Noun Definition


1.Definition: a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else

"Units of nucleic acids"

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a single undivided whole

"An idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another"

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):whole

Category: General

4.Definition: an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole

"The reduced the number of units and installations", "The word is a basic linguistic unit"

Category: General

5.Definition: 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"

Category: General

6.Definition: 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"

Category: General