Science Quiz / 'C' Units of Measurement

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Can you name the units of measurement that begin with 'c'?

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A unit of nautical distance, equal to 720 feet (US) or 608 feet (UK).
A unit used to express the inside diameter of a gun barrel.
A unit of heat energy, defined as the amount of heat required at a pressure of one atmosphere to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius.
The SI unit of light intensity.
A unit of mass used for precious stones, esp. diamonds.
A unit of temperature (should technically and formally be prefixed with 'degree').
A unit of time, equal to 100 years.
A unit of length, generally used in surveying and for railway lengths.
A unit of relative area used in journalism; it can be used in an informal sense to refer to various stories taking up space in newspapers.
A unit for measuring the volume of stacked firewood.
The SI unit of electric charge.
A unit of relative time in music, equivalent to 1/4 of a whole note.
A historical unit of length, represented by the length of a man's forearm from his elbow to the tip of his outstretched middle finger.
A unit of volume most often used in cooking.
A unit of radioactivity, equal to exactly 3.7x1010 atomic disintegrations per second.

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