base quantity

base quantity

[′bās ′kwän·ə·tē]
(physics)
One of a small number of physical quantities in a system of measurement that are defined, independent of other physical quantities, by means of a physical standard and by procedures for comparing the quantity to be measured with the standard. Also known as fundamental quantity.
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Freeport LNG) today announced that it has entered into a binding 20-year Liquefaction Tolling Agreement (LTA) with Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) for a base quantity of 2.
1, 2] and unchanged in the New SI) Base quantity Name Base unit Name Symbol time second s length meter m mass kilogram kg electric current ampere A thermodynamic temperature kelvin K amount of substance mole mol luminous intensity candela cd
According to New Flyer, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has ordered a base quantity of 15 40-foot, low-floor diesel electric buses with assignable options for an additional 15; South Coast Area Transit in Oxnard, CA has ordered eight 40-foot gasoline electric low-floor buses; and the City and County of Honolulu's Department of Transportation Services has ordered a base quantity of 40 40-foot diesel electric buses with assignable options for an additional 40.
Under the 10-year agreement, BNFL will annually convert a base quantity of 5 million kilograms of uranium (kgU) as UO3 to UF6 for Cameco.
The overhaul contract was awarded to Oshkosh Truck in September 1995 and includes a base quantity of 123 vehicles with a 100 percent option for additional vehicles.
Bar Turned or Size - Inches Lathe Turned Finish (Diameter of Including Standard Grade Rounds) Immersion Ultrasonic Test _____ _______________ _________________________ Rounds TRIPLE MELT - ______ BASE QUANTITY _____________ 6A1-4V 4.
Any Excess Quantity over the Monthly Base Quantity is to be sold at the Index Price plus $0.
The competitively bid PLS contract was awarded to Oshkosh Truck in 1990 and includes a base quantity of 2,626 vehicles with a 100 percent option for additional vehicles.
BAR TURNED OR SIZE - INCHES LATHE TURNED FINISH (DIAMETER OF INCLUDING STANDARD IMMERSION GRADE ROUNDS) ULTRASONIC TEST(a) _____ ______________ ____________________________ ROUNDS RCS ______ ___ BASE QUANTITY _____________
ROUNDS ______ TRIPLE MELT - _____________ BASE QUANTITY _____________
HEARTH MELT - ______________ BASE QUANTITY _____________