Synonyms for unit
Antonyms for unit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNIT
Neither evolution nor involution will ever effect the value of a unit.
At all events, it is as impossible to demonstrate the non-existence of the one unit as the other.
Values are reckoned in “skins”—that is, a “skin” is the unit of value.
I saw myself now as part of the whole, a unit in the sum of a life which interested me.
And, for the size-change, a normal diameter, Unit 1—and then up into thousands.
The party who are opposed to them insist that every unit in ten thousand must be the same as every other unit.
She was a unit and whole, so that whatsoever she did, became her.
The unit of our rural civilization, therefore, became the farm family.
The unit of measure of the rate of flow of electric current.
They were a unit in declaring that the Duke beat any man handling a horse they ever saw.
1560s, "single number regarded as an undivided whole," alteration of unity on the basis of digit. Popularized in John Dee's English translation of Euclid, to express Greek monas (Dee says unity formerly was used in this sense). Meaning "single thing regarded as a member of a group" is attested from 1640s. Extended sense of "a quantity adopted as a standard of measure" is from 1738. Sense of "group of wards in a hospital" is attested from 1893.