Definitions of unit

  1. an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a single undivided whole; "an idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A single thing or person. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The least whole number; one. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A gold coin of the reign of James I., of the value of twenty shillings. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Any determinate amount or quantity (as of length, time, heat, value) adopted as a standard of measurement for other amounts or quantities of the same kind. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A single thing, as a magnitude or number, regarded as an undivided whole. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. One person or thing of a number which make up a group; a single group in an association made up of groups; in mathematics, the least whole number; a fixed quantity, distance, etc., taken as a standard of measurement. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. One: a single thing or person: the least whole number: anything taken as one: any known determinate quantity by constant application of which any other quantity is measured. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. One; a single person or thing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. A single person or thing; an individual. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A least whole number; one; unity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. One; a single thing or person; the least whole number; any known determinate quantity, by the constant repetition of which any other quantity of the same kind is measured. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. A single person or thing; the least whole number; in math., a certain dimension or magnitude assumed as a standard of measure. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for unit

  1. It presents them as in a very deep and true sense a unit in world affairs, spiritual partners, standing together because thinking together, quick with common sympathies and common ideals. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. Can he conceive how the number five can be a unit – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown