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# Acronyms that contain the term **units of measurement**

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RCBM | Reading Curriculum Based Measurement | |

RU | Ready Units | |

RTPU | Real Time Processing Units | |

RUM | Real User Measurement | |

RTFM | Real-time Traffic Flow Measurement | |

RU | Reduced Units | |

RBU | Reference Base Units | |

RBU | Reference Beacon Units | |

REDM | Reflectorless Electronic Distance Measurement | |

RIU | Refractive Index Units | |

RAMAN | Regional Atmospheric Measurement and Analysis Network | |

REMD | Regional Economic Measurement Division | |

REMD | Regional Economic Measurement Division | |

RFSU | Regional Force Surveillance Units | |

RFSU | Regional Force Surveillance Units | |

RFSUs | Regional Force Surveillance Units | |

ROCU | Regional Organised Crime Units | |

RFU | Relative Fluorescence Units | |

RFU | Relative Fluorescent Units | |

RLU | Relative Light Units | |

RLU | Relative Luciferase Units | |

RLU | Relative Luminescence Units | |

RLU | Relative luminometer units | |

RMU | Relative Monetary Units | |

RU | Relative 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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