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'units'

Overview of noun unit
1. unit of measurement, unit -- (any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume")

2. unit -- (an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole; "the reduced the number of units and installations"; "the word is a basic linguistic unit")

3. unit, social unit -- (an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit")

4. unit -- (a single undivided whole; "an idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another")

5. unit, building block -- (a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else; "units of nucleic acids")

6. whole, unit -- (an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit")



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