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derived unit

[də′rīvd ′yü·nət]
(physics)
A unit that is formed, in a specified system of measurement, by combining base units and other derived units according to the algebraic relations linking the corresponding quantities.
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SI derived units are defined in terms of base units.
As consequence, the International Bureau of Weights and Measures added to Table 3, SI derived units with special names and symbols, of the authoritative book The International System of Units (28) a new line: