base units


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the fundamental units of length, mass, time, electric current, thermodynamic temperature, amount of substance, and luminous intensity in the International System of Units (SI); the names and symbols of the units for these quantities are meter (m), kilogram (kg), second (s), ampere (A), kelvin (K), mole (mol), and candela (cd).
See also: International System of Units.

base units

(bās yū'nits)
The fundamentalmeasurements of length, mass, time, electric current, thermodynamic temperature, amount of substance, and luminous intensity in the International System of Units (SI); the names and symbols of the units for these quantities are meter (m), kilogram (kg), second (s), ampere (A), kelvin (K), mole (mol), and candela (cd).
See also: International System of Units
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There are seven base units of the SI -- second, metre, kilogram, ampere, Kelvin, mole and candela.
If the AC linear feeder or AC base unit is being controlled by a DC controller your equipment will not run as it should.
On the ground floor is an entrance hall, lounge with a bay window, a modern fitted kitchen with white gloss-fronted wall and base units, and a bathroom.
There are two good sized bedrooms on this floor and also a small kitchen with skylight to the ceiling, base units, roll top work surfaces and a sink.
6 Once all the clips are in place, push the clips on to the legs of the base units.
To do this, put the two base units in place, then insert shims until the units are flush with your horizontal reference line.
The kitchen is made up of a stainless steel sink unit, a range of base units and work surfaces.
The solution involved the creation of an enclosed infrared welding cell, into which the base units are fed by conveyor and the raising pieces are transferred from an adjacent injection moulding machine by an ABB robot.
The DNeT RD 15 can not only be used in place of standard computer monitors, avoiding conflict with any customer-specific hardware specification restraints that may be in force, but also provides an attractive upgrade path as computer base units grow older or become obsolete.
Q ARE there any higher than average kitchen base units which would stop me getting backache so often?
Apple has already been trying it out in the USA, in one instance siting a number of base units around a huge conference hall to create an online community, leaving users free to wander around without fear of losing the internet connection.
To finish off his fitted kitchen, Gary splashed out and fitted a stylish black and white tile splashback above the base units. One useful tip - if you are also fitting new power points, it's a good idea to work out the height of tiling you want before you call in an electrician.