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/ˈyo͞onit/,
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units, plural;
  1. An individual thing or person regarded as single and complete, esp. for purposes of calculation
    • - the family unit
  2. Each of the individuals or collocations into which a complex whole may be divided
    • - large areas of land made up of smaller units
    • - the sentence as a unit of grammar
  3. A device that has a specified function, esp. one forming part of a complex mechanism
    • - the gearbox and transmission unit
  4. A piece of furniture or equipment for fitting with others like it or made of complementary parts
    • - a sink unit
  5. A self-contained section of accommodations in a larger building or group of buildings
    • - one- and two-bedroom units
  6. A part of an institution such as a hospital having a special function
    • - the intensive care unit
  7. A subdivision of a larger military grouping
    • - he returned to Germany with his unit
  8. An amount of educational instruction, typically determined by the number of hours spent in class
    • - students take three compulsory core units
  9. An item manufactured
    • - unit cost
  10. A police car
    • - he eased into his unit and flicked the siren on
  11. A quantity chosen as a standard in terms of which other quantities may be expressed
    • - a unit of measurement
    • - fifty units of electricity
  12. The number one

  13. The digit before the decimal point in decimal notation, representing an integer less than ten


  1. unit of measurement: any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
  2. an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole; "the reduced the number of units and installations"; "the word is a basic linguistic unit"
  3. an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
  4. a single undivided whole; "an idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another"
  5. a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else; "units of nucleic acids"
  6. whole: an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"
  7. UNIT (United Nations Intelligence Taskforce or UNified Intelligence Taskforce) is a fictional military organisation from the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures. ...
  8. unit++ is a unit testing framework module for C++. The author started it as an alternative to CppUnit, which he felt was insufficiently integrated into the C++ language.
  9. Unit is the second full-length album by Australian band Regurgitator, released in November, 1997. Its style is a mixture of 1980s style synthesised pop music and alternative rock, with some hip-hop influences. ...
  10. In the United Kingdom, units of alcohol are used as a guideline for the consumption of alcoholic beverages. A unit of alcohol is defined as 10 millilitres of pure alcohol (ethanol) — it is not the same thing as a standard drink. ...
  11. Unit was a short-lived but influential artist's collective in east London which organised exhibitions between 1997-1999 - a crucial moment in London's burgeoning contemporary art scene. Many of the artists that participated in Unit exhibitions have moved on to achieve international acclaim. ...
  12. In mathematics, adjoint functors are pairs of functors which stand in a particular relationship with one another, called an adjunction. The relationship of adjunction is ubiquitous in mathematics, as it rigorously reflects the intuitive notions of optimization and efficiency. ...
  13. A standard measure of a quantity; An organized group comprising people and/or equipment; A self-contained military organization; usually a battalion, regiment, or naval ship; A member of a military organization; Any military element whose structure is prescribed by competent authority, such ...
  14. (Units) a share of a unit trust or managed fund which represents an entitlement to the asset within the fund.
  15. (Units) Each fund is made up of units. Units are your notional share of the investment fund. Unit prices rise and fall with the overall value of the investment fund.
  16. (Units) To invest in a mutual fund you purchase units of that fund. The number of units you can purchase depends on the amount you have to invest and the unit price.
  17. (Units) The number of units of an improvement, such as square foot or linear foot.
  18. (UNITS) Increasingly used medical term for how much alcohol may be used, metabolised or wasted in the average drinker.
  19. (UNITS) The amount representing your interest in a unit trust. This may be whole or fractions of a unit.
  20. (Units (On-press Printing Units)) Self-contained color stations on multi-color presses. Each includes a separate inking, dampening, and printing system for a single process or special color, varnish, or other coating.
  21. (Units) A designated amount of information in one subject that must be learned before one can move on to the next subject area.
  22. (Units) A division of the American Contract Bridge League in a specific and allocated geographical area. They are managed by appointed or elected directors and/or board members. Groups of units form ACBL districts. ...
  23. (Units) A group of securities, generally from the same company, that are bundled together and sold as a single piece. They usually consist of shares of common stock plus shares of warrants.
  24. (Units) A measure of educational credit. One unit equals one credit hour.
  25. (Units) A numeric value representing the total units of land as defined in the unit type field.