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Unit of time

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  1. a unit for measuring time periods


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Google previewFox and McDonald's Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, 8th Edition (2010)

by Philip J. Pritchard

the unit of time is the second (s), and the unit of temperature is the kelvin (K). Force is a secondary dimension, and its unit, the newton (N), ...

Google previewPlanetary and Lunar Coordinates for the Years 2001-2020 (2000)

by Great Britain. Nautical Almanac Office

mass and time- The astronomical unit of mass is the mass of the Sun, the astronomical unit of time is the day (d), and...

Google previewTheoretical Mechanics An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of Dynamics with Applications and Numberous Examples

The unit of time is the time in which the Earth rotates relatively to this frame through an angle equal to 1/86400 of four right angles, and this unit is the mean solar second. 270. The law of gravitation. When we say that the Earth is rotating, ...

Google previewDealing with Electronics (2014)

by Manfred Drosg, Michael Morten Steurer

The unit of time is the second [s]. The angular frequency ω with the unit [s −1] is the conjugate variable to the time and is, therefore, the basis for the Fourier transform (Section The advancement of electronics is closely connected to the ...

Google previewJoe Celko's SQL for Smarties (2010)

Advanced SQL Programming by Joe Celko

The calendar is irregular and the only ISO Standard unit of time is the second; years, months, weeks, hours, minutes, and so forth are not part of the SI system, but are mentioned in the ISO standards as conventions. SQL-92 added temporal ...

Google previewHow Religious Scientists Play Down the Greatest of Einstein's Achievements (2008)

by Samuel K. K. Blankson

Every unit of time is a fraction of the orbit of the sun known as 'one year';. So Professor Eddington is right. There is no doubt that external reckoning of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Time (2013)

by Samuel L. Macey

The period is the primary unit of time and corresponds to the interval during which rocks of a system were deposited. A more useful time scale, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Hindustani Classical Music (2000)

by Vimalakānta Rôya Caudhurī

Matra Matra is a beat, a measuring unit of time interval. According to Sarhgitaratnakara, a ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Therefore let a second be the unit of time, a foot the unit of space and velocity, an inch the unit of diameter of a ball or shell, and a pound avoirdupois the unit of pressure, whether of weight or of resistance : therefore g is thirty-two feet.

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (2008)

Fourth edition by David Nelson

The SI unit of time is the *second. See alsoday; year; spacetime. time dilation One of the effects predicted by the special theory of *relativity and since verified experimentally. When two observers move at constant relative velocity, each will ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

volume of blood per unit of time Q(Q) quantity (microeconomics) Q (Latin—Quintus); pseudonym for ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Petroleum Science and Engineering (2003)

The solids discharge capacity of a decanting centrifuge is limited by the volume of solids cake that can be moved by the conveyor and discharged by the under- flow openings per unit of time .An effective decating centrifuge for weighted ...

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