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Engelsk substantiv: unit

1. unit (om mengde eller 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)unit of measurement

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdefinite quantity

Mere spesifikke uttrykkabsorption 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 spesifikke uttrykkcomponent, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)social unit

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkorganisation, organization

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadministrative 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 erkjendelse) a single undivided whole

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkwhole

Mere spesifikke uttrykkone

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUnits of nucleic acids.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)building block

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkthing

Mere spesifikke uttrykkchain, chemical chain, chemical group, couple, group, molecule, radical, unit cell

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkpart, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)whole

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkobject, physical object

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaggregate, animate thing, artefact, artifact, assembly, congener, item, living thing, natural object, sum, total, totality

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkpart, portion, section, segment

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