Multiunit

What is Multiunit?

Multiunit definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun

a single thing or person.
any group of things or persons regarded as an entity: They formed a cohesive unit.
one of the individuals or groups that together constitute a whole; one of the parts or elements into which a whole may be divided or analyzed.
one of a number of things, organizations, etc., identical or equivalent in function or form: a rental unit; a unit of rolling stock.
any magnitude regarded as an independent whole; a single, indivisible entity.
Also called dimension. any specified amount of a quantity, as of length, volume, force, momentum, or time, by comparison with which any other quantity of the same kind is measured or estimated.
the least positive integer; one.
Also called unit’s place.

  1. (in a mixed number) the position of the first digit to the left of the decimal point.
  2. (in a whole number) the position of the first digit from the right of the decimal point.
a machine, part, or system of machines having a specified purpose; apparatus: a heating unit.
Education. a division of instruction centering on a single theme.
Military. an organized body of soldiers, varying in size and constituting a subdivision of a larger body.
Medicine/Medical.

  1. the measured amount of a substance necessary to cause a certain effect; a clinical quantity used when a substance cannot be readily isolated in pure form and its activity determined directly.
  2. the amount necessary to cause a specific effect upon a specific animal or upon animal tissues.
Mathematics.

  1. an identity element.
  2. an element in a group, ring, etc., that possesses an inverse.