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.
Gated Recurrent Units
Hygienic Air Handling Units
Cognition Of Figural Units
Special Investigative Units
Modular Rough Surface Units
Standard Measurement of Gobbledygook
Supervision Training Units
Intermediate Diagnostic Units
Continuous Friction Measurement Equipment
Anti Human Trafficking Units
Hub Bearing Units and Special
Azure Compute Units
Multidimensional Measurement of Religiousness Spirituality
Growing Care Units
Moderately Priced Dwelling Units
Formazin Nephelometric Units
Hydrophobic Folding Units
Heat Recovery Units
Optical Position Measurement System
Customer Care Measurement Consulting
Common Measurement Tool
Transmission Impairment Measurement Set
Line Replaceable 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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