but retained the symbol d.: twelve denarii made one solidus, and 20 solidi one pound or libra , giving the term £. s.d., which survived until decimalization in 1971.