derived unit

(in physics, chemistry, etc.) a unit derived from fundamental units of length, mass, and time. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To derived unit
World English Dictionary
derived unit
a unit of measurement obtained by multiplication or division of the base units of a system without the introduction of numerical factors

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
But a whole blood-derived unit of plasma has approximately ten to the seventh.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature