Unit


Unit

Unit may refer to:

In "'mathematics:
* Unit vector, a vector with length equal to 1
* Unit circle, the circle with radius equal to 1, centered at the origin
* Unit interval, the interval of all real numbers between 0 and 1
* Imaginary unit, "i", whose square is -1
* Root of unity, a complex number, a power of which is 1
* Unit (ring theory), an element that is invertible with respect to ring multiplication
* Unit type, a type that allows only one value
* In category theory, a natural transformation (called the unit) from the identity functor to the composition of two adjoint functors

In "'science and technology:
* Unit of measurement, a fundamental quantity of measurement
* In biochemistry, a unit is the measure of enzyme activity
* Unit of electricity, one kilowatt hour of mains electricity
* Units conversion by factor-label, a widely used approach for performing Conversion of units
* Unit (chemical engineering), a unit is a vessel or pipe in a chemical plant (see unit operation)
* Units (Unix), a command-line computer program that does unit conversion
* Functional unit, a component of a computer system such as the CPU
* In blood transfusion, one unit of blood is equal to one pint
* Unit of alcohol, 10 millilitres of pure ethanol in the United Kingdom
* In a 19-inch rack a "rack unit" is a standard height of convert|1.75|in|mm

In "'entertainment:
* UNIT - the Unified Intelligence Taskforce in Doctor Who
* Unit (album), an indie pop album by the Australian band "Regurgitator"
* G-Unit, a hip-hop music group
* The Units, a synthpunk band from San Francisco from 1978 to 1984
* "The Unit", an American television series
* Second unit, a team that shoots footage which is of lesser importance for the final motion picture
* Unit of action, a discrete piece of action (or beat) in a theatrical presentation

In "'other uses:
* Unit (housing), in Australia/New Zealand - a self-contained suite of rooms within a set of similar dwellings
* A unit, or apartment, can refer to a self-contained section of a building to be rented or otherwise occupied by a party
* Multiple unit, a passenger train whose carriages have their own motors
* Military units, including:
** Unit 101, an Israeli special operations unit
** Unit 731, a covert medical experiment unit of the Imperial Japanese Army
** Unit 1391, an Israeli torture facility
* Strategic business unit
* In real time strategy games, a unit describes an individual (or squad, depending on the game) infantry or vehicle.


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  • unit — unit …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Unit — U nit, n. [Abbrev. from unity.] 1. A single thing or person. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arith.) The least whole number; one. [1913 Webster] Units are the integral parts of any large number. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 3. A gold coin of the reign of James I …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unit 88 — распавшаяся неонацистская группировка, основанная в Веллингтоне Коллином Уилсоном и также действовала в Окленде, Новая Зеландия. Была наиболее активна в течение 1997 1998 годов. Лидером скинхедов был Джей Бар. Группировка Unit 88 действовала …   Википедия

  • Unit — 〈[ ju:nıt] f. 10〉 1. 〈Päd.〉 Lerneinheit, Lernschritt (in Unterrichtsprogrammen) 2. (bei techn. Geräten) fertige Einheit 3. 〈allg.〉 Arbeitsgruppe, Team [engl., „Einheit“] * * * Unit [ ju:nɪt], die; , s [engl. unit, rückgeb. aus: unity < mengl.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Unit 88 — is a minor neo Nazi organisation based in Auckland, New Zealand. The movement was investigated by the Race Relations Office for distributing pro Nazi literature in 1997 [http://www.hartford hwp.com/archives/24/053.html] . The investigation was… …   Wikipedia

  • Unit 4 + 2 — war eine britische Rockband, die Mitte der 60er Jahre insbesondere durch den Hit „Concrete and Clay“ in England und den USA recht bekannt war und heute Kultstatus genießt. Gegründet wurde die Band 1963 in Hertfordshire von Peter Moules, David… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • unit — UNÍT, Ă, uniţi, te, adj. 1. Care formează împreună un tot. 2. Care se află în raporturi strânse cu cineva, care este de acord, gândeşte, acţionează, simte la fel cu cineva; solidar cu cineva. 3. Care aparţinea unei confesiuni creştine catolice de …   Dicționar Român

  • unit — [yo͞o′nit] n. [back form. (prob. modeled on DIGIT) < UNITY] 1. a) the smallest whole number; one b) a magnitude or number regarded as an undivided whole c) the number in the position just to the left of the decimal point 2 …   English World dictionary

  • Unit++ — is a unit testing framework module for C++. The author started it as an alternative to CPPunit, which he felt was insufficiently integrated into the C++ language.External links* [http://unitpp.sourceforge.net/ Project s site] …   Wikipedia

  • Unit — [ ju:nit] die; , s <aus gleichbed. engl. unit, rückgebildet aus unity »Einheit«, dies über das Altfranz. aus lat. unitas, vgl. ↑Unität>: 1. [Lern]einheit in Unterrichtsprogrammen. 2. fertige Einheit eines technischen Gerätes. 3. Gruppe,… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch


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