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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
Given El Hassan's success in uniting North Africa, the central areas and later even the south will fall into line.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The concentration of timberland ownership in the United States has put a few men in control of vast areas of forest.
"The Training of a Forester" by Gifford Pinchot
The aggregate area of beds is estimated by the United States Geological Survey at 18,100 sq.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Facilities are not adequate in many schools, and in many areas military units are not immediately available to assist in training.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
The lower division, in addition to covering the areas already indicated, spreads over the interior of the United States.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
Let T be the surface energy per unit of area; then the energy of a surface of area S will be ST.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
They have an area of 2,700,000 square miles, nearly as great as the United States.
"The Call of the World" by W. E. Doughty
It is a big area, with many outlying camps where there are detached units.
"The Sword of Deborah" by F. Tennyson Jesse
The same objection applied, though not in so great degree, to the county as a unit of area.
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith
American units are in the area east of Amiens.
"Current History, Vol. VIII, No. 3, June 1918" by Various

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 specific 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
Plot of the specific luminosity for the clusters in the U band vs. the star formation rate per unit area for a sample of spiral, starburst, and merging galaxies (from Larsen & Richtler et al. 2000, Fig 6).
The Formation of Star Clusters
In D = 3 dimensions, we are interested in the mean number of edges intersected by a flat surface per unit area, for which we can use the following argument.
Statistical geometry of random weave states
B and change T to H and cA, cB to crosssection areas per unit of length sA, sB of A and B, respectively.
Classical teleportation
Finally, the tangential stress per unit area on the pipe wall is given by the quantity µ ∂u ∂ ν, where µ is the viscosity.
Two symmetry problems in potential theory
I (cid:2)ψ †∇aψ − ψ∇aψ †(cid:3) dS a, where dS a denotes a unit of surface area with a unit vector normal to the surface of integration.
Variational Principles in General Relativity
In the case of inhomogeneous rough boundaries there is an additional dissipative contribution related to the term with pressure, P ni in the expression for the full force acting on the unit area of the surface.
Surface Roughness and Effective Stick-Slip Motion
This sets a microscopic scale on which the averaged number of eigenvalues in any domain of unit area remains finite when N → ∞.
Random Matrices close to Hermitian or unitary: overview of methods and results
GCs per unit area on the sky as a function of pro jected radius in M49.
Dynamics of the Globular Cluster System Associated with M49 (NGC4472): Cluster Orbital Properties and the Distribution of Dark Matter
Consider a Poisson process (Uj, Vj ), j ≥ 1 on the first octant O = {(x, y ) ∈ R2 : 0 ≤ y ≤ x}, with intensity θ2 0 per unit area.
Weak convergence of random p-mappings and the exploration process of inhomogeneous continuum random trees
In this case, the domain wall energy (per unit area of the wall) is approximately equal to J π 2/L.
Domains and Interfaces in Random Fields