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fundamental unit

noun, Physics.
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Examples for fundamental unit
  • Personal relationships are the fundamental unit of our society.
  • Personal relationships are the fundamental unit of our society.
  • The former is the fundamental unit of electrochemical storage and discharge.
  • Proposals should focus on organisms as a fundamental unit of biological organization.
  • Watersheds are often considered to be the logical and fundamental unit for studying and managing water resources.
  • Believe in the family as a fundamental unit of society.
  • Students will understand that all organisms are composed of cells, the fundamental unit of life.
  • The fundamental unit for the inventory of each major source sector and contaminant is an annual tons per year emissions level.
British Dictionary definitions for fundamental unit

fundamental unit

noun
1.
one of a set of unrelated units that form the basis of a system of units. For example, the metre, kilogram, and second are fundamental units of the SI system
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