Any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange:
— The dollar is the United States unit of currency.
— A unit of wheat is a bushel.
— Change per unit volume.
synonym: unit of measurement.
Dutch: eenheid, maat
Polish: miano, miara, jednostka miary, jednostka
An individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole.
An organization regarded as part of a larger social group:
— The coach said the offensive unit did a good job.
— After the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit.
synonym: social unit.
Dutch: eenheid, unit, zelfstandigheid
A single undivided whole.
A single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else:
— Units of nucleic acids.
synonym: building block.
An assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity:
— The team is a unit.
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