unit of measure
any standardized, reproducible unit that can be used to measure any physical property

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  • Unit of measure — Unit U nit, n. [Abbrev. from unity.] 1. A single thing or person. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arith.) The least whole number; one. [1913 Webster] Units are the integral parts of any large number. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 3. A gold coin of the reign of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unit of measure — may refer to:* Units of measurement for relevance to weights and measures. * Unit of account for relevance in economics …   Wikipedia

  • unit of measure — unit used to measure (meters, feet, pounds, liters, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Unit of measure — Единица измерения …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Cicero (unit of measure) — Unit of length name=cicero m=.0045 accuracy=4A cicero (pronEng|ˈsɪsəroʊ) is a unit of measure used in typography in France and other continental European countries, invented by François Ambroise Didot around 1780.It is Frac|6 of the historical… …   Wikipedia

  • Pica (unit of measure) — This page is for the unit of measure. For the eating disorder, see Pica (disorder). For other uses of the word Pica, see Pica. A pica (IPAEng|ˈpaɪkə) is a typographic unit of measure corresponding to 1/72nd of its respective foot, and therefore… …   Wikipedia

  • Perch (unit of measure) — A perch is as a unit of measurement used for length, area, and volume in a number of different systems of measurement. Its name derives from the Ancient Roman unit, the pertica .OriginThe word perch is from the French perche, derived from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Agate (unit of measure) — An agate is a unit of typographical measure. It is 5.5 typographical points, or about 1/14 of an inch. It can refer to either the height of a line of type or a font that is 5.5 points. An agate font was commonly used to display statistical data… …   Wikipedia

  • Unit — U nit, n. [Abbrev. from unity.] 1. A single thing or person. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arith.) The least whole number; one. [1913 Webster] Units are the integral parts of any large number. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 3. A gold coin of the reign of James I …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unit deme — Unit U nit, n. [Abbrev. from unity.] 1. A single thing or person. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arith.) The least whole number; one. [1913 Webster] Units are the integral parts of any large number. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 3. A gold coin of the reign of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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