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unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile | 440 yards , quarter mile |

unit of length equal to half of 1 mile | 880 yards , half mile |

basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites | A , amp , ampere |

metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation | A , angstrom , angstrom unit |

unit of current equal to 10 amperes | abamp , abampere |

unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs | abcoulomb |

capacitance unit equal to one billion farads | abfarad |

unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry | abhenry |

unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm | abohm |

measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber | absorptance , absorption coefficient , coefficient of absorption |

unit for measuring absorption | absorption unit |

electromagnetic force unit | abvolt |

unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt | abvolt |

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 |

unit for measuring acceleration | acceleration unit |

unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries | acre |

unit of land or area | acre |

unit with administrative responsibilities | administrative body , administrative unit |

British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet) | Admiralty mile , geographical mile , mi , mile , nautical mile , naut mi |

monetary unit in the Islamic State of Afghanistan | Afghan monetary unit |

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