||a unit of length based on the average distance of the earth from the sun, equal to about 149.6 million kilometers or ninety-three million miles.
|atomic mass unit
||a unit equal to one twelfth of the mass of an atom of the most abundant kind of carbon, equal to 1.6605 times 1024 gram.
|British thermal unit
||a unit of heat equal to the amount needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit, or equal to about 252 calories. (abbr.: Btu)
|central processing unit
||(in computing) the part of a computer that interprets program commands and executes its instructions.
|stock keeping unit
||a number that is given to a specific product in a store. The number is on a small label on the product. People use stock keeping units to keep track of inventory.
||the main part of a computer, which houses its essential components.
||the smallest structural unit of a crystal.
||a characteristic or trait determined by one gene or a gene pair.
||the pricing of consumer goods on the basis of cost per unit of measure, such ascents per ounce.