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unit of measurement

Noun unit of measurement has 1 sense
  1. unit of measurement, unit - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
    --1 is a kind of definite quantity
    --1 has particulars:
     measuring unit, measuring block; denier; diopter; Karat, carat; absorption unit; acceleration unit; angular unit; area unit, square measure; volume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unit; computer memory unit; electromagnetic unit, emu; explosive unit; force unit; metric unit, metric; miles per gallon; monetary unit; megaflop, MFLOP, million floating point operations per second; teraflop, trillion floating point operations per second; MIPS, million instructions per second; pain unit; pressure unit; printing unit; sound unit; telephone unit; temperature unit; weight unit, weight; mass unit; unit of viscosity; work unit, heat unit, energy unit; langley; Brinell number; point; bit; megabit; electrostatic unit
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