# Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

0
a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number

10000
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand

100000
the cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten

1000000
the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros

1000000000
the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros

1000000000000
the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; in the United Kingdom the usage followed in the United States is frequently seen

1000000000000
the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros

120
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and twelve

144
twelve dozen

1728
a cardinal number equal to one dozen gross

440 yards
a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile

880 yards
a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile

A
a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation

A
the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

abamp
a unit of current equal to 10 amperes

abcoulomb
a unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs

a capacitance unit equal to one billion farads

abhenry
a unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry

abohm
a unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm

absolute frequency
the number of observations in a given statistical category

absolute majority
(elections) more than half of the votes

absolute value
a real number regardless of its sign

absolute viscosity
a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force

absorptance
a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber

absorption unit
a unit for measuring absorption

abvolt
a unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt

abwatt
a power unit equal to the power dissipated when 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt (one ten-thousandth of a milliwatt)

acceleration unit
a unit for measuring acceleration

accretion
something contributing to growth or increase

acid value
(chemistry) the amount of free acid present in fat as measured by the milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize it

acre
a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries

acre inch
one twelfth of an acre-foot

acre-foot
the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot; 43,560 cubic feet or 1233.5 cubic meters

a number that is added to another number (the augend)

a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile

(tennis) first point scored after deuce

Afghan monetary unit
monetary unit in the Islamic State of Afghanistan

afghani
the basic unit of money in Afghanistan

agate line
space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising

agora
100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel

air mile
a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude

Albanian monetary unit
monetary unit in Albania

aleph-nought
the smallest infinite integer

algebraic number
root of an algebraic equation with rational coefficients

Algerian centime
100 centimes equal 1 dinar in Algeria

Algerian dinar
the basic unit of money in Algeria

Algerian monetary unit
monetary unit in Algeria

aliquant
an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity

aliquot
an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity

all get out
an unimaginably large amount

allocation unit
a group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file

ampere
a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)

ampere-hour
a unit of charge equal to 3600 coulombs

ampere-minute
a unit of charge equal to 60 coulombs

ampere-turn
a unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force produced by the passage of 1 ampere through 1 complete turn of a coil; equal to 1.257 gilberts

Angolan monetary unit
monetary unit in Angola

angular unit
a unit of measurement for angles

anna
a former copper coin of Pakistan and India

apothecaries' ounce
a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a troy pound

apothecaries' pound
an apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces or 373.242 grams

apothecaries' unit
any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces

ar
a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters

arcdegree
a measure for arcs and angles

archine
a Russian unit of length (71 cm)

arcminute
a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

arcsecond
a 60th part of a minute of arc

ardeb
a unit of dry measure used in Egypt

area unit
a system of units used to measure areas

Argentine monetary unit
monetary unit in Argentina

Armenian monetary unit
monetary unit in Armenia

armful
the quantity that can be contained in the arms

arpent
a former French unit of area; equal approximately to an acre

arroba
a liquid measure (with different values) used in some Spanish speaking countries

arroba
a unit of weight used in some Spanish speaking countries

asper
20 aspers equal 1 kurus in Turkey

Astronomical Unit
a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers)

astronomy unit
a linear unit used for astronomical distances

at
100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

atm
a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade

atomic mass unit
unit of mass for expressing masses of atoms or molecules

atomic number
the order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements; equal to the number of protons in the nucleus or electrons in the neutral state of an atom of an element

augend

aught
a quantity of no importance

austral
the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos

Australian dollar
the basic unit of money in Australia and Nauru

Austrian monetary unit
monetary unit in Austria

Austrian schilling
formerly the basic unit of money in Austria

avo
100 avos equal 1 pataca in Macao

the number of molecules in a mole of a substance (approximately 602,250,000,000,000,000,000,000)

avoirdupois unit
any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights

avoirdupois
a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)

Azerbaijani monetary unit
monetary unit in Azerbaijan

b
(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter

(computer science) a block (usually one sector) that cannot reliably hold data

bag
the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)

bag
the quantity that a bag will hold

Bahamian dollar
the basic unit of money in the Bahamas

Bahrain dinar
the basic unit of money in Bahrain; equal to 1,000 fils

Bahrainian monetary unit
monetary unit in Bahrain

baht
the basic unit of money in Thailand

baisa
1,000 baiza equal 1 riyal-omani in Oman

balboa
the basic unit of money in Panama; equal to 100 centesimos

ban
100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania

ban
100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova

bandwidth
a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel

bar
(meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter

bar absolute
the absolute unit of pressure equal to one dyne per square centimeter

the basic unit of money in Barbados

barnful
the quantity that a barn will hold

barrel
the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold

barrel
any of various units of capacity

barrels
the amount that many barrels might hold

barrow
the quantity that a barrow will hold

baryon number
a number equal to the difference between the number of baryons and the number of antibaryons in any subatomic structure; it is conserved in all types of particle interactions

base
(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place

basin
the quantity that a basin will hold

the quantity contained in a basket

batch
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

bath
an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons

battalion
a large indefinite number

baud
(computer science) a data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems

bazillion
a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)

Beaufort scale
a scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind

Bel
a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels

Belarusian monetary unit
monetary unit in Belarus

Belgian franc
formerly the basic unit of money in Belgium

Belize dollar
the basic unit of money in Belize

Benin franc
the basic unit of money in Benin

Bermuda dollar
the basic unit of money in Bermuda

Bhutanese monetary unit
monetary unit in Bhutan

billionth
one part in a billion equal parts

bin
the quantity contained in a bin

binary digit
either 0 or 1 in binary notation

an algebraic equation or function of the fourth degree

birdie
(golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole

birr
the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents

bit
a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states

bit
a small piece or quantity of something

block
(computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted

blood count
the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample

board foot
the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick

board measure
a system of units for measuring lumber based on the board foot

a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts operating for one hour

the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car

body count
a count of troops killed in an operation or time period

body length

bogey
(golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole

bolivar
the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos

Bolivian monetary unit
monetary unit in Bolivia

boliviano
the basic unit of money in Bolivia; equal to 100 centavos

Boltzmann's constant
constant used in the calculation of the ideal gas constant

Botswana monetary unit
monetary unit in Botswana

bottle
the quantity contained in a bottle

bowl
the quantity contained in a bowl

box
the quantity contained in a box

boxcars
(usually plural) an expression used when two dice are thrown and both come up showing six spots

brace
two items of the same kind

Brazilian monetary unit
monetary unit in Brazil

breakage
the quantity broken

breathing room
sufficient room for easy breathing or movement

Brinell number
measure of the hardness of a material

British Imperial System
a system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint

British monetary unit
monetary unit in Great Britain

British pound sterling
the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence

British shilling
a former monetary unit in Great Britain

British thermal unit
a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories

Brix scale
a system for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions

Brunei dollar
the basic unit of money in Brunei

bucket
the quantity contained in a bucket

Bulgarian monetary unit
monetary unit in Bulgaria

bulk modulus
the ratio of the change in pressure acting on a volume to the fractional change in volume

Burkina Faso franc
the basic unit of money in Burkina Faso

Burundi franc
the basic unit of money in Burundi

bushel
a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches

bushel
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

the quantity of cargo or the number of passengers that a bus can carry

butat
100 bututs equal 1 dalasi in Gambia

byte
a sequence of 8 bits (enough to represent one character of alphanumeric data) processed as a single unit of information

C
a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second

cable
a nautical unit of depth

Calorie
a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food

calorie
unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

Cambodian monetary unit
monetary unit in Cambodia

Cameroon franc
the basic unit of money in Cameroon

can
the quantity contained in a can

the basic unit of money in Canada

candela
the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin

candlepower unit
a measure of luminous intensity

capacitance unit
a measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge

capacity
(computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive

capacity measure
a unit of measurement of volume or capacity

capacity
the amount that can be contained

Cape Verde escudo
the basic unit of money on Cape Verde; equal to 100 centavos

Cape Verde monetary unit
monetary unit on Cape Verde

capful
the quantity that a cap will hold

Captain Hicks
the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one

carat
a unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg

carat
the unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold

cardinal
the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order

cardinality
(mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping)

carful
the quantity that a car will hold

the quantity that a cart holds

carton
the quantity contained in a carton

case
the quantity contained in a case

the quantity a cask will hold

catch
the quantity that was caught

cattie
any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)

Cayman Islands dollar
the basic unit of money in the Cayman Islands

cc
a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter

cedi
the basic unit of money in Ghana

cent
a fractional monetary unit of several countries

cental
a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds

centare
a centare is 1/100th of an are

centas
100 centas equal 1 litas in Lithuania

centavo
a fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal

centesimo
a fractional monetary unit of several countries: Panama and Italy and Uruguay and Chile

centiliter
a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter

centime
a fractional monetary unit of several countries: France and Algeria and Belgium and Burkina Faso and Burundi and Cameroon and Chad and the Congo and Gabon and Haiti and the Ivory Coast and Luxembourg and Mali and Morocco and Niger and Rwanda and Senegal and Switzerland and Togo

centimeter
a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter

centimo
a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain

centner
in some European countries: a unit of weight equivalent to 50 kilograms

centner
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

Central African Republic franc
the basic unit of money in the Central African Republic

cgs
system of measurement based on centimeters and grams and seconds

the basic unit of money in Chad

chain
a unit of length

chaldron
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 36 bushels

charge unit
a measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows)

check bit
(computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's; e.g., if the parity is odd then any group of bits that arrives with an even number of 1's must contain an error

chetrum
100 chetrums equal 1 ngultrum in Bhutan

Chilean monetary unit
monetary unit in Chile

Chilean peso
the basic unit of money in Chile; equal to 100 centesimos

Chinese monetary unit
the monetary unit in the People's Republic of China

chlorinity
a measure of the quantity of chlorine or other halides in water (especially seawater)

chon
100 chon equal 1 won in North Korea

chon
100 chon equal 1 won in South Korea

chunk
a substantial amount

Ci
a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second

cicero
a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em

circular measure

circulating decimal
a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitely

circulation
number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold

circulation
(library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period

clearance
vertical space available to allow easy passage under something

coefficient
a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

coefficient of drag
the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the body

coefficient of elasticity
(physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body

coefficient of expansion
the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure

coefficient of friction
the ratio of the weight of an object being moved along a surface and the force that maintains contact between the object and the surface

coefficient of mutual induction
a measure of the induction between two circuits; the ratio of the electromotive force in a circuit to the corresponding change of current in a neighboring circuit; usually measured in henries

coefficient of reflection
the fraction of radiant energy that is reflected from a surface

coefficient of self induction
the ratio of the electromotive force produced in a circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it, expressed in henries

Colombian monetary unit
monetary unit in Colombia

Colombian peso
the basic unit of money in Colombia; equal to 100 centavos

column inch
a unit of measurement for advertising space

common denominator
an integer that is a common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions

common divisor
an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly

common fraction
the quotient of two integers

common multiple
an integer that is a multiple of two or more other integers

complement
a complete number or quantity

complex conjugate
either of two complex numbers whose real parts are identical and whose imaginary parts differ only in sign

complex fraction
a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator

complex number
(mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

composite number
an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one

compound number
a quantity expressed in two different units

computer memory unit
a unit for measuring computer memory

conductance unit
a measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical charge

Congo franc
the basic unit of money in the Congo

constant
a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

constant of proportionality
the constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities x and y; usually written y = kx, where k is the factor of proportionality

containerful
the quantity that a container will hold

continued fraction
a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction and so on

conto
1 conto equals 1,000 escudos in Portugal

conversion factor
factor by which a quantity that is expressed in one set of units must be multiplied in order to convert it into another set of units

copeck
100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia

cord
a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet

cordage
the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords

cordoba
the basic unit of money in Nicaragua; equal to 100 centavos

correction
a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure

cosmological constant
an arbitrary constant in the equations of general relativity theory

coss
(in India) a unit of length having different values in different localities

Costa Rican colon
the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos

Costa Rican monetary unit
monetary unit in Costa Rica

Cote d'Ivoire franc
the basic unit of money in the Ivory Coast

count
the total number counted

couple
a small indefinite number

cran
a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring

craps
expressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot

crate
the quantity contained in a crate

crith
the weight of a liter of hydrogen (at 0 centigrade and 760 millimeters pressure)

crore
the number that is represented as a one followed by 7 zeros; ten million

crumb
a very small quantity of something

cu ft
the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side

cu in
the volume equal to a cube one inch on each side

Cuban monetary unit
monetary unit in Cuba

Cuban peso
the basic unit of money in Cuba; equal to 100 centavos

cube root
a number that when multiplied three times equals a given number

cube
the product of three equal terms

cubic decimeter
a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)

cubic kilometer
a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge

cubic meter
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters

cubic millimeter
a metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge

cubic yard
a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)

cubit
an ancient unit of length based on the length of the forearm

cup
a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces

cup
the quantity a cup will hold

current unit
a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time

cutoff
a designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated

cwt
a British unit of weight equivalent to 112 pounds

Cypriot monetary unit
monetary unit in Cyprus

Cypriot pound
the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents

cytotoxicity
the degree to which something is toxic to living cells

Czech monetary unit
monetary unit in Czech Republic

D
the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five

dab
a small quantity of something moist or liquid

dag
10 grams

dal
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters

dalasi
the basic unit of money in Gambia

dam
a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

Danish krone
the basic unit of money in Denmark

Danish monetary unit
monetary unit in Denmark

daraf
a unit of elastance equal to the reciprocal of a farad

dB
a logarithmic unit of sound intensity; 10 times the logarithm of the ratio of the sound intensity to some reference intensity

decigram
1/10 gram

deciliter
a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter

decimal
a number in the decimal system

decimal digit
a digit from 0 to 9 in decimal notation

decimal
a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10

decimeter
a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter

deficit
(sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing

definite quantity
a specific measure of amount

degree
a unit of temperature on a specified scale

degree Celsius
a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature

degree day
a unit used in estimating fuel requirements for heating a building

degree Fahrenheit
a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature

deluge
an overwhelming number or amount

denier
a unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon

denominator
the divisor of a fraction

dessertspoon
as much as a dessert spoon will hold

dessiatine
a former Russian unit of area equal to 2.7 acres

Deutsche Mark
formerly the basic unit of money in Germany

diddley
a small worthless amount

difference
the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

digit
one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

digit
the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

diopter
a unit of measurement of the refractive power of a lens which is equal to the reciprocal of the focal length measured in meters; used by oculists

dish
the quantity that a dish will hold

dissociation constant
the equilibrium constant for a reversible dissociation

dividend
a number to be divided by another number

divisor
the number by which a dividend is divided

divisor
one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

Djibouti franc
the basic unit of money in Djibouti

dobra
the basic unit of money on Sao Tome e Principe

dol
a unit of pain intensity

dollar
the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents

dollop
a small measure (usually of food)

Dominican dollar
the basic unit of money in Dominica

Dominican monetary unit
monetary unit in the Dominican Republic

Dominican peso
the basic unit of money in the Dominican Republic; equal to 100 centavos

dong
the basic unit of money in Vietnam

dosage
the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time

double digit
a two-digit integer; from 10 to 99

double eagle
(golf) a score of three strokes under par on a hole

double-bogey
(golf) a score of two strokes over par for a hole

doubleton
(bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player

dozens
a large number or amount

drachm
a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

drachm
a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce

drachm
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters

dram
1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams

dram
the basic unit of money in Armenia

dreg
a small amount of residue

drib
a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

droplet
a tiny drop

dry measure
a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)

dry pint
a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches

dry quart
a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches

duck
(cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman

duodecimal digit
a digit from 0 to 11 in duodecimal notation

duodecimal
one part in twelve equal parts

dustpan
the quantity that a dustpan will hold

Dutch florin
formerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to 100 cents

Dutch monetary unit
monetary unit in the Netherlands

dyne
a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram

e
the base of the natural system of logarithms; approximately equal to 2.718282...

eagle
(golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

EB
a unit of information equal to 1000 petabytes or 10^18 bytes

Ebit
a unit of information equal to 1000 petabits or 10^18 bits

Egyptian monetary unit
monetary unit in Egypt

Egyptian pound
the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters

EiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 pebibytes or 2^60 bytes

Eibit
a unit of information equal to 1024 pebibits or 2^60 bits

eighter from Decatur
the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one

eighth
one part in eight equal parts

the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos

elastance unit
the reciprocal of capacitance

elbow room
space for movement

electromagnetic unit
any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism

electrostatic unit
any of various units of electricity based on forces of interaction between electric charges

em
a quad with a square body

em
a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing

en
half the width of an em

energy unit
a unit of measurement for work

engineer's chain
a unit of length (100 ft)

enough
an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose

epha
an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel

equilibrium constant
(chemistry) the ratio of concentrations when equilibrium is reached in a reversible reaction (when the rate of the forward reaction equals the rate of the reverse reaction)

equivalent-binary-digit factor
the average number of binary digits needed to express one radix digit in a numeration system that is not binary; on the average a number that can be expressed in N decimal digits takes 3.3N binary digits

erg
a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter

Erlang
a unit of traffic intensity in a telephone system

Estonian monetary unit
monetary unit in Estonia

Ethiopian monetary unit
monetary unit in Ethiopia

euro
the basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999); in 2002 twelve European nations (Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland) adopted the euro as their basic unit of money and abandoned their traditional currencies

Eurodollar
a United States dollar deposited in a European bank and used as an international currency to finance trade

eV
a unit of energy equal to the work done by an electron accelerated through a potential difference of 1 volt

explosive unit
any unit for measuring the force of explosions

exposure
the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate

extremum
the most extreme possible amount or value

eyedrop
a drop from an eye dropper

eyrir
100 aurar equal 1 krona in Iceland

F
the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates

factor
any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

fathom
(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore

fathom
a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth

fellow
one of a pair

femtometer
a metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter

femtovolt
a unit of potential equal to one quadrillionth of a volt (or one thousandth of a nanosecond)

fen
100 fen equal 1 yuan in China

Fibonacci number
a number in the Fibonacci sequence

field capacity
the maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold

field strength unit
an electromagnetic unit of magnetic intensity

fifth
a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon

fifth
one part in five equal parts

fifty percent
a half expressed as a percentage

Fiji dollar
the basic unit of money in Fiji

fill
a quantity sufficient to satisfy

filler
100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary

fils
a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar

Finnish mark
formerly the basic unit of money in Finland

Finnish monetary unit
monetary unit in Finland

firkin
a British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons

first
the first element in a countable series

fistful
the quantity that can be held in the hand

fistmele
about seven inches; the breadth of a fist with the thumb stuck out (used especially in archery to give the correct distance of the string from the bow)

fixed-point number
a number represented in fixed-point notation

the quantity a flask will hold

floating-point number
a number represented in floating-point notation

florin
the basic unit of money in Suriname; equal to 100 cents

fluid ounce
a United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches

fluid ounce
a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)

flux density unit
a measure of the amount of flux per unit of cross sectional area

flux unit
a measure of the strength of a magnetic field per unit area

foot
a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

foot-pound
a unit of work equal to a force of one pound moving through a distance of one foot

foot-poundal
a unit of work equal to a force of one poundal moving through a distance of one foot

foot-ton
2240 foot-pounds

footcandle
a unit of illuminance on a surface that is everywhere 1 foot from a point source of 1 candle

footer
(used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet

footstep
the distance covered by a step

force unit
a unit of measurement of physical force

forint
the basic unit of money in Hungary

formatted capacity
(computer science) the usable capacity of a disk drive; the amount of space that is left after the sector headings and boundary definitions and timing information have been added by formatting the disk

fourth
one of four equal parts

fraction
the quotient of two rational numbers

fractional monetary unit
a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit

frail
the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds

franc
the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 centimes

French franc
formerly the basic unit of money in France

ft-L
a former luminance unit equal to one lumen per square foot

fundamental measure
one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement

furlong
a unit of length equal to 220 yards

G
(physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation

g
a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated

g
a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

Gabon franc
the basic unit of money in Gabon

gal
a unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo)

gal
United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters

Gambian monetary unit
monetary unit in Gambia

game
(games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win

gamma
a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted

gauss
a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter

GB
a unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes

Gbit
a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits

geometric pace
a modern version of the Roman pace now taken to be 5 feet

Georgian monetary unit
monetary unit in Georgia

German monetary unit
monetary unit in Germany

Ghanian monetary unit
monetary unit of Ghana

Gi
a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns

GiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes

Gibit
a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibits or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bits

gill
a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces

gill
a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters

glass
the quantity a glass will hold

googol
a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)

googolplex
a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by a googol of zeros (ten raised to the power of a googol)

gourde
the basic unit of money in Haiti

one-hundredth of a right angle

grain
1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams

grain
1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams

grain
a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

gram atom
the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element

gram molecule
the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

greatest common divisor
the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers

Greek drachma
formerly the basic unit of money in Greece

Greek monetary unit
monetary unit in Greece

the basic unit of money in Grenada

groschen
100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria

gross ton
a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds

grosz
100 groszy equal 1 zloty in Poland

guarani
the basic unit of money in Paraguay; equal to 100 centimos

Guatemalan monetary unit
monetary unit in Guatemala

Guinea-Bissau monetary unit
monetary unit in Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau peso
the basic unit of money in Guinea-Bissau; equal to 100 centavos

Guinean franc
the basic unit of money in Guinea

Guinean monetary unit
monetary unit in Guinea

Gunter's chain
a unit of length (22 yards)

Guyana dollar
the basic unit of money in Guyana

Gy
the SI unit of energy absorbed from ionizing radiation; equal to the absorption of one joule of radiation energy by one kilogram of matter; one gray equals 100 rad

H
a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second

H.P.
a unit of power equal to 746 watts

hair
a very small distance or space

Haitian centime
100 centimes equal 1 gourde in Haiti

Haitian monetary unit
the monetary unit in Haiti

haler
100 halers equal 1 koruna in Czech Republic

haler
100 halers equal 1 koruna Slovakia

half pound
8 ounces avoirdupois

half
one of two equal parts of a divisible whole

halfpennyworth
the amount that can be bought for a halfpenny

hand
a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses

any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand

handful
a small number or amount

hao
10 hao equal 1 dong in Vietnam

hatful
as many or as much as a hat will hold

haymow
a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation

the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head

number of people in a particular group

the quantity of information that a head will hold

the volume left at the top of a filled container (bottle or jar or tin) before sealing

hectare
(abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)

hectogram
100 grams

hectoliter
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters

hectometer
a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters

a digit from 0 to 15 in hexadecimal notation

hin
ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons

hint
a slight but appreciable amount

hint
a just detectable amount

a British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages

homer
an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs

Honduran monetary unit
monetary unit in Honduras

Hong Kong dollar
the basic unit of money in Hong Kong

horsepower-hour
a unit of work equal to the work done by one horsepower in one hour

houseful
as many as a house will accommodate

houseroom
space for accommodation in a house

hryvnia
the basic unit of money in Ukraine

Hubble's parameter
(cosmology) the ratio of the speed of recession of a galaxy (due to the expansion of the universe) to its distance from the observer; the Hubble constant is not actually a constant, but is regarded as measuring the expansion rate today

hundredth
one part in a hundred equal parts

Hungarian monetary unit
monetary unit in Hungary

I
the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

Icelandic krona
the basic unit of money in Iceland

Icelandic monetary unit
monetary unit in Iceland

II
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number

III
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

illumination unit
a measure of illumination

imaginary part
the part of a complex number that has the square root of -1 as a factor

Imperial capacity unit
a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet

Imperial gallon
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

improper fraction
a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator

in
a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

indefinite quantity
an estimated quantity

Indian monetary unit
monetary unit in India

Indian rupee
the basic unit of money in India; equal to 100 paise

Indonesian monetary unit
monetary unit in Indonesia

inductance unit
a measure of the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it

infinitude
an infinite quantity

information measure
a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information

integer
any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero

international candle
a former international unit of luminous intensity; now replaced by the candela

international mile
a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters

inti
the basic unit of money in Peru

ionic charge
the charge on an ion is equal to a constant charge e multiplied by an integer from 1 to 15

iota
a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

Iranian dinar
100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran

Iranian monetary unit
monetary unit in Iran

Iranian rial
the basic unit of money in Iran

Iraqi dinar
the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1,000 fils

Iraqi monetary unit
monetary unit in Iraq

Irish monetary unit
monetary unit in Eire

Irish pound
formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

irrational
a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number

Israeli monetary unit
monetary unit in Israel

Italian lira
formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi

Italian monetary unit
monetary unit in Italy

J
a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

Jamaican dollar
the basic unit of money in Jamaica

Japanese monetary unit
monetary unit in Japan

jar
the quantity contained in a jar

jiao
10 jiao equal 1 yuan in China

Jordanian dinar
the basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1,000 fils

Jordanian monetary unit
monetary unit in Jordan

jug
the quantity contained in a jug

K
the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

K
the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

kapeika
100 kapeikas equal 1 rubel in Belarus

Kazakhstani monetary unit
monetary unit in Kazakhstan

kB
a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes

kb
a unit of information equal to 1000 bits

keg
the quantity contained in a keg

Kenyan monetary unit
monetary unit in Kenya

Kenyan shilling
the basic unit of money in Kenya; equal to 100 cents

kettle
the quantity a kettle will hold

key
a kilogram of a narcotic drug

kg
one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

khoum
5 khoums equal 1 ouguiya in Mauritania

KiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes

kibibit
a unit of information equal to 1024 bits

kilderkin
an obsolete British unit of capacity equal to 18 Imperial gallons

kilogram-meter
a unit of work equal to the work done by a one kilogram force operating through a distance of one meter

kilometer
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

kiloton
a measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of 1000 tons of TNT

kiloton
one thousand tons

kilovolt-ampere
a unit of electrical power equal to 1000 volt-amperes

kina
the basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea

kip
the basic unit of money in Laos

Kiribati dollar
the basic unit of money in Kiribati

kobo
100 kobos equal 1 naira in Nigeria

kopiyka
100 kopiykas equal 1 hryvnia in Ukraine

koruna
the basic unit of money in Czech Republic

koruna
the basic unit of money in Slovakia

kroon
the basic unit of money in Estonia

kurus
100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey

Kuwaiti dinar
the basic unit of money in Kuwait; equal 1,000 fils

Kuwaiti dirham
worth one tenth of a Kuwaiti dinar; equal 100 fils

Kuwaiti monetary unit
monetary unit in Kuwait

kV
a unit of potential equal to a thousand volts

kW
a unit of power equal to 1000 watts

kwai
the basic unit of money in China

kwanza
the basic unit of money in Angola

kyat
the basic unit of money in Myanmar

Kyrgyzstani monetary unit
monetary unit in Kyrgyzstan

L
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five

L
a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter

langley

Laotian monetary unit
monetary unit in Laos

lapful
the quantity that can be held in the lap

large indefinite amount
an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

large integer
an integer equal to or greater than ten

lari
the basic unit of money in Georgia

last
a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds

last
a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels

lats
the basic unit of money in Latvia

Latvian monetary unit
monetary unit in Latvia

lb
16 ounces avoirdupois

lbf.
a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec

lea
a unit of length of thread or yarn

(sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning

league
an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

Lebanese monetary unit
monetary unit in Lebanon

Lebanese pound
the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters

lebensraum
space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding

lek
the basic unit of money in Albania

lempira
the basic unit of money in Honduras; equal to 100 centavos

leone
the basic unit of money in Sierra Leone; equal to 100 cents

lepton
100 lepta equal 1 drachma in Greece

Lesotho monetary unit
monetary unit in Lesotho

leu
the basic unit of money in Romania

leu
the basic unit of money in Moldova

lev
the basic unit of money in Bulgaria

li
Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers

Liberian dollar
the basic unit of money in Liberia

Libyan dinar
the basic unit of money in Libya

Libyan dirham
100 dirhams equal 1 dinar in Libya

Libyan monetary unit
monetary unit in Libya

light hour
the distance light travels in a vacuum in one hour; approximately one billion kilometers

light minute
the distance light travels in a vacuum in one minute; approximately 18 million kilometers

light second
the distance light travels in a vacuum in one second; approximately 300,000 kilometers

light unit
a measure of the visible electromagnetic radiation

light year
the distance that light travels in a vacuum in 1 year; 5.88 trillion miles or 9.46 trillion kilometers

ligne
a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons

likuta
100 makuta equal 1 zaire in Zaire

lilangeni
the basic unit of money in Swaziland; equal to 100 cents

limit
the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity

limit
the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed

linage
the number of lines in a piece of printed material

linear measure
a unit of measurement of length

a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain

liquid measure
a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers)

litas
the basic unit of money in Lithuania

Lithuanian monetary unit
monetary unit in Lithuania

little
a small amount or duration

Little Joe
the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

Little Phoebe
the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

lm
a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions

an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate

a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time

long measure
a measure of length

loti
the basic unit of money in Lesotho

love
a score of zero in tennis or squash

lower limit
the smallest possible quantity

luminance unit
a measure of luminance

luminous flux unit
a measure of luminous flux per unit area

lumma
100 lumma equal 1 dram in Armenia

lux
a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle

Luxembourg franc
formerly the basic unit of money in Luxembourg

lwei
100 lwei equal 1 kwanza in Angola

LX
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six

LXX
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven

LXXVIII
the cardinal number that is the sum of seventy and eight

LXXX
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight

m
the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)

mA
one thousandth of an ampere

Macao monetary unit
monetary unit in Macao

the basic unit of money in Madagascar

magic number
the atomic number of an extra stable strongly bound atomic nucleus: 2, 8, 20, 28, 50, 82 or 126

magnetic flux
a measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area

magnetisation
the extent or degree to which something is magnetized

magnetomotive force unit
a unit of measurement of magnetomotive force

magneton
a unit of magnetic moment of a molecular or atomic or subatomic particle

Malawi kwacha
the basic unit of money in Malawi

Malawian monetary unit
monetary unit in Malawi

Malaysian monetary unit
monetary unit is Malaysia

Mali franc
the basic unit of money in Mali

Maltese lira
the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents

Maltese monetary unit
monetary unit on Malta

manat
the basic unit of money in Azerbaijan

manat
the basic unit of money in Turkmenistan

marginal utility
(economics) the amount that utility increases with an increase of one unit of an economic good or service

mass number
the sum of the number of neutrons and protons in an atomic nucleus

mass unit
a unit of measurement for mass

match
the score needed to win a match

match point
(tennis) the final point needed to win a match (especially in tennis)

maund
a unit of weight used in Asia; has different values in different countries

Mauritanian monetary unit
monetary unit in Mauritania

Mauritian monetary unit
monetary unit in Mauritius

Mauritian rupee
the basic unit of money in Mauritius; equal to 100 cents

maximum
the largest possible quantity

MB
a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6 (1,000,000) bytes

Mbit
a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits

mcg
one millionth (1/1,000,000) gram

measuring block
a unit of measurement

mediety
one of two (approximately) equal parts

megaton
one million tons

megaton
a measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of one million tons of TNT

megawatt
a unit of power equal to one million watts

megohm
a unit of resistance equal to one million ohms

mesh
the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles

metical
the basic unit of money in Mozambique; equal to 100 centavos

metric capacity unit
a capacity unit defined in metric terms

metric linear unit
a linear unit of distance in metric terms

metric system
a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second

metric weight unit
a decimal unit of weight based on the gram

metric
a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

metric
a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic

Mexican monetary unit
monetary unit in Mexico

Mexican peso
the basic unit of money in Mexico; equal to 100 centavos

MFLOP
(computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system

mg
one thousandth (1/1,000) gram

MiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes

Mibit
a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibits or 2^20 (1,048,576) bits

a unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad

microgauss
a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one millionth of a gauss

micrometer
a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter

micromicron
a metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter

micromillimeter
a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter

a unit of angular distance equal to one thousandth of a milliradian

microvolt
a unit of potential equal to one millionth of a volt

mil
a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)

mil
an angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution

mil
a Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound

mile
a large distance

mile
a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters)

miler
(used only in combinations) the length of something in miles

miles per gallon
the distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel

military pace
the length of a single step in marching (taken to be 30 inches for quick time or 36 inches for double time)

millenary
a sum or aggregate of one thousand (especially one thousand years)

milliard
a billion

millibar
a unit of atmospheric pressure equal to one thousandth of a bar

millicurie
a unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie

millidegree
a unit of temperature equal to one-thousandth of a degree

a unit of capacitance equal to one thousandth of a farad

millihenry
a unit of inductance equal to one thousandth of a henry

millime
1,000 millimes equal 1 dinar in Tunisia

millimeter
a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter

milline
an advertising measure; one agate line appearing in one million copies of a publication

millionth
one part in a million equal parts

a unit of angular distance equal to one thousandth of a radian

millirem
a dosage of ionizing radiation equivalent to one thousandth (1/1000) of a rem

milliwatt
a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt

minim
a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram

minim
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters

minuend
the number from which the subtrahend is subtracted

MIPS
(computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system)

mm Hg
a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli

modicum
a small or moderate or token amount

modulus
the absolute value of a complex number

modulus
an integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers

modulus
(physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance

modulus of rigidity
the coefficient of elasticity for a shearing force

Moldovan monetary unit
monetary unit in Moldova

a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive

monetary unit
a unit of money

mongo
100 mongo equal 1 tugrik in Mongolia

Mongolian monetary unit
monetary unit in Mongolia

morgen
a South African unit of measure equal to about 2 acres

Moroccan dirham
the basic unit of money in Morocco; equal to 100 centimes

Moroccan monetary unit
monetary unit in Morocco

morsel
a small quantity of anything

mouthful
the quantity that can be held in the mouth

Mozambique monetary unit
monetary unit in Mozambique

MT
a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms

much
a great amount or extent

mug
the quantity that can be held in a mug

multiplicand
the number that is multiplied by the multiplier

multiplier
the number by which a multiplicand is multiplied

mutchkin
a Scottish unit of liquid measure equal to 0.9 United States pint

mV
a unit of potential equal to one thousandth of a volt

Mx
a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss

Myanmar monetary unit
monetary unit in the Union of Burma

myg
one ten thousandth of a centner

mym
a metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters

a large indefinite number

N
a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes

N
(of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter

nail
a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard

naira
the basic unit of money in Nigeria

nanogram
one billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram

nanovolt
a unit of potential equal to one billionth of a volt

natural number
the number 1 and any other number obtained by adding 1 to it repeatedly

nautical chain
a nautical unit of length (15 ft)

nautical linear unit
a linear unit of distance used in navigation

neighborhood
the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')

Nepalese monetary unit
monetary unit in Nepal

Nepalese rupee
the basic unit of money in Nepal; equal to 100 paisa

net ton
a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds

New Zealand dollar
the basic unit of money in New Zealand

ngultrum
the basic unit of money in Bhutan

ngwee
100 ngwee equal 1 kwacha in Zambia

nibble
a small byte

Nicaraguan monetary unit
monetary unit in Nicaragua

Niger franc
the basic unit of money in Niger

Nigerian monetary unit
monetary unit in Nigeria

nihil
(Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ)

Nina from Carolina
the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one

ninth
one part in nine equal parts

nip
a small drink of liquor

nit
a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source

no.
the number designating place in an ordered sequence

North Korean monetary unit
monetary unit in North Korea

North Korean won
the basic unit of money in North Korea

Norwegian krone
the basic unit of money in Norway

Norwegian monetary unit
monetary unit in Norway

nose
a small distance

number
a concept of quantity involving zero and units

numerator
the dividend of a fraction

obolus
a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram

ocean
anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume

octal digit
a digit from 0 to 7 in octal notation

octane number
a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline

octillion
the number that is represented as a one followed by 27 zeros

oersted
the magnetic field strength 1 cm from a unit magnetic pole

ohm
a unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere

oka
a Turkish liquid unit equal to 1.3 pints

oka
a Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds

Omani monetary unit
monetary unit in Oman

Omani rial
the basic unit of money in Oman

one C
ten 10s

one million million million
the number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros

one-hundred-millionth
one part in a hundred million equal parts

one-hundred-thousandth
one part in a hundred thousand equal parts

one part in a quadrillion equal parts

one-quintillionth
one part in a quintillion equal parts

one-seventh
one part in seven equal parts

one-sixteenth
one part in sixteen equal parts

one-sixth
one part in six equal parts

one-sixtieth
one part in sixty equal parts

one-sixty-fourth
one part in sixty-four equal parts

one-ten-thousandth
one part in ten thousand equal parts

one-tenth
a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts

one-third
one of three equal parts of a divisible whole

one-thirty-second
one part in thirty-two equal parts

one-thousandth
one part in a thousand equal parts

one-trillionth
one part in a trillion equal parts

ore
a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona

ouguiya
the basic unit of money in Mauritania

ounce
a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams

outage
the amount of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transportation

output
the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)

oxidation number
the degree of oxidation of an atom or ion or molecule; for simple atoms or ions the oxidation number is equal to the ionic charge

oxtant
a unit of angular distance equal to half a quadrant

Pa
a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter

pa'anga
the basic unit of money in Tonga

pace
a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride

pail
the quantity contained in a pail

pain unit
a unit measuring the intensity of pain

paisa
a fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan

Pakistani monetary unit
monetary unit in Pakistan

Pakistani rupee
the basic unit of money in Pakistan; equal to 100 paisa

palm
a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

Panamanian monetary unit
monetary unit in Panama

Papuan monetary unit
monetary unit in Papua New Guinea

par
(golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course

para
100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia

Paraguayan monetary unit
monetary unit in Paraguay

parking
space in which vehicles can be parked

parsec
a unit of astronomical length based on the distance from Earth at which stellar parallax is 1 second of arc; equivalent to 3.262 light years

partition
(computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

pataca
the basic unit of money in Macao

PB
a unit of information equal to 1000 terabytes or 10^15 bytes

Pbit
a unit of information equal to 1000 terabits or 10^15 bits

pdl
a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound; equal to 0.1382 newtons

peck
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

peck
a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches

pengo
formerly the basic unit of money in Hungary until it was replaced by the forint in 1946

penn'orth
the amount that can be bought for a penny

penni
100 pennia formerly equaled 1 markka in Finland

penny
a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound

pennyweight
a unit of apothecary weight equal to 24 grains

perch
a linear measure of 16.5 feet

perch
a square rod of land

Peruvian monetary unit
monetary unit in Peru

pesewa
100 pesewas equal 1 cedi in Ghana

pfennig
100 pfennigs formerly equaled 1 Deutsche Mark in Germany

Philippine monetary unit
monetary unit in the Philippines

Philippine peso
the basic unit of money in the Philippines; equal to 100 centavos

phon
a unit of subjective loudness

phot
a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square centimeter; 10,000 phots equal 1 lux

pi
the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle; approximately equal to 3.14159265358979323846...

piaster
a fractional monetary unit in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan and Syria

PiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibytes or 2^50 bytes

Pibit
a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibits or 2^50 bits

pick
the quantity of a crop that is harvested

a unit of capacitance equal to one trillionth of a farad

picovolt
a unit of potential equal to one trillionth of a volt

picul
a unit of weight used in some parts of Asia; approximately equal to 133 pounds (the load a grown man can carry)

pint
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters

pint
a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart

pipeful
the quantity of tobacco that can be smoked in a pipe at one time

pitcher
the quantity contained in a pitcher

Planck's constant
the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second

plate
the quantity contained in a plate

plurality
(in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)

pocketful
the quantity a pocket will hold

point
the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest

point
a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch

point system
a system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point

poise
a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second

Polish monetary unit
monetary unit in Poland

pollen count
the number of pollen grains (usually ragweed) in a standard volume of air over a twenty-four hour period and a specified time and place

pood
a Russian unit of weight equal to approximately 36 pounds

population
the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.)

Portuguese escudo
formerly the basic monetary unit of Portugal; equal to 100 centavo

Portuguese monetary unit
monetary unit in Portugal

pot
the quantity contained in a pot

potential unit
a measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground)

pound
a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy

pounder
(used only in combination) something weighing a given number of pounds

pounds per square inch
a unit of pressure

power unit
a measure of electric power

precipitation
the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time

pressure unit
a unit measuring force per unit area

prime factor
the prime factors of a quantity are all of the prime quantities that will exactly divide the given quantity

prime number
an integer that has no integral factors but itself and 1

prime
a natural number that has exactly two distinct natural number divisors: 1 and itself

printing unit
a unit of measurement for printing

proof
a measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)

proper fraction
a fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator

pul
100 puls equal 1 afghani in Afghanistan

pula
the basic unit of money in Botswana

pulmonary reserve
the additional volume of air that the lungs can inhale and exhale when breathing to the limit of capacity in times of stress

pure imaginary number
an imaginary number of the form a+bi where a is 0

pya
100 pyas equal 1 kyat in Myanmar

Qatari dirham
100 dirhams equal 1 riyal in Qatar

Qatari monetary unit
monetary unit in Qatar

Qatari riyal
the basic unit of money in Qatar

qepiq
100 qepiq equal 1 manat in Azerbaijan

qindarka
100 qindarka equal 1 lek in Albania

the number that is represented as a one followed by 15 zeros

the number that is represented as a one followed by 24 zeros

quart
a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon

quart
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters

quarter
a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)

quarter
a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)

quarter pound
4 ounces avoirdupois

quarter section
a land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side

quetzal
the basic unit of money in Guatemala; equal to 100 centavos

quintal
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

quintillion
the number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros

quire
a quantity of paper; 24 or 25 sheets

quota
a prescribed number

quotient
the number obtained by division

qurush
20 qurush equal 1 riyal in Saudi Arabia

R
(physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole

R
a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air

a unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material

the unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees)

(mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity

rand
the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents

Rankine
a unit of temperature on the Rankine scale

rational
an integer or a fraction

real
the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

real
any rational or irrational number

ream
a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires

ream
a large quantity of written matter

record
the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had

relative quantity
a quantity relative to some purpose

rem
(roentgen equivalent man) the dosage of ionizing radiation that will cause the same amount of injury to human tissue as 1 roentgen of X-rays

remainder
the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

reserve
(medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions

reservoir
a large or extra supply of something

resistance unit
the reciprocal of conductance

riel
the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen

ringgit
the basic unit of money in Malaysia; equal to 100 sen

Roman mile
an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards

Roman pace
an ancient Roman unit of length (4.85 English feet) measured as the distance from the heel of one foot to the heel of the same foot when next it touches the ground

Romanian monetary unit
monetary unit in Romania

roomful
the quantity a room will hold

root
a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number

rotl
a unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean; varies between one and five pounds

rouble
the basic unit of money in Russia

rubel
the basic unit of money in Belarus

ruble
the basic unit of money in Tajikistan

run
the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)

rupiah
the basic unit of money in Indonesia; equal to 100 sen

Russian monetary unit
monetary unit in Russia

rutherford
a unit strength of a radioactive source equal to one million disintegrations per second

Rwanda franc
the basic unit of money in Rwanda

rydberg
a wave number characteristic of the wave spectrum of each element

S
a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm

sabin
a unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by a square foot of a surface that absorbs all incident sound

sack
the quantity contained in a sack

santims
100 santimi equal 1 lats in Latvia

Sao Thome e Principe monetary unit
monetary unit on Sao Tome e Principe

satang
100 satangs equal 1 baht in Thailand

Saudi Arabian monetary unit
monetary unit in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian riyal
the basic unit of money in Saudi Arabia

scale factor
a number used as a multiplier in scaling

scattering
a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly

schtick
(Yiddish) a little; a piece

schtickl
a really little shtik

scoop
the quantity a scoop will hold

score
a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest

scruple
a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains

sea room
space for maneuver at sea

second power
the product of two equal terms

section
a land unit equal to 1 square mile

sector
the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes

sen
a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel

sene
100 sene equal 1 tala in Western Samoa

Senegalese franc
the basic unit of money in Senegal

seniti
100 seniti equal 1 pa'anga in Tonga

sent
100 senti equal 1 kroon in Estonia

sente
100 lisente equal 1 loti in Lesotho; one sente is worth one-hundredth of a loti

septillion
the number that is represented as a one followed by 24 zeros

set point
(tennis) the final point needed to win a set in tennis

sextant
a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees

sextillion
the number that is represented as a one followed by 21 zeros

Seychelles monetary unit
monetary unit in Seychelles

Seychelles rupee
the basic unit of money in Seychelles; equal to 100 cents

a slight amount or degree of difference

shekel
the basic unit of money in Israel

shelfful
the amount that a shelf will hold

shoe string
a small amount of money

shoeful
the amount that a shoe will hold

shovel
the quantity a shovel can hold

Sierra Leone monetary unit
monetary unit in Sierra Leone

significant digit
any digit of a number that is known with certainty; any digit of a number beginning with the leftmost non-zero digit and ending with the rightmost non-zero digit (or a zero considered to be the exact value)

Singapore dollar
the basic unit of money in Singapore

singleton
a single object (as distinguished from a pair)

skeleton
something reduced to its minimal form

skepful
the quantity a skep can hold

skinful
a quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk

Slovakian monetary unit
monetary unit in Slovakia

slug
a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms

small fortune
a large sum of money

small indefinite amount
an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

snuff
a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

solubility
the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)

som
the basic unit of money in Uzbekistan

som
the basic unit of money in Kyrgyzstan

Somalian monetary unit
monetary unit in Somalia

Somalian shilling
the basic unit of money in Somalia; equal to 100 cents

sone
a unit of perceived loudness equal to the loudness of a 1000-hertz tone at 40 dB above threshold

sound unit
any acoustic unit of measurement

South African monetary unit
monetary unit in South Africa

South Korean monetary unit
monetary unit in South Korea

South Korean won
the basic unit of money in South Korea

span
a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)

Spanish monetary unit
monetary unit in Spain

Spanish peseta
formerly the basic unit of money in Spain; equal to 100 centimos

spark
a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger

sperm count
the number of sperm in an ejaculate

spillage
the amount that has spilled

split
a bottle containing half the usual amount

spoilage
the amount that has spoiled

spoon
as much as a spoon will hold

spray
a quantity of small objects flying through the air

sq ft
a unit of area equal to one foot by one foot square

sq in
a unit of area equal to one inch by one inch square

sq yd
a unit of area equal to one yard by one yard square

square mile
an area of 640 acres

square root
a number that when multiplied by itself equals a given number

sr
the unit of solid angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Sri Lanka rupee
the basic unit of money in Sri Lanka; equal to 100 cents

Sri Lankan monetary unit
monetary unit in Sri Lanka

standard
a board measure = 1980 board feet

standard temperature

step
a short distance

sthene
a unit of force equal to 1000 newtons

stone
an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds

stotinka
100 stotinka equal 1 lev in Bulgaria

STP
standard temperature and pressure

straight angle
an angle of 180 degrees

stroke
(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club

subtrahend
the number to be subtracted from the minuend

sucre
the basic unit of money in Ecuador; equal to 100 centavos

Sudanese monetary unit
monetary unit in the Sudan

Sudanese pound
the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters

supply
an amount of something available for use

Surinamese monetary unit
monetary unit in Suriname

survey mile
a U.S. unit of measure equal to 1609.347 meters; derived from the use of 39.37 inches as the conversion for one meter

swath
the space created by the swing of a scythe or the cut of a mowing machine

Swaziland monetary unit
monetary unit in Swaziland

Swedish krona
the basic unit of money in Sweden

Swedish mile
a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km

Swedish monetary unit
monetary unit in Sweden

little or nothing at all

Swiss franc
the basic unit of money in Switzerland

Syrian monetary unit
monetary unit in Syria

Syrian pound
the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters

system of weights and measures
system of measurement for length and weight and duration

system of weights
a system of units used to express the weight of something

Systeme International d'Unites
a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)

tablespoon
as much as a tablespoon will hold

tael
a unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces

Taiwan dollar
the basic unit of money in Taiwan

Tajikistani monetary unit
monetary unit in Tajikistan

taka
the basic unit of money in Bangladesh; equal to 100 paisa

tala
the basic unit of money in Western Samoa

tambala
100 tambala equal 1 kwacha in Malawi

tanga
100 tanga equal 1 Tajikistani ruble

tank
as much as a tank will hold

tankage
the quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks

Tanzanian monetary unit
monetary unit in Tanzania

Tanzanian shilling
the basic unit of money in Tanzania; equal to 100 cents

TB
a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes

Tbit
a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits

teacup
as much as a teacup will hold

teaspoon
as much as a teaspoon will hold

teens
all the numbers that end in -teen

telephone unit
a unit of measurement for telephone use

temperature unit
a unit of measurement for temperature

tenge
100 tenge equal 1 manat in Turkmenistan

tenge
the basic unit of money in Kazakhstan

teraflop
(computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system

tesla
a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter

tetri
100 tetri equal 1 lari in Georgia

Thai monetary unit
monetary unit in Thailand

thebe
100 thebe equal 1 pula in Botswana

therm
a unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units

thimble
as much as a thimble will hold

three-fourths
three of four equal parts

TiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes

Tibit
a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibits or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bits

time-scale factor
the ratio of the simulation time to the time of the real process

tiyin
100 tiyin equal 1 tenge in Kazakhstan

tiyin
100 tiyin equal 1 som in Uzbekistan

tod
a unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds

toea
100 toea equal 1 kina in Papua New Guinea

Togo franc
the basic unit of money in Togo

Tongan monetary unit
monetary unit in Tonga

top-up
an amount needed to restore something to its former level

tot
a small amount (especially of a drink)

toxicity
the degree to which something is poisonous

quantity that can be carried by a train

transcendental number
an irrational number that is not algebraic

transmission
the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance

the basic unit of money in Trinidad and Tobago

troy unit
any of the unit of the troy system of weights

troy
a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains

tub
the amount that a tub will hold

tughrik
the basic unit of money in Mongolia

Tunisian dinar
the basic unit of money in Tunisia

Tunisian dirham
100 dirhams equal 1 dinar in Tunisia

Tunisian monetary unit
monetary unit in Tunisia

Turkish lira
the basic unit of money in Turkey

Turkish monetary unit
monetary unit in Turkey

Turkmen monetary unit
monetary unit in Turkmenistan

Tuvalu dollar
the basic unit of money in Tuvalu

two-thirds
two of three equal parts of a divisible whole

tyiyn
100 tyiyn equal 1 som in Kyrgyzstan

Ugandan monetary unit
monetary unit in Uganda

Ugandan shilling
the basic unit of money in Uganda; equal to 100 cents

Ukranian monetary unit
monetary unit in Ukraine

ullage
the amount that a container (as a wine bottle or tank) lacks of being full

unformatted capacity
(computer science) the total number of bytes on a disk including the space that will be required to format it

unit of viscosity
a unit of measurement for viscosity

unit
any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

United Arab Emirate dirham
the basic unit of money in the United Arab Emirates; equal to 1,000 fils

United Arab Emirate monetary unit
monetary unit in the United Arab Emirates

United States Customary System
the system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint that dates back to colonial America but differs in some respects from the British Imperial System; today in the United States this system exists side by side with the SI system

United States dollar
the basic unit of money in the United States

United States dry unit
a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System

United States liquid unit
a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System

Uruguayan monetary unit
monetary unit in Uruguay

Uruguayan peso
the basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos

utility
(economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice

Uzbekistani monetary unit
monetary unit in Uzbekistan

V
a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it

var
a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere

vara
a Spanish unit of length (about a yard) having different values in different localities

Venezuelan monetary unit
monetary unit of Venezuela

verst
a Russian unit of length (1.067 km)

Vietnamese monetary unit
monetary unit in Vietnam

VII
the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one

vital capacity
the maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation (usually tested with a spirometer); used to determine the condition of lung tissue

volume
the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object

volume
a relative amount

W
a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm

watt-hour
a unit of energy equal to the power of one watt operating for one hour

wave number
the reciprocal of the wavelength of a wave

Wb
a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells

weight
a unit used to measure weight

weight
(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance

welterweight
a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)

Western Samoan monetary unit
monetary unit in Western Samoa

word
a string of bits stored in computer memory

worth
an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value

X
the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

XC
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine

XI
the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one

XII
the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one

XIII
the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one

XIV
the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one

XIX
the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one

XL
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four

XV
the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one

XVI
the cardinal number that is the sum of fifteen and one

XVII
the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one

XVIII
the cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and one

XX
the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one

XXI
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty and one

XXII
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-one and one

XXIII
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-two and one

XXIV
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-three and one

XXIX
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-eight and one

XXV
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-four and one

XXVI
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-five and one

XXVII
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-six and one

XXVIII
the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-seven and one

XXX
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three

yarder
(used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards

YB
a unit of information equal to 1000 zettabytes or 10^24 bytes

Ybit
a unit of information equal to 1000 zettabits or 10^24 bits

Yemeni fils
100 Yemeni fils are worth one Yemeni rial

Yemeni monetary unit
monetary unit in Yemen

Yemeni rial
the basic unit of money in Yemen; equal to 100 fils

yen
the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen

YiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 zebibytes or 2^80 bytes

Yibit
a unit of information equal to 1024 zebibits or 2^80 bits

Young's modulus
a coefficient of elasticity applicable to the stretching of a wire

Yugoslavian dinar
the basic unit of money in Yugoslavia

Yugoslavian monetary unit
monetary unit in Yugoslavia

zaire
the basic unit of money in Zaire

Zairese monetary unit
monetary unit in Zaire

Zambian kwacha
the basic unit of money in Zambia

Zambian monetary unit
monetary unit in Zambia

ZB
a unit of information equal to 1000 exabytes or 10^21 bytes

Zbit
a unit of information equal to 1000 exabits or 10^21 bits

ZiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 exbibytes or 2^70 bytes

Zibit
a unit of information equal to 1024 exbibits or 2^70 bits

Zimbabwean dollar
the basic unit of money in Zimbabwe

zloty
the basic unit of money in Poland