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ab·so·lute u·nit

a unit the value of which is constant regardless of place or time and does not derive from nor depend on gravitation.

ab·so·lute u·nit

(ab'sŏ-lūt' yū'nit)
A unit the value of which remains constant regardless of place or time and is not dependent on gravitation.
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2014), we expect that consumers will find both the percentage and the absolute unit formats for reduced sodium claims difficult to interpret and utilize.
When the standard wires, carefully coiled and molded into paraffin, were ready, the introduction of the absolute unit system with the ohm and the farad appeared to be guaranteed by this truly scientific endeavor, just as happened earlier with the meter and the kilogram in the case of the metric system.
Like Greider, the steelmakers tended to think in terms of absolute units of output, rather than profitability.
Hunkar used the term process quality control (PQC) to describe a manufacturing system that requires that no product can be passed along the chain unless all process parameters were maintained between upper and lower quality specification limits (USL/LSL), which are expressed in absolute units of measure.
South Korea represents one of the most mature dental implant markets in the world, constituting the highest volume of implant sales in terms of absolute units and market value.
Research contributions helped define the early international system of measurement units and bring about the transition to absolute units based on fundamental principles and physical and dimensional measurements.
Each variable can be plotted around its nominal value or in absolute units, and the sample rate is operator selectable.
Five of the absolute units are fourth-floor penthouses with a variety of floor plans to choose from.
Prior to the Bowman system, the ability to get continuous, real time perfusion measurements in absolute units (ml/100g-min) did not exist.
perfusion") in continuous, real time, and absolute units was recently granted FDA clearance.
The Bowman Perfusion Monitor was developed to provide clinicians a powerful prognostic tool by quantifying tissue blood flow in continuous real time, and absolute units.
Data from both pre-clinical and clinical applications of the Company's proprietary thermal diffusion technology, which is used to quantify real time blood flow in absolute units in small volumes of tissue (i.