Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Planck's constant
the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second
 
Tajikistani monetary unit
monetary unit in Tajikistan
 
nibble
a small byte
 
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
 
modulus
an integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers
 
erg
a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter
 
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
 
Burundi franc
the basic unit of money in Burundi
 
metric grain
a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
 
land mile
a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
 
sente
100 lisente equal 1 loti in Lesotho; one sente is worth one-hundredth of a loti
 
Gi
a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
 
column inch
a unit of measurement for advertising space
 
elastic modulus
(physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body
 
cosmological constant
an arbitrary constant in the equations of general relativity theory
 
Gunter's chain
a unit of length (22 yards)
 
sen
a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
 
duck's egg
(cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
 
Swaziland monetary unit
monetary unit in Swaziland
 
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
 
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