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base unit

[′bās ‚yü·nət]
(physics)
One of a small number of units in a system of measurement that are defined, independent of other units, by means of a physical standard; equivalently, a unit of a base quantity. Also known as fundamental unit.
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The system comprises a base unit DLMX and seven different cartridges (DLMs), each covering a unique engineering discipline.
Staffordshire-based Stone agreed to donate 20 high quality refurbished base units and the council then chipped in with monitors, mice and keyboards that were no longer needed.
6 Once all the clips are in place, push the clips on to the legs of the base units.
Trading standards officers sent the base units to the Timber Research and Development Association, which concluded that the units were not oak, but inferior ash and poplar.
Metropolitan kitchen, pounds 27 for a base unit, Focus (0800 436436)
100 kHz pulse train output capability on each of the three base-unit transistor outputs for three-axis pulse-type motion control from a transistor base unit - without extra modules
Power washer users without DPT lose noticeable amounts of pressure when operating a cleaning nozzle far from a base unit.
There is also a utility room/lean-to with wall and base units and a door to a paved patio.
The grant will be used to buy 15 Watchful Shepherd base units and "panic buttons," which the children wear as pendants.
This will allow consumers to expand each phone system to include up to four base units.
In the kitchen there is a range of wall and base units.
In addition the former group, GI, will pay all outstanding payroll and expenses due the former employees as well as any royalties due American Multi Systems on the past installation of fixed base units.