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unit

1. a mechanical part or integrated assembly of parts that performs a subsidiary function
2. a complete system, apparatus, or establishment that performs a specific function
3. the amount of a drug, vaccine, etc., needed to produce a particular effect
4. a standard measure used in calculating alcohol intake and its effect
5. Maths
a. the first position in a place-value counting system, representing a single-digit number
b. having a value defined as one for the system
6. Maths logic a set having a single member
7. NZ a self-propelled railcar
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Unit

 

in technology, a consolidated unified (normalized) assembly of a machine or complex of machines that possesses complete interchangeability and independently accomplishes isolated functions. A unit is characterized by electric motors, reducers, pumps and so forth. Sometimes the term “unit” refers to a combination of two or more machines.


Unit

 

In the theory of algebraic numbers and in the theory of algebraic functions, a divisor of unity is called a unit, that is, a is a unit if there exists an element b such that ab = 1.

unit

[′yü·nət]
(engineering)
An assembly or device capable of independent operation, such as a radio receiver, cathode-ray oscilloscope, or computer subassembly that performs some inclusive operation or function.
(mathematics)
An element of a ring with identity that has both a left inverse and a right inverse.
(ordnance)
Any military element whose structure is prescribed by competent authority, such as a table of organization and equipment; specifically, part of an organization.
A standard of basic quantity into which an item of supply is divided, issued, or used.
(physics)
A quantity adopted as a standard of measurement.
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The solution to this apparent disparity came from asking the right question: What is the correct UOS in this setting?
The said accused also dishonestly and fraudulently misappropriated Rs 50,140,233 in terms of administrative matters and were bound to pay to the UoS, thereby causing a loss of Rs 109,440,389, collectively.
The health department has forwarded the proposal to the Higher Education Department (HED) for further action and the HED has reportedly sought a report on the proposal from the management of UoG and UoS as well as from the district administrations.
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According to the letter of intent signed by the two for cooperation, the FAO and UOS will initiate certain capacity development activities including training programmes for small-to-medium scale farmers, agribusiness and entrepreneurs and development of a technology delivery mechanism and standard operating procedure between UOS and the private sector.
An official of the UoS Affiliation Committee, on the condition of anonymity, said that the committee was used as a rubber stamp its recommendations were changed and Kamran directly dealt with the owners of the sub-campuses and affiliated colleges.
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ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the bail plea filed by Dr Ikram Chaudhry former Vice Chancellor (VC) University of Sargodha (UoS) and directed the trial court for early completion of trial.
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