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Engelsk navneord: unit

1. unit (om mængde el. mål) any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe dollar is the United States unit of currency.
A unit of wheat is a bushel.
Change per unit volume.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)unit of measurement


Mindre specifikke termerdefinite quantity


Mere specifikke termerabsorption unit, acceleration unit, angular unit, area unit, bit, Brinell number, capacity measure, capacity unit, carat, computer memory unit, cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, cubic measure, denier, diopter, dioptre, displacement unit, electromagnetic unit, electrostatic unit, emu, energy unit, explosive unit, force unit, heat unit, karat, kt, langley, linear measure, linear unit, mass unit, measuring block, measuring unit, megaflop, metric, metric unit, MFLOP, miles per gallon, million floating point operations per second, million instructions per second, MIPS, monetary unit, pain unit, point, pressure unit, printing unit, sound unit, square measure, telephone unit, temperature unit, teraflop, trillion floating point operations per second, unit of viscosity, volume unit, weight, weight unit, work unit

2. unit an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe reduced the number of units and installations.
The word is a basic linguistic unit.


Mindre specifikke termercomponent, component part, constituent, part, portion

3. unit (om gruppe) an organization regarded as part of a larger social group


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe coach said the offensive unit did a good job.
After the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)social unit


Mindre specifikke termerorganisation, organization


Mere specifikke termeradministrative body, administrative unit, combination, company, crew, crew, den, family, fifth column, force, gang, general delivery, home, house, household, ICU, instrumentality, intensive care unit, klavern, member, menage, military force, military group, military unit, outfit, political entity, political unit, poste restante, scout group, scout troop, side, squad, task force, team, Trojan horse, troop, work party, working group, working party

4. unit (om erkendelse) a single undivided whole


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another.


Mindre specifikke termerwhole


Mere specifikke termerone

5. unit (om ting) a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUnits of nucleic acids.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)building block


Mindre specifikke termerthing


Mere specifikke termerchain, chemical chain, chemical group, couple, group, molecule, radical, unit cell


Omfatter disse specifikke termerpart, piece

6. unit an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHow big is that part compared to the whole?.
The team is a unit.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)whole


Mindre specifikke termerobject, physical object


Mere specifikke termeraggregate, animate thing, artefact, artifact, assembly, congener, item, living thing, natural object, sum, total, totality


Omfatter disse specifikke termerpart, portion, section, segment









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