area unit


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n area unit a system of units used to measure areas
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In literature:

The years between 1830 and 1860 witnessed a remarkable expansion of the United States in area, population and wealth.
"Outline of the development of the internal commerce of the United States" by T.W. van Mettre
Area and Population of the United States.
"Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy" by Anonymous
At the close of the nineteenth century less than one-half the area of the United States was owned in farms.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
How soon, if ever, some of these volcanic areas of the United States may burst forth into fresh activity, no one can predict.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
Although in 1771 Baden was united under a single ruler it did not form a compact territory, and its total area was only about 1350 sq.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The area of the United States has increased with marvelous rapidity.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
The main unit, comprising the vessels equipped with the live-bait tanks, were to begin "chumming" at once within a given area.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
The area of Japan is about half as large again as that of the United Kingdom.
"The Empire of the East" by H. B. Montgomery
The great modern business units deal, not with political boundaries, but with economic areas.
"The Next Step" by Scott Nearing
Later the Turks exploded further mines in the same area when it was occupied by other units.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst

In news:

An Albrightsville area teen injured in a car accident Sunday remains in the intensive care unit of the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township campus.
Pathfinder Partners LLC has acquired a 78-unit apartment community in Federal Way, Wash. For $5.1 million, marking its third Seattle-area acquisition in the past nine months, the San Diego-based investment firm announced March 26.
United Paper Industries Co. Has selected PMT Italia as the supplier of a major rebuild of their PM#1, located in Shuaiba Industrial Area, Kuwait.
Sliding doors next to the dining area lead to one of the unit's waterfront balconies.
United Paper Industries Co. Has selected PMT Italia as the supplier of a major rebuild of their PM#1, located in Shuaiba Industrial Area, Kuwait .
United Way campaign Chairman Glenn Rambler discusses the campaign s Express service, which picks up pledges from area businesses, with a special guest, Santa (Jim Ruffner) prior to Wednesday s report meeting at Country Fare Restaurant.
Four-time MLS Cup champion DC United is trying to break a four-year playoff drought and despite problems in several areas, there's sufficient promise and potential to believe this feat can be accomplished in 2012.
Officials at the Capital Area United Way say an employee embezzled $1.8 million - nearly $1 million more than what they initially thought the charity had lost.
Jennifer Hambrick unites her love for the arts, public radio, and her native Columbus in bringing inspiring music to the central Ohio area as Classical 101's midday host.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is starting to bring some manufactured housing units to areas in New Jersey and New York that were hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy.
Malls across the United States teemed with shoppers looking for Black Friday bargains, but many in the New York area sat out the madness, too busy coping with the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy.
Hunters are alerted that Gray Wolf Hunt Area 6, the Jackson Management Unit in the Jackson area closed Oct 20 at 2:30 pm.
Mulberry trees are popular with the Washington area's immigrant population, although the fruit has never really caught on in the United States.
A 17-year-old girl is now out of a hospital intensive-care unit after getting caught in a noose at a St Louis-area haunted house.
Upsala-Swanville Area rumbles past United North Central.

In science:

The speciļ¬c intensity has the dimension of a monochromatic radiance: energy per unit solid angle, time, wavelength and surface area .
Transport mean free path for Magneto-Transverse Light Diffusion: an alternative approach
Moreover, there must be one degree of freedom for each Planck unit area.
Large N field theories from superstrings
The holographic idea was subsequently discussed by Susskind in and the basic motivation comes from the Bekenstein bound , which asserts that the black hole entropy proportional to the area in Planck units is the maximum physically possible entropy for any system that can be placed in the same region.
Large N field theories from superstrings
Holography not only requires that the bulk spacetime can be described by degrees of freedom on the boundary, but it also prescribes that there should be a single degree of freedom for each Planck unit area.
Large N field theories from superstrings
Their primary result is that TL (U) is well correlated with the star formation rate per unit area (Figure 8).
The Formation of Star Clusters