the weight of actual goods, excluding packing materials; also called actual net weight
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Let us take 1,030 pounds as the net weight of the machine as against the same average in the Wright and Curtiss machines.
The consumption was found to amount to 929 pounds net weight, being at the rate of one third of a pound per ton per mile.
Tare is the weight of the case or covering, box, or such-like, containing the goods; deducting this the net weight is left.
From this it will be readily seen that the net weight of the engine proper is 124.17 pounds.
He tied their legs together and hung them over his shoulder, a net weight of about fifty pounds.
If the weights on the scale pan represent, say, 300 pounds, the net weight of coal in the barrow is exactly 300 pounds.
Next, put weights on the scale pan A to correspond to a net weight of 250 or 300 pounds of coal.
Reckoning ten barrels to the ton, you have ten tons for the net weight of only three quarters of the stuff of the whale's skin.