Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

dram
the basic unit of money in Armenia
 
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
 
multiplier factor
the number by which a multiplicand is multiplied
 
Cambodian monetary unit
monetary unit in Cambodia
 
Benin franc
the basic unit of money in Benin
 
swath
the space created by the swing of a scythe or the cut of a mowing machine
 
magic number
the atomic number of an extra stable strongly bound atomic nucleus: 2, 8, 20, 28, 50, 82 or 126
 
S
a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
 
MiB
a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes
 
nautical chain
a nautical unit of length (15 ft)
 
driblet
a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
 
khoum
5 khoums equal 1 ouguiya in Mauritania
 
Moroccan monetary unit
monetary unit in Morocco
 
boatload
the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car
 
skinful
a quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk
 
cask
the quantity a cask will hold
 
pipeful
the quantity of tobacco that can be smoked in a pipe at one time
 
Madagascar franc
the basic unit of money in Madagascar
 
busload
the quantity of cargo or the number of passengers that a bus can carry
 
bazillion
a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)
 
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