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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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The ruble calculation made by General Director of the Main Palace Chancery Johann Gustav von Rosen in 1732 is based on the following prices: rye and barley at 1 ruble per chetvert, oats at 80 kopecks per chetvert, hay at 3 kopecks per pood.
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.
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.