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Pood

A Russian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 16.4 kilograms. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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(39) Every male soul delivered 0.28 chetverts of oats, 2.75 poods of hay, and 4.55 sheaves of straw (the total value of the fodder equaled 37 kopecks).
Tammy DeBoer--Senior VP, Merchandising, Pood, H&BA, Household, Family Dollar
The Executive MBA for Pood and Related Industries was launched at a gathering of senior executives from major food sector employers held at the University of Lincoln's Business School on 19th October 2011.
"Pood has become shopper currency," says Wendy Liebmann, CEO of New York-based WSL Strategic Retail.
If such a lobby existed, and if it were powerful enough to overturn state projects to amend the fiscal legislation in the colony, it would be difficult to explain the relative compliance shown by cotton industrialists (including the formidable Knoop) in 1909, when they agreed in principle to a duty of 50 kopecks per pood of clean cotton produced in the Russian Empire and spun in Russian plants.
Designed to give controlled access into or close off production, washing and storage areas, or to provide entry/exit to transport areas, the Rapid Pood Door sets new standards for hygiene, efficiency and user safety, while providing rapid opening and closing to help maintain consistent temperatures throughout the food processing environment.
He is the 2007 recipient of the NSF International Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Pood Safety.
Most principal owner-occupied dwellings (POODs) enjoy a temporary exemption: for transactions having taken place after the 2003 reform, the exemption duration was set at 3 or 6 years (depending on taxable values), and has recently been extended to 4 or 8 years in the context of the measures taken in Autumn 2008 to alleviate the impact of higher mortgage interest payments on households.