# 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.

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 BDMT Basic Dimensional Measurement Tools Rate it: BEMT Basic Electric Measurement Tutorial Rate it: BWM Basic Workload Measurement Rate it: BEU Battery Electronic Units Rate it: BMM Beamline for Materials Measurement Rate it: BMU Bear Management Units Rate it: BMSR Behavioral Measurement Shared Resource Rate it: BSM Bell State Measurement Rate it: BAM Benefit Accuracy Measurement Rate it: BONUS Benefit Of Number of Units Sold Rate it: BBPOU Bharat Bill Payment Operating Units Rate it: BOU Billion of Units Rate it: BPFU Billion Plaque Forming Units Rate it: BAM Binary Angular Measurement Rate it: BAMS Binary Angular Measurement System Rate it: BUs Biological Units Rate it: BU Bittering Units Rate it: BBM Board Of Broadcast Measurement Rate it: BPMS Body Pressure Measurement System Rate it: TPP Borland Pascal Protected Mode Units Rate it: BPDU Bridge Protocol Data Units Rate it: BTU British Thermal Units Rate it: BMU Building Maintenance Units Rate it: BBM Bureau of Broadcast Measurement Rate it: BIU Bus Interface Units Rate it:

#### 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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