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.
Special Units of Siloed Interest
Specimen Mass Measurement Device
Spectrophotometric Acid Protease Units
Speed Measurement Laboratories
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Standard Billing Units
Standard Classification Of Territorial Units
Standard Error of Measurement
Standard Format Data Units
Standard Formatted Data Units
Standard Measurement of Gobbledygook
Standard Method of Measurement
Standard Weight Measurement Act
State Project Management Units
Static Gel Strength Measurement
Static Root of Trust for Measurement
Steam Reactivity Measurement System
Stock Keeping Units
Stock Material Utilization Units
Strategic Business Units
Student Evaluation of Teaching and Units
Subjective Units of Distress
Subjective Units of Distress Scale
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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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