Definition of Quantity unit
1. Noun. A measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows).
Generic synonyms: Electromagnetic Unit, Emu
Specialized synonyms: Ampere-second, C, Coulomb, Abcoulomb, Ampere-minute, Ampere-hour
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quantity Unit
Literary usage of Quantity unit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of Civil Engineering: A General Reference Work on Surveying by American Technical Society (1920)
"The selection of the quantity unit is more important than the price unit. ... Ordinarily, the quantity unit which is adopted will be the natural, customary, ..."
2. The Primary Public School Arithmetic: Based on McLellan and Dewey's by James Alexander McLellan, Albert Flintoft Ames (1898)
"... quantity unit quantity unit 1 pk. 4pk. 1 doz. 2 sq. in. 1 gal. 1 yd. 20. If the number 8 expresses the measurement of the quantity 40 in., ..."
3. The Public School Mental Arithmetic by James Alexander McLellan, Albert Flintoft Ames (1899)
"MENTAL ARITHMETIC QUANTITY — UNIT — NUMBER Lesson. Make a mental picture of a line in. long and also of a unit of measure 3 in. long. ..."