displacement unit

noun
a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑unit
Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑volume

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • unit of measurement — noun 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 • Syn: ↑unit • Derivationally related forms: ↑unitize ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Displacement chromatography — is a chromatography technique in which a sample is placed onto the head of the column[n 1] and is then displaced by a solute that is more strongly sorbed than the components of the original mixture. The result is that the components are resolved… …   Wikipedia

  • Displacement (ship) — As weight is added to a ship, it submerges. Designated displacement is the ship s weight when fully loaded and submerged to her load lines. A ship s displacement is its weight[1] at any given time, generally expressed in metric tons or long tons …   Wikipedia

  • Unit dummy force method — The Unit dummy force method provides a convenient means for computing displacements in structural systems. It is applicable for both linear and non linear material behaviours as well as for systems subject to environmental effects, and hence more …   Wikipedia

  • Displacement current — Electromagnetism Electricity · …   Wikipedia

  • Displacement ventilation — See also: Underfloor air distribution Displacement ventilation is an room air distribution strategy where conditioned outdoor air is supplied at floor level and extracted above the occupied zone, usually at ceiling height.[1] Contents 1 System… …   Wikipedia

  • displacement ton — Naut. a unit for measuring the displacement of a vessel, equal to a long ton of 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 35 cu. ft. (1 cu. m) of seawater. * * * …   Universalium

  • displacement ton — noun A unit approximately equal to the volume of a long ton weight of seawater, used in reckoning the displacement of ships, and equal to 35 U.S. or Imperial cubic feet …   Wiktionary

  • displacement ton — displace′ment ton n. naut. navig. a unit for measuring the displacement of a vessel, equal to a long ton of 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 35 cu. ft. (1 cu. m) of seawater …   From formal English to slang

  • displacement ton — noun see ton II * * * disˈplacement ton 7 [displacement ton] noun a unit of measure for the amount of water displaced by a floating ship, equal to one ton …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.