In the U.K., for example, there is a unit doing that work at 10 Downing Street.
Navy researchers have extensively studied how to build “unit cohesion.”
One of my close friends was the company executive officer for the unit at Zerok.
In a 2006 Zogby survey, 23 percent of soldiers said they knew someone gay in their unit.
Before finishing the job, they were detained for 24 hours by an Iraqi Army unit.
The 48th Division, every unit of which had been engaged at least thrice, was to enjoy a well-earned rest.
I saw myself now as part of the whole, a unit in the sum of a life which interested me.
It is false that it is even, it is false that it is odd; for the addition of a unit can make no change in its nature.
The party who are opposed to them insist that every unit in ten thousand must be the same as every other unit.
The unit of 240 Roman feet (p. 79) does not appear at Caerwent.
1560s, "single number regarded as an undivided whole," alteration of unity on the basis of digit. Popularized in John Dee's English translation of Euclid, to express Greek monas (Dee says unity formerly was used in this sense). Meaning "single thing regarded as a member of a group" is attested from 1640s. Extended sense of "a quantity adopted as a standard of measure" is from 1738. Sense of "group of wards in a hospital" is attested from 1893.
unit u·nit (yōō'nĭt)
An entity regarded as an elementary structural or functional constituent of a whole.
A precisely specified quantity in terms of which the magnitudes of other quantities of the same kind can be stated.
The quantity of a serum, drug, or other agent necessary to produce a specific effect.
Parent: The parental units are away for the weekend (Teenagers)
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[1963+; origin uncertain]