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base unit

[′bās ‚yü·nət]
(physics)
One of a small number of units in a system of measurement that are defined, independent of other units, by means of a physical standard; equivalently, a unit of a base quantity. Also known as fundamental unit.
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Thus, the working principles of DryCal technology use the SI base units of time and length to calculate gas flow, making it one of the only primary technologies on the market.
The system includes a base unit, automatic fall sensor, pendant, door contact, motion detector, and waterproof wall unit.
And sure enough, that string of base units defines the cgs unit of energy: the erg.
Staffordshire-based Stone agreed to donate 20 high quality refurbished base units and the council then chipped in with monitors, mice and keyboards that were no longer needed.
6 Once all the clips are in place, push the clips on to the legs of the base units.
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The new devices, which are backward-compatible to Mitsubishi Electric's FX2N series, are available now, including relay and transistor base units, software and most peripherals.
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