# Units of measure for MAT

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1. ampere
a measure of electrical current
A unit of relative quantity equal to the number of atoms or atoms or molecules per mole of a substance. The currently accepted value is 6.0221415 X 10 to the 23rd power, per mole
3. avoirdupois
fancy name for the weight scale based on a pound containing 16 ounces
4. baker's dozen
13 units (one more than an ordinary dozen)
5. barrel
a measure of liquid volume equal in the United States to 31.5 gallons; it's also half a hogshead and one-quarter of a butt
6. Beaufort
a scale that measures wind speed; also used for measuring hurricanes
7. bit
The smallest unit of information used in computer engineering, equal to one-eighth of a byte.
8. bolt
A large roll of cloth.
9. bucket
2 pecks or 16 quarts (dry measure)
10. bushel
2 buckets or 4 pecks (dry measure)
11. butt
2 hogsheads or 4 barrels - i.e., 126 gallons (liquid measure)
12. byte
A unite of information used in computer engineering, equal to 8 bits
13. caliber
A measure of the diameter of a bullet or shell
14. A jeweler's measure of weight (for diamonds) or purity ( for gold.)
carat
15. A temperature scale, also called centigrade, that places the freezing point of water at 0° and the boiling point at 100°.
Celsius
16. A measure of electric charge
coulomb
17. A quantity of logs measuring 128 cubic feet
cord
18. An ancient unit of length equal to about 18 inches
cubit
curie
20. A customary logarithmic measure most commonly used for measuring sound.
decibel
21. One sixteenth of an ounce
dram
22. a unit of type measurement
elite
23. A temperature scale that places the freezing point of water at 32° and the boiling point at 212°
Fahrenheit
24. A measure of water depth equal to 6 feet.
fathom
25. A traditional unit of liquid measurement equal to a gallon
flagon
26. Unit of distance equal to 220 yards or one-eighth of mile.
furlong
27. 4 ounces (liquid measure)
gill
28. One seven-thousandth of a pound
grain
29. A unit of land measurement equal to 2.47 acres
hectare
30. Measure of frequency
hertz
31. 2 barrels or one-half of a butt i.e. 63 gallons (liquid measure)
32. A quantity of energy
joule
33. A temperature scale that sets absolute zero (the freezing point of all matter)at 0°; its degrees are equivalent to degrees Celsius + 273.
Kelvin
34. A measure of speed on the sea
knot
35. A unit of distance, used nautical, equaling 3 miles or 4.8 kilometers
league
36. A measure of electrical resistance
ohm
37. 8 quarts or one-quarter of a bushel (dry measure)
peck
38. A scale that measures whether a substance is an acid or a base. It goes from 0 to 14:0 is an acid, 14 is a base, and 7 is neutral.
pH
39. A unit of type measurement
pica
40. A unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
quintal
41. A logarithmic scale that measure tremors, earthquakes, and the like
Richter
42. 16.5 feet or 5.5 yards
rod
43. A scale that measures the intensity (called a category) of an earthquake.
Saffir-Simpson
44. A traditional unit of quantity equal to 20
score
45. A unit of weight equal to 14 pounds or 6.4 kilograms
stone
46. A weight scale in which, unlike them ore common avoirdupois scale, a pound contains only 12 ounces
troy
47. A unit of electrical output
volt
48. A measurement of power
watt
 Author: crunchybunnies27 ID: 330037 Card Set: Units of measure for MAT Updated: 2017-04-02 01:45:51 Tags: brmat mat measure Folders: Description: units of measure for MAT Show Answers: