Acronyms that contain the term units of measurement
What does units of measurement mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: units of measurement.
International Daylight Measurement Program
Basic Athletic Measurement
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques
Australian Stratigraphic Units Database
Australian Measurement System
Measurement Engineering Australia
National Measurement Institute of Australia
Trade Measurement Victoria
Foreign Currency Banking Units
Système International d'unités (International System of Units)
Units per milliliter (U/ml). U/ml is sometimes extracted incorrectly from PDF documents as Uyml.
trillion British thermal units
Kilo British Thermal Units
British Thermal Units
Self-Measurement for Assessment of the Response to Trandolapril
Field Of Measurement
National Child Measurement Programme
Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale
Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System
Canadian Outdoor Measurement Bureau
Print Measurement Bureau
The Print Measurement Bureau
Business Performance Units
What does units of measurement mean?
- Units of measurement
- A unit of measurement is a definite magnitude of a physical quantity, defined and adopted by convention or by law, that is used as a standard for measurement of the same physical quantity. Any other value of the physical quantity can be expressed as a simple multiple of the unit of measurement. For example, length is a physical quantity. The metre is a unit of length that represents a definite predetermined length. When we say 10 metres, we actually mean 10 times the definite predetermined length called "metre". The definition, agreement, and practical use of units of measurement have played a crucial role in human endeavour from early ages up to this day. Different systems of units used to be very common. Now there is a global standard, the International System of Units, the modern form of the metric system. In trade, weights and measures is often a subject of governmental regulation, to ensure fairness and transparency. The International Bureau of Weights and Measures is tasked with ensuring worldwide uniformity of measurements and their traceability to the International System of Units. Metrology is the science for developing nationally and internationally accepted units of weights and measures.
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