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English noun: weight unit

1. weight unit (quantity) a decimal unit of weight based on the gram


Synonymsmetric weight unit


Broader (hypernym)mass unit, metric, metric unit


Narrower (hyponym)carat, centner, centner, dag, decagram, decigram, dekagram, dg, dkg, doppelzentner, g, gm, grain, gram, gram atom, gram molecule, gram-atomic weight, gramme, hectogram, hg, hundredweight, kg, kilo, kilogram, mcg, metric grain, metric hundredweight, metric ton, mg, microgram, milligram, mol, mole, MT, myg, myriagram, nanogram, ng, quintal, t, tonne


Part meronymmetric system

2. weight unit (quantity) a unit used to measure weight


SamplesHe placed two weights in the scale pan.


Synonymsweight


Broader (hypernym)unit, unit of measurement


Narrower (hyponym)apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight, arroba, cattie, catty, crith, frail, last, maund, obolus, oka, picul, pood, rotl, tael, tod, troy unit, welterweight









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