absolute units meaning

  "absolute units" in a sentence
plural noun
  Those derived directly from fundamental units and not based on arbitrary numerical definitions

Fundamental physical units (see ABSOLUTE SYSTEM OF UNITS) from which all others are derived. See, for example, AMPERE, OHM, VOLT, and WATT.


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  2. the elements might move as the page is resized, according to whether you use absolute units or percentages for the table and cell widths
  3. Absolute gravimeters measure the local gravity in absolute units, gals.
  4. Absolute units such as " picoseconds " are more common in microprocessor applications.
  5. The decibel unit can also be combined with a suffix to create an absolute unit of electric power.

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