# Absolute unit

noun
a unit of measurement forming part of the electromagnetic cgs system, such as an abampere or abcoulomb
a unit of measurement forming part of a system of units that includes a unit of force defined so that it is independent of the acceleration of free fall
Historical Examples

In the absence of an absolute unit of comparison the best way must be largely a matter of opinion.
Letters from an Old Railway Official Charles DeLano Hine

There is no absolute unit of Space; or, in other words, all division is in Space, but Space is indivisible.
Know the Truth; A critique of the Hamiltonian Theory of Limitation Jesse H. Jones

The sentient, thinking being, which I call self, is an absolute unit.
A Theory of Creation: A Review of ‘Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation’ Francis Bowen

He was searching for the truth, that there is no absolute unit in Space.
Know the Truth; A critique of the Hamiltonian Theory of Limitation Jesse H. Jones

Free of all outward restraints, forms, commands and laws you are an absolute unit of God power in the universe.
Supreme Personality Delmer Eugene Croft

noun

a unit of measurement defined in terms of the basic units of a particular measurement system

absolute unit n.
A unit whose value is constant regardless of place or time.

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