The basis for comparing a measurement with a standard reference, such as the units known as "inches" or "feet."
A standard for comparison in measurements. For example, the meter is a standard length which may be compared to any object to describe its length.
A measure of computer usage; at the ACCC, each unit is worth approximately $0.0833. See also Service Unit.
one. A standard used in measuring, e.g. a metre is a metric unit of length.
a comparative measurement of the cost and the effort required to process any category of application handled by the Land Registry)
a form of measurement of advertising costs
a measure of fishing effort, calculated as the sum of the engine power (in kilowatts) and hull size (in cubic metres of underdeck volume)
a standardized amount used in measuring
A fixed measure of investment into a Joint Venture, the number of units offered is determined by each exploration company and project. For example, a subscription agreement may offer 20 units at $25,000 per unit.
the basic measure of insulin. U-100 insulin means 100 units of insulin per milliliter (mL) or cubic centimeter (cc) of solution
An agreed-upon standard with which measurements are compared.
(1) A functional or business component of an agency, generally with a specified mission or support activity. (2) A standard basis for quantitative measurements.
A term used in the measurement of pulpwood. It refers to a pile of wood eight feet long, five feet wide and four feet high.
See Unit of Measure.