a unit of length equal to 0.100 202 × 10 –12 metre, for expressing the wavelengths of X-rays and gamma rays
any of the units adopted for international use under the Système International d'Unités, now employed for all scientific and most technical purposes. There are seven fundamental units: the metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, candela, and mole ; and two supplementary units: the radian and the steradian . All other units are derived by multiplication or division of these units without the use of numerical factors
any of the fundamental units in a system of measurement . The base SI units are the metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, candela, and mole
Cube units are shelving units made up of horizontal and vertical dividers which form open-ended cubes, suitable for displaying products such as towels in a range of colors .
a self-contained residence which is part of a series of similar residences
a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
Per unit is a way of expressing the value of a quantity in terms of a reference or base quantity.
a fitted unit that consists of a sink, draining board and cupboards underneath
the back or rear section of an aeroplane
the smallest group of atoms, ions, or molecules that is characteristic of a particular crystal lattice
The unit cost is the amount of money that it costs a company to produce one article.
A unit dose is the amount of a medication administered to a patient in a single dose.
a rule of procedure at a national political convention under which a state's entire vote must be cast for the candidate preferred by a majority of the state's delegates
a single undivided entity or whole
a section of a hospital in which those with serious burns are treated
the unit within which an engine is contained
a social group traditionally consisting of parents and children
a vehicle supplied with the basic equipment or materials necessary for a particular purpose, as for televising on location or being used as an x-ray or inoculation clinic
a body of political advisors to the British Prime Minister
a hard disk that is permanently sealed to prevent damage to the read /write head
an additional crew on a film production, usually used at a second location for filming crowd scenes, exteriors, and other shots that do not require the principal actors
A secure unit is a building or part of a building where dangerous prisoners or violent psychiatric patients are kept .
a shower enclosure
a person or a group of persons, as a family, functioning as a unit in society
the tax basis for evaluating farmers ' stock. Cattle, sheep, and deer are each given differing stock-unit values, the basic measure being the ewe equivalent
the gene responsible for the inheritance of a unit character
an investor in a unit trust fund
a price for foodstuffs, etc, stated or shown as the cost per unit, as per pound, per kilogram, per dozen, etc
Unit sales refers to the number of individual items that a company sells .
A unit trust is an organization which invests money in many different types of business and which offers units for sale to the public as an investment. You can also refer to an investment of this type as a unit trust .
a hand basin built into a wooden Formica-covered or tiled top, usually with a built-in cupboard below it
a unit equal to a decibel for expressing the magnitude of a complex audio signal, as that of speech or music, above a reference level of one milliwatt
a unit of measurement forming part of the electromagnetic cgs system, such as an abampere or abcoulomb
the room or department in a hospital where people who have severe injuries or sudden illness are taken for emergency treatment
a unit of length equal to 10 −10 metre, used principally to express the wavelengths of electromagnetic radiations. It is equivalent to 0.1 nanometre
a standardized unit of measurement for evaluating courses in secondary schools in terms of college entrance requirements, representing one year's study in any subject, that subject having been taught for a minimum of 120 classroom hours to qualify
A consumer unit is a particular type of distribution board that controls and distributes electrical energy, especially in domestic premises .
the part of the computer that processes hardware, software, and user inputs and directs their implementation
a unit of money, such as the pound, dollar, or euro, that is used in a particular currency
a unit of measurement obtained by multiplication or division of the base units of a system without the introduction of numerical factors
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an electrically operated fitment in the plughole of a kitchen sink that breaks up food refuse so that it goes down the waste pipe
a piece of a fitted kitchen, such as a cupboard or sink unit
a group of doctors and nurses working as part of a larger organization, such as the armed forces or a prison
a unit of value and money of a country, esp the major or standard unit
A shelving unit is a flexible display system which can be moved and adjusted to accommodate different product dimensions .
A stocking unit is a measurement or number by which items are kept in inventory, for example by dozens, kilograms, or cases.
a piece of furniture for storing something
a unit of heat in the fps system equal to the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1° F . 1 British thermal unit is equivalent to 1055.06 joules or 251.997 calories
a system of pricing foodstuffs, etc, in which the cost of a single unit is shown to enable shoppers to see the advantage of buying multipacks