- n 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
- n an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
the reduced the number of units and installations
the word is a basic linguistic unit
- n 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
- n a single undivided whole
an idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another
- n a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else
units of nucleic acids
- n an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
the team is a unit
- Personal navigation units could easily incorporate the same features, but device makers say there's little demand.
- The units are a prime weapon in controlling riots, because they infiltrate crowds and pounce on the ringleaders.
- Only two units were "sold," prosecutors say, and a bank wire transfer of $690,000 to an account held by Rivera led to the arrests.
News & Articles
- American Legion Auxiliary Unit 10 host a "Stand Down"
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 10 treasurer and membership chairman Lana Eckman organizes clothing on Friday at the facility during a "Stand Down" event. Members came together to provide food, clothing, and resource information for homeless women veterans during this first-time event.
June 22, 2013 - Las Cruces Sun-News
- Coast Guard unit has new leader
An area Coast Guard unit that does multi-service training has a new leader. A change-of-command ceremony was held Thursday for the Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center located aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C.
June 22, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
- DTEK Unit Wins $182 Million Landesbank Loan for Ukraine Wind
Wind Power LLC, a unit of Ukraine energy company DTEK Holdings BV, won a 138 million-euro ($182 million) loan from Landesbank Berlin AG for a wind farm in the nation’s south.
June 21, 2013 - Bloomberg
- Robert Gates in The Associated Press
If you're a captain in a unit that has an embedded reporter, as long as you're within the guidelines and the rules, we expect you to be open with that embedded reporter,Gates said. "On the other hand, if you're a captain in this building,...
- LaDainian Tomlinson in Bloomberg
My initial thought was to bring every guy on the offensive unit over to share that moment,Tomlinson said at a post-game news conference. "When we're old and can't play this game anymore, that's a moment we are going to remember, that we'll...