Unit - Science and Technology

Science and Technology

  • GNU Units, a software program for unit conversion
  • Units of measurement, a standardized quantity of measurement of a physical quantity
  • Enzyme unit
  • Unit operation, a basic step in a chemical plant process
  • Functional unit, a component of a computer system such as the CPU
  • Unit of blood, a measurement in blood transfusion equal to one pint or 450 ml
  • Unit of alcohol, 10 millilitres of pure ethanol in the United Kingdom
  • Rack unit, a measure to describe the height of rack-mounted computer equipment
  • Geological unit or rock unit, a volume of identifiable rock or ice
  • In statistics:
    • Unit of observation, a type of entity (e.g. person, house, neighborhood) specifying the level at which data is collected
    • Unit of analysis, a type of entity (e.g. person, house, neighborhood) specifying the level at which data is analyzed
    • Statistical unit, a single data point, or collection of data points grouped as a single entity, on which statistical analysis is performed

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