# Definitions and Synonyms of *unit of measurement* | Another word for *unit of measurement* | What is *unit of measurement? *

*Definition 1: any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Samples where unit of measurement or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*the dollar is the United States unit of currency**a unit of wheat is a bushel**change per unit volume*

*Synonyms for unit of measurement in the sense of this definition*

*(**unit of measurement* is a kind of ...) a specific measure of amount

*unit of measurement*is a kind of ...) a specific measure of amount

*(... is a kind of **unit of measurement* ) (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system

*unit of measurement*) (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system

*(... is a kind of **unit of measurement* ) (computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system)

*unit of measurement*) (computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system)

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*"4 MIPS is 4,000,000 instructions per second"*### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit measuring the intensity of pain

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit measuring force per unit area

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement for printing

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) any acoustic unit of measurement

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement for telephone use

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement for temperature

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit used to measure weight

*"he placed two weights in the scale pan"*### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement for mass

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement for viscosity

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement for work

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) unit of solar radiation

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) measure of the hardness of a material

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest

*"he scored 20 points in the first half"**"a touchdown counts 6 points"*### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states

*"there are 8 bits in a byte"*### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of money

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon

*"with an evening dress one wears 10 denier stockings"*### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length measured in meters; used by oculists

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) the unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit for measuring absorption

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit for measuring acceleration

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement for angles

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a system of units used to measure areas

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement of volume or capacity

- capacity measure
- capacity unit
- cubage unit
- cubature unit
- cubic content unit
- cubic measure
- displacement unit
- volume unit

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit for measuring computer memory

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) any unit for measuring the force of explosions

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement of physical force

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a unit of measurement of length

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

*"convert all the measurements to metric units"**"it is easier to work in metric"*### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) the distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel

### (... is a kind of *unit of measurement* ) any of various units of electricity based on forces of interaction between electric charges

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