Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

weighting
(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
 
pain unit
a unit measuring the intensity of pain
 
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
 
milliwatt
a unit of power equal to one thousandth of a watt
 
decimal
a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10
 
pula
the basic unit of money in Botswana
 
pound
16 ounces avoirdupois
 
Macao monetary unit
monetary unit in Macao
 
composite number
an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one
 
Guatemalan monetary unit
monetary unit in Guatemala
 
Nicaraguan monetary unit
monetary unit in Nicaragua
 
octane rating
a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
 
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
 
pounder
(used only in combination) something weighing a given number of pounds
 
kilometre
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
 
cytotoxicity
the degree to which something is toxic to living cells
 
flood
an overwhelming number or amount
 
square metre
a centare is 1/100th of an are
 
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
 
minuend
the number from which the subtrahend is subtracted
 
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