Definitions of unit

  1. an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; " the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; " after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
  2. an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; " how big is that part compared to the whole?"; " the team is a unit"
  3. a single undivided whole; " an idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another"
  4. any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; " the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; " a unit of wheat is a bushel"; " change per unit volume"
  5. A single thing or person.
  6. The least whole number; one.
  7. A gold coin of the reign of James I., of the value of twenty shillings.
  8. Any determinate amount or quantity ( as of length, time, heat, value) adopted as a standard of measurement for other amounts or quantities of the same kind.
  9. A single thing, as a magnitude or number, regarded as an undivided whole.
  10. One person or thing of a number which make up a group; a single group in an association made up of groups; in mathematics, the least whole number; a fixed quantity, distance, etc., taken as a standard of measurement.
  11. One: a single thing or person: the least whole number: anything taken as one: any known determinate quantity by constant application of which any other quantity is measured.
  12. One; a single person or thing.
  13. A single person or thing; an individual.
  14. A least whole number; one; unity.
  15. One; a single thing or person; the least whole number; any known determinate quantity, by the constant repetition of which any other quantity of the same kind is measured.
  16. A single person or thing; the least whole number; in math., a certain dimension or magnitude assumed as a standard of measure.