Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

quart
a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters
 
Iraqi dinar
the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1,000 fils
 
Colombian peso
the basic unit of money in Colombia; equal to 100 centavos
 
engineer's chain
a unit of length (100 ft)
 
mouthful
the quantity that can be held in the mouth
 
Cypriot pound
the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
 
common multiple
an integer that is a multiple of two or more other integers
 
cask
the quantity a cask will hold
 
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
 
coefficient
a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic
 
twelfth
one part in twelve equal parts
 
denominator
the divisor of a fraction
 
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
 
XIX
the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one
 
haymow
a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
 
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
 
score
a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest
 
D
the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five
 
sq yd
a unit of area equal to one yard by one yard square
 
current unit
a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time
 
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