Weights, Measures and Units - Oxford Dictionary
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DescriptionPowered by Handmark, This comprehensive and authoritative dictionary provides clear definitions of units, prefixes, and styles of weights and measures within the System International (SI), as well as traditional, and industry-specific units. It also includes general historical and scientific background, covering the development of the sequential definitions and sizing of units. This new reference work will prove invaluable to professional scientists, engineers, technicians as well as to students and the general user.
+ Comprehensive coverage of over 1,600 measurement terms taken from a broad range of fields, including astronomy, electromagnetics, geology, photography, mathematics, meteorology, physics, and temperature
+ Offers historical background and the etymology of terms
+ Covers the System International
+ Written by an authority in the field
+ Numerous tables, including the geochronologic scale and the equation of time
+ Notes on associated terminology
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