HyperDic: unit_of_measurement

English > 1 sense of the expression unit of measurement:
NOUNquantityunit of measurement, unitany division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
English > unit of measurement: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningAny division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.
Synonymunit
NarrowerBrinell numberMeasure of the hardness of a material
MIPS, million instructions per second(computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system)
absorption unitA unit for measuring absorption
acceleration unitA unit for measuring acceleration
angular unitA unit of measurement for angles
area unit, square measureA system of units used to measure areas
bitA unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit)
computer memory unitA unit for measuring computer memory
denierA unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon
diopter, dioptreA unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length measured in meters
electromagnetic unit, emuAny of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
electrostatic unitAny of various units of electricity based on forces of interaction between electric charges
explosive unitAny unit for measuring the force of explosions
force unitA unit of measurement of physical force
karat, carat, ktThe unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy
langleyUnit of solar radiation
linear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
mass unitA unit of measurement for mass
measuring unit, measuring blockA unit of measurement
megaflop, MFLOP, million floating point operations per second(computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system
metric unit, metricA decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
miles per gallonThe distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel
monetary unitA unit of money
pain unitA unit measuring the intensity of pain
pointThe unit of counting in scoring a game / game or contest
pressure unitA unit measuring force per unit area
printing unitA unit of measurement for printing
sound unitAny acoustic unit of measurement
telephone unitA unit of measurement for telephone use
temperature unitA unit of measurement for temperature
teraflop, trillion floating point operations per second(computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system
unit of viscosityA unit of measurement for viscosity
volume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unitA unit of measurement of volume or capacity
weight unit, weightA unit used to measure weight
work unit, heat unit, energy unitA unit of measurement for work
Broaderdefinite quantityA specific measure of amount
Spanishunidad de medida, unidad
Catalanunitat de mesura, unitat

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