Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

avo
100 avos equal 1 pataca in Macao
 
Liberian dollar
the basic unit of money in Liberia
 
kos
(in India) a unit of length having different values in different localities
 
limit point
the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
 
Rwanda franc
the basic unit of money in Rwanda
 
horsepower-hour
a unit of work equal to the work done by one horsepower in one hour
 
nautical chain
a nautical unit of length (15 ft)
 
spoonful
as much as a spoon will hold
 
absorption unit
a unit for measuring absorption
 
picovolt
a unit of potential equal to one trillionth of a volt
 
fluidram
a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
 
birr
the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents
 
Irish pound
formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
 
abhenry
a unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry
 
shtick
(Yiddish) a little; a piece
 
TB
a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
 
cable's length
a nautical unit of depth
 
sufficiency
an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
 
barrowful
the quantity that a barrow will hold
 
pi
the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle; approximately equal to 3.14159265358979323846...
 
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