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power unit equal to the power dissipated when 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt (one ten-thousandth of a milliwatt) abwatt
tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production ad valorem tax , value-added tax , VAT
permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits allowance , leeway , margin , tolerance
difference in the refractive power of the two eyes anisometropia
kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price arbitrage
math progression with difference remaining constant arithmetic progression
difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account balance
difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandise balance of trade , trade balance , trade gap , visible balance
number equal to the difference between the number of baryons and the number of antibaryons in any subatomic structure; it is conserved in all types of particle interactions baryon number
single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations beat
(mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms binomial
atomic clock based on the energy difference between two states of the caesium nucleus in a magnetic field caesium clock
relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event change
difference that is usually pleasant change , variety
difference in brightness contrast
striking difference contrast
statistical difference between one number in set and mean of the set deviation
difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function deviation
difference from norm deviation , divergence , eccentricity
pay rate or price, difference in differential
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