|1.||a unit of measurement forming part of the electromagnetic cgs system, such as an abampere or abcoulomb|
|2.||a unit of measurement forming part of a system of units that includes a unit of force defined so that it is independent of the acceleration of free fall|
|Main Entry:||absolute unit|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||a unit of measurement defined in terms of the basic units of a particular measurement system|
absolute unit n.
A unit whose value is constant regardless of place or time.