Meaning of UNIT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ju:nɪt ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
If you consider something as a unit , you consider it as a single, complete thing.
Agriculture was based in the past on the family as a unit.
A unit is a group of people who work together at a specific job, often in a particular place.
...the health services research unit...
A unit is a group within an armed force or police force, whose members fight or work together or carry out a particular task.
One secret military unit tried to contaminate the drinking water of the refugees...
Two small Marine units have been trapped inside the city for the last 36 hours.
N-COUNT : oft supp N
A unit is a small machine which has a particular function, often part of a larger machine.
The unit plugs into any TV set.
A unit of measurement is a fixed standard quantity, length, or weight that is used for measuring things. The litre, the centimetre, and the ounce are all units.
A unit is one of the parts that a textbook is divided into.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006