by the unit meaning

[American slang]
Fig. each; per. (Used to designate the unit of measure, but not the rate of a measure.)
  Lettuce is sold by the head.
  Gas is sold by the gallon.

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  1. function which is defined by the unit for the
  2. amount arrives after account, turn by the unit pay insurant
  3. the data from each row is used by the unit test as input data
  4. this exception is handled by the unit test engine to indicate an assert failure
  5. at the same time, visual and audible acknowledgement signals will be displayed and emitted by the unit

Related Words

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  2. by the skin of your teeth meaning
  3. by the squire meaning
  4. by the strong hand meaning
  5. by the sweat of one's brow meaning
  6. by the way meaning
  7. by the week meaning
  8. by the yard meaning
  9. by the year meaning
  10. by themselves meaning
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