unit of mass

u·nit of mass

1. metric system: gram;
2. SI: kilogram;
3. English system: pound.
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This ecological principle states that larger animals radiate less heat per unit of mass than smaller animals.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is responsible for the dissemination of the unit of mass, the kilogram, in the United States of America.
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his metal block, known as the International Prototype Kilogram, has been used since it was first registered with the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) in 1889 as the definitive unit of mass against which all other kilograms are measured.
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