constitutional unit

constitutional unit

[‚kän·stə′tü·shən·əl ′yü·nət]
(chemistry)
An atom or group of atoms that is part of a chain in a polymer or oligomer.
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Bob Morris of the Constitutional Unit at University College London confirmed the talks.
It assumes that each constitutional unit of the UK - nations or regions - manages its own affairs and determines those matters (especially defence and foreign policy, but also macroeconomics, taxation, borrowing and security, including energy security and social security) which are best arranged by a central government accountable to a Federal Parliament - unless any of these areas were sought by the devolved legislatures, by mutual agreement.
THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE CENTRE (LAC) BOASTS FOUR FORMIDABLE UNITS: THE AIDS LAW UNIT, THE HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTIONAL UNIT, THE LAND ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT AND GENDER RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY PROJECT .
According to Corinna van Wyk, project coordinator of the Legal Assistance Centre's human rights and constitutional unit, it is clear that many debtors are being overreached by some of the banking institutions and their lawyers.
Patented is an absorbent article comprising an absorbent core, the absorbent core comprising a primary water-absorbing agent wherein the primary water-absorbing agent apprises (i) water-absorbing resin particles obtained by polymerizing an acid group-containing unsaturated monomer; (ii) a compound that includes a constitutional unit derived from polyalkyleneglycol, that is different from the unsaturated monomer; and (iii) a polyvalent metal salt.
I read in the Echo that Mr A Trench, of the constitutional unit, University College London, is calling for 20 more AMs in the National Assembly.
But the regional executive, which oversees the entire north west, sent details of the events to Labour's National Constitutional Unit in London.
Meanwhile, Scots Secretary Michael Forsyth seized on a report by the independent Constitutional Unit.
Lord Wigley said: "[It] is only since 1922 that the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - the present constitutional unit which is known as the United Kingdom - has been in existence.
Alan Trench of University College London's constitutional unit believes another 20 members will be necessary if the Cardiff Bay Assembly is to make the most of additional powers which come into operation later this year.
Bob Morris of the Constitutional Unit at University College London, the talks about Queen Elizabeth II's death has "broken surface rather more.
The Welsh Executive Committee then took advice about how to proceed from the party's national constitutional unit.