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fundamental unit

[¦fən·də¦ment·əl ′yü·nət]
(physics)
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Proposals should focus on organisms as a fundamental unit of biological organization.
In Facebook's registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerburg said: "Personal relationships are the fundamental unit of our society.
To help understand why the natural family is the fundamental unit of society and produces the most desirable outcomes, Carlson and Mero devote an entire chapter to a study of alternative social models.
If the gene is the fundamental unit for heredity, all scientists acknowledge that many events (cosmic ray hits, toxic chemicals, etc.
The most fundamental unit of The John Birch Society is the local chapter, and it is through local chapters in towns, hamlets, and cities across the country that the fight for America must be won.
The Constitution recognises the family as the natural primary and fundamental unit group of society, and as a moral institution possessing inalienable and imprescriptible rights, antecedent and superior to all positive law.
Energy fields are the fundamental unit of unitary human beings.
The family they form is the fundamental unit of society and the sexual relationship is intended by the Creator to provide the extraordinary privilege of helping to create new human life, individuals who have the destiny to live in God's family throughout eternity.
Conceptualizing the field as a fundamental unit (e.
Late in the 19th century, the joke became widely accepted as the fundamental unit of humor, much to the chagrin of advocates of an earlier narrative-centered model of humor, like Mark Twain.
And in words that would make Pat Buchanan drool, it proclaims "the family" as "the natural primary and fundamental unit group of society.
Two food experts battle misconceptions about the fundamental unit of food science and give advice for a healthy diet.

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