absolute unit

noun

a unit of measurement forming part of the electromagnetic cgs system, such as an abampere or abcoulomb
a unit of measurement forming part of a system of units that includes a unit of force defined so that it is independent of the acceleration of free fall

Nearby words

  1. adrenocorticomimetic,
  2. adrenocorticosteroid,
  3. adrenocorticotrophic,
  4. adrenocorticotrophic hormone,
  5. adrenocorticotropic,
  6. adrenocorticotropin,
  7. adrenogenic,
  8. adrenogenital syndrome,
  9. adrenoleukodystrophy,
  10. adrenolytic

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Medicine definitions for absolute unit

absolute unit

n.

A unit whose value is constant regardless of place or time.

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