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SEMA

Software Engineering Measurement and Analysis

Computing » Software

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SEMA

Software Engineering Measurement and Analysis

Computing » General Computing

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CU

Conventional Units

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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CU

Component Units

Governmental » Military

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VU

Volume Units

Academic & Science » Chemistry

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RU

Ready Units

Governmental » Military

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IPU

Index Participation Units

Miscellaneous » Unit Measures

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OM

Operational Measurement

Computing » Telecom

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FTU

Formazin Turbidity Units

Miscellaneous » Unit Measures

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PME

Precision Measurement Equipment

Governmental » Military

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WWDU

Conference on Work With Display Units

Community » Conferences

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WPU

Weighted Pupil Units

Miscellaneous » Unit Measures

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WPU

Weighted Pupil Units

Community » Educational

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SIM

Source Independent Measurement

Academic & Science » Electronics

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MSU

Million Service Units

Miscellaneous » Unit Measures

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MDS

Measurement Data Set

Academic & Science » Physics

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MTU

Maximum Transfer Units

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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CEU

Continuing Educational Units

Academic & Science » Universities

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IPMP

Internet Protocol Measurement Protocol

Computing » Networking

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SIU

Special Investigative Units

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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AMP

Active Measurement Program

Computing » Networking

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OTM

Optical Translation Measurement

Academic & Science » Electronics

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SMU

Source Measurement Unit

Business » General Business

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MTU

Multiple Tenant Units

Community

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CUFS

Chess Units Of Foreign Securities

Business » Stock Exchange

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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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