Unit of energy originated in CGS system/amount of work done by force of 1 dyne for a distance of 1 cm/equal to 10^-7 Joules

Energy required to cool/heat 1 pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit/equal to energy in 1 four inch wooden match/equal to about 1055 Joules

Measure of power equal to 746 Watts/adopted to compare output of steam engine w/power of draft horses

Unit of distance that is approximately one minute of arc measured along any meridian/used in navigation, aviation, & polar exploration/equal to 1.15 miles or 1.852 km

Sometimes called a perch or pole/unit of length equal to 5.5 yards/useful b/c whole number multiples of it can equal one acre of square measure

Unit of mass/amount of mass that accelerates by 1 ft/s^2 when a force of one pound-force (lbF) is exerted on it

Unit of force equal to gravitational force exerted on a mass of one avoirdupois pound on the surface of Earth

Unit of energy under metric system but superseded by Joule in SI system/first defined by Nicolas ClĂ©ment in 1824 as unit of heat/small one equals 4.2 Joules/large equals 4.2 kJ

Old English unit of distance based on ploughing field/equal to 1/8 of a mile/currently used in horseracing & in Myanmar w/miles on highway signs

Unit of force in CGS system/force required to accelerate a mass of 1 gram at 1 cm/s^2/equal to 10 micronewtons

Also known as wool pound/first used about 1300 AD/initially equal to 6992 grains/redefined as 7000 grains during reign of Elizabeth I

Most commonly used to gauge the mass of precious metals/equal to 31.1 grams/indirectly related to Roman monetary system

Unit of how loud a sound is perceived (sound pressure)/proposed by Stanley Stevens in 1936/linear scale

Unit used to measure the intensity of a sound or the power level of an electrical signal by comparing it with a given level on a logarithmic scale

CGS unit of electric dipole moment defined as 10^(-18) statcoulomb-centimeters (statC cm)/named for 1936 Nobel in Chemistry winner/defined as

CGS unit of electric charge equal to dyne^(1/2) cm/also call franklin (Fr) or electrostatic unit of charge (esu)/equal to 3.33 x 10^(-10) coulombs

Unit of length equal to 10^(-10) meters or 0.1 nanometers/visible lights has wavelengths between 4000-7000/used for molecular distances/named for Swedish physicist

Most common type of units based on CGS system

Metric system variant based on grams, centimeters, and seconds

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