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- (sciences) A standard measure of a quantity.
- The centimetre is a unit of length.
- An organized group comprising people and/or equipment.
- He was a member of a special police unit.
- (military) A self-contained military organization; usually a battalion, regiment, or naval ship.
- (military, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A member of a military organization.
- The fifth tank brigade moved in with 20 units. (i.e., 20 tanks)
- (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any military element whose structure is prescribed by competent authority, such as a table of organization and equipment; specifically, part of an organization.
- (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An organization title of a subdivision of a group in a task force.
- (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A standard or basic quantity into which an item of supply is divided, issued, or used. In this meaning, also called unit of issue.
- (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) With regard to Reserve Components of the Armed Forces, denotes a Selected Reserve unit organized, equipped, and trained for mobilization to serve on active duty as a unit or to augment or be augmented by another unit. Headquarters and support functions without wartime missions are not considered units.
- (algebra) An element of a ring having a multiplicative inverse. (Formerly just the identity element 1R of a ring.)
- (commerce) An item which may be sold singly.
- We shipped nearly twice as many units this month as last month.
- (UK) (electricity) One kilowatt-hour (as recorded on an electricity meter).
standard measure of a quantity
organized group comprising people and/or equipment
member of a larger military group
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- For each unit.
- We have to keep our unit costs down if we want to make a profit.
- (mathematics) Having a size or magnitude of one.
- All solutions lie within the unit disc centered at the origin.
for each unit
- Joint Publication 1-02 U.S. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms; 12 April 2001 (As Amended Through 14 April 2006).
- third-person singular indicative present of unir
- third-person singular indicative past historic of unir
- IPA: [uˈnit]
- Past participle of uni.
declension of unit
|definite articulation||unitului||unitului||unitei||uniţilor||unitelor||unitelor|See also neunit
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