Derived Unit

Science / Chemistry / Derived Unit: Derived units are units constructed from the SI system's base units. For example, the SI unit for density is kg/m3, derived from the base units kg and m.

Other Words for Unit

Unit Noun Synonyms: element, component, entity, part, item, constituent, piece, portion, segment, section, module
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School-To-Work Opportunities Act Of 1994

Business / Human Resources (HR) / School-To-Work Opportunities Act Of 1994: A national effort to develop a school-to-work system to assist students in making the transition from school to the adult workforce. The goal of the Act is to create well-marked paths students can fol MORE

Secondary Immunity

Science / Biology / Secondary Immunity: Resistance to an antigen the second time it appears. Because of the presence of B and T memory cells produced during the first exposure to the antigen, the second response is faster and more massive a MORE

Rural Community Advancement Program (RCAP)

Business / Agriculture / Rural Community Advancement Program (RCAP): A program established by the rural development Title of the FAIR Act of 1996 under which USDA is authorized to provide state rural development block grants, direct and guaranteed loans, and other assi MORE

Ribosomal Subunits

Science / Biology / Ribosomal Subunits: Two units that combine with mRNA to form the ribosomal-mRNA complex at which protein synthesis occurs. MORE

Punitive Damages

Business / Real Estate / Punitive Damages: Damages awarded to one party to punish another party for dishonest conduct. Meant to deter others from committing a similar offense. MORE

Retirement Communities

Business / Real Estate / Retirement Communities: Many of them in temperate climates, are often structured as PUDs. They may provide shopping, recreational opportunities and health care facilities in addition to residential units. MORE

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