customary unit

customary unit
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  • customary unit — noun any unit of measurement that is currently used in the United States Syn: English unit, standard unit …   Wiktionary

  • Unit type — A unit type is a mathematical type that allows only one value (and thus can hold no information).The carrier (underlying set) associated with a unit type can be any singleton set. There is an isomorphism between any two such sets, so it is… …   Wikipedia

  • Unit of length — A unit of length is a way of measuring length or distance.Common units of length in the International System of Units (SI) are: * metre and its multiples, such as centimetre or kilometre Non SI units of length include: * fermi (fm) (= 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Cup (unit) — A simple plastic measuring cup, capable of holding the volume one cup. The cup is a customary unit of measurement for volume, used in cooking to measure liquids (fluid measurement) and bulk foods such as granulated sugar (dry measurement). This… …   Wikipedia

  • Foot (unit) — 1 foot = SI units 0.3048 m 304.8 mm US customary / Imperial units 0.333 yd 12 in A foot (plural: feet; abbreviation or symbol: ft or ′ (the prime symbol) is a unit of length in a number of different systems including …   Wikipedia

  • Pau (unit) — Pau was a customary unit of capacity used In Brunei, Malaysia, Sabah, and Sarawak. 1 Pau= 2 imperial gills (approximately 0.28413 liters or 0.600 U.S. liquid pint).The pau was equal to only 1 imperial gill in the Straits Settlements (reported by… …   Wikipedia

  • United States customary units — A table of weights from the secretaries of states, showing the number of pounds that their laws recognize as a bushel of different commodities. c. 1854 United States customary units are a system of measurements commonly used in the United… …   Wikipedia

  • English unit — is the American name for a unit in one of a number of systems of units of measurement, some obsolete, and some still in use in present day USA, the UK, and elsewhere. The modern United States customary units system as a whole is not, and has… …   Wikipedia

  • Comparison of the imperial and US customary measurement systems — Both the imperial and United States customary systems of measurement derive from earlier English systems used in the Middle Ages, that were the result of a combination of the local Anglo Saxon units inherited from German tribes and roman units… …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish customary units — Castilian system of units Spanish English Length in pie Length in SI Units U.S. Units punto point 1⁄1728 0.1613 mm 0.00635 in línea line 1⁄144 1.935 mm .0762 in …   Wikipedia

  • Shaku (unit) — The shaku (尺) is a traditional unit of measure used throughout Asia with a length approximately equal to a foot. It is variously called shaku in Japanese, chi in Mandarin, and chek in Cantonese, and is written as 呎 in Hong Kong. As with other… …   Wikipedia

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