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A non metric unit of sound absorption used in acoustic engineering; one unit is defined as the sound absorption of one square foot of a perfectly absorbing surface. | |

A traditional unit of volume or weight, equal to either 3 bushels (typically), or varying amounts of commodity e.g 364 pounds of wool, 215 pounds of salt etc. | |

A unit of volume for wine, equal to 9 litres. | |

A unit of time used in astronomy for the prediction of eclipses; equal to exactly 223 lunar months. | |

A measure of the brightness of a colour. | |

A measure of the resolution of a map i.e. how much detail the map contains compared to the area covered by the map. | |

An informal unit of volume, usually equal to around 400 millilitres, although this varies in some Australian states. | |

A unit of quantity equal to 20. | |

A unit measuring the concentration of capsaicin in peppers i.e. how 'hot' the pepper is | |

A traditional unit of volume, equal to 8 bushels. | |

A unit of time, equal meteorologically to a period of around 3 months, or used in sports to define the time when games are played. | |

The SI unit of time, or a measure of angle. | |

A unit of time, originally equal to 6 months, but now taken as a division of an academic year. | |

A unit of relative time in music, equal to ^{1}/_{16} of a whole note. | |

A unit of quantity equal to 7. | |

A unit of quantity equal to 6. | |

A unit of information content; if a message has probability p of being received, then its information content is -log_{2}(p*[unit]). | |

A traditional measure for grain; defined as a bundle of stalks having a standard size, typically 30-36 inches in circumference. | |

A unit of time corresponding to the amount of time one has to be at work. | |

A unit of volume for alcohol, generally equal to 1.5 fluid ounces in the US. | |

A unit of time used in astronomy, equal to the period of time in which the earth makes one rotation relative to the stars. | |

The SI unit of electrical conductance. | |

An SI unit for measuring the effective or equivalent dose of radiation recieved by a livng organism. | |

An astrological unit of angle measure, equal to ^{1}/_{12} of a circle, or 30 degrees. | |

A unit used to measure a coil of yarn or cord; no official definition exists in retail. | |

A unit of mass in the English foot-pound-second system;defined as the mass accelerated at 1 foot per second per second by a force of 1 pound. | |

A unit of material used in cooking, a very small amount; until recently it had no actual definition, but recently has become equivalent to ^{1}/_{32} of a teaspoon | |

A humourous unit of distance, invented by a fraternity at MIT, who used a pledge student to measure the length of Harvard Bridge; equal to 67 inches. | |

A ratio used to quantify the quality of a person's eyesight. | |

A traditional unit of length equal to 9 inches; defined as the distance between the ends of a person's thumb and little finger with fingers splayed as far as possible. | |

A unit of angular momentum used in particle physics; defined as Planck's constant h divided by 2pi, or approximately 105.457 27 x 10^{-36} joule second. | |

The SI unit of area, equal to approx. 10.76391 square feet. | |

A unit of area, equal to 640 acres. | |

A traditional unit of volume used in Britain for coal and firewood, equal to 4 cubic yards. | |

A mathematical unit used to describe the 'spread' of a set of data; how far away on average each datum is from the mean. | |

A unit of volume, equal to ^{1}/_{2} a litre; a traditional drinking vessel in Germany. | |

A traditional unit of distance, equal to ^{1}/_{2} a pace. | |

The unit of solid angle in mathematics and physics. | |

A measure of the 'speed' of a green in golf. | |

A CGS unit of kinematic viscosity; a measurement of a fluid's resistance to flow, but independently of its density. | |

A traditional unit of weight, equal to 14 pounds. | |

An informal unit of distance equal to the average distance between floors of a building. | |

A measure of how well lotions protect a user from sunburn. | |