comparing unit

comparing unit

[kəm′per·iŋ ‚yü·nət]
(electronics)
An electromechanical device which compares two groups of timed pulses and signals to establish either identity or nonidentity.
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id=138) to measure the frequency of planning meals, shopping with a list, comparing unit prices, reading food labels, thinking about healthy food choices, eating a variety of foods and, as a measure of food insecurity, running out of food before the end of the month.
Figure 2 from PerkinElmer shows how ELN can be used to summarize results from multiple experiments, comparing unit operation results.
Nine aspects of information search for groceries were identified using prior research, in-depth interviews and pre-test studies: comparing unit prices, checking price tags, comparing brands on different ingredients/attributes, looking for in-store promotions, searching for coupons, looking for advertised specials in newspapers/flyers, shopping at multiple supermarkets, discussing grocery shopping with friends, and looking for newspaper/magazine evaluations of grocery products.
But now we are at least comparing unit costs for specific products.
This strategy was followed by other budget-stretching actions, including comparing unit prices of package sizes (71%) and shopping at discount grocery stores (66%).
Using a linear model relies upon comparing units of length, using an area model relies upon comparing units of area and using a discrete model of fractions relies upon comparing abstract units composed of other units (abstract composite units).
LSA provides an automatic method for comparing units of textual information to each other in order to determine their semantic relatedness.
For a given number of square feet, more bedrooms do not increase value, indicating that appraisers should make little if any adjustment when comparing units with a different number of bedrooms.