Definition of Capacity unit
1. Noun. A unit of measurement of volume or capacity.
Generic synonyms: Unit, Unit Of Measurement
Specialized synonyms: Cu In, Cubic Inch, Cu Ft, Cubic Foot, Cord, Liquid Measure, Liquid Unit, Dry Measure, Dry Unit, Metric Capacity Unit, Cran, Field Capacity, Homer, Kor, Hin, Fathom, Fthm, Acre-foot, Acre Inch, Board Foot, Standard, Cubic Yard, Yard, Last
Group relationships: Volume
Lexicographical Neighbors of Capacity Unit
Literary usage of Capacity unit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1909)
"The writer suggests two factors for convenience in sizing up these enterprises: One that may be called the " capacity unit Cost," which is the cost per unit ..."
2. Zimmermann on Ocean Shipping by Erich Walter Zimmermann (1921)
"We choose the deadweight ton (2240 pounds, or 40 cubic feet) knot as our "capacity unit." When filled with cargo moved for the purpose of transportation ..."
3. Public Utility Rates: A Discussion of the Principles and Practice Underlying by Harry Barker (1917)
"... these officers and clerks (1) as a per unit charge on all service rendered or product delivered and (2) on peak-load demand as a capacity-unit charge. ..."