unit of length

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u·nit of length

1. metric system and SI: meter;
2. CGS system: centimeter;
3. variable in the English system: inch for short distances, foot for moderate distances and for elevation, mile for long distances.
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Simply stated it means when a signal is transmitted, the farther away it gets from its source, the more energy it takes to power the next unit of distance.
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The new wheel also offers an improved click-to-click scrolling option that results in familiar tactile feedback for each small unit of distance scrolled.
If, for example, the transmission errors tend to move a point by at most 1 unit of distance, then Alice and Bob should choose their code points so that they ale at least 2 units apart.
2], HC, and NOx and calculate the weight of exhaust gas generated and fuel consumed per unit of distance.