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fundamental unit

[¦fən·də¦ment·əl ′yü·nət]
(physics)
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The process of CRI quantitative standardization is shown in Figure 2 and has the purpose of realizing quantification for the assignment of uniform fundamental units of CRI feature values.
The fundamental unit of Christianity is the family.
You have to have standards for mass, distance, charge, and time (plus a few others) so all standards refer back to those fundamental unit standards.
If relationship is a fundamental unit of society, it is unlikely that we could dramatically lower our individual and group nutrition--our interaction with others--without suffering.
For more than 70 years this bar served as the worldwide standard for this fundamental unit of measure in the SI system (International System of Units).
It's the idea that the individual is sovereign, an end in himself, and the fundamental unit of moral concern.
First, she argues that GIS employs the structure of the polygon as the fundamental unit of measurement.
The fundamental unit is one byte, which is a sequence of eight computer digital memory bits (enough to represent one character -- an "m," for example).
One cubic mile is the world's current consumption of oil each year, and three employees of California-based research institute SRI use it as the fundamental unit of measure against which to compare other sources of energy.
According to an official source at BCP, Bank Millennium SA (WAR:MIL) is considered a fundamental unit for BCP and is not for sale.
By sticking firmly to an open source solution with a public data model, and by making the data itself the fundamental unit of sharing, we are both at the mercy of and empowered by the adoption of linked data in general.

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