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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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a) Total LST hourly continental (solid) and oceanic (dashed) flash counts in absolute units, (b) As in (a), but in relative units (%).
In addition, the corrections that had to be applied for the difference between international and absolute units were becoming appreciable in calorimetry, thermometry, and measurements of fundamental constants [2].
There was no clear trend over cycles of selection for changes in inbreeding depression with any selection method when expressed in either absolute units or as a percentage of the noninbred mean.
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.
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.