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VOLUME UNIT

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VOLUME UNIT (noun)
  The noun VOLUME UNIT has 1 sense:

1. a unit of measurement of volume or capacity

  Familiarity information: VOLUME UNIT used as a noun is very rare.


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VOLUME UNIT (noun)


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Meaning:

A unit of measurement of volume or capacity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

capacity measure; capacity unit; cubage unit; cubature unit; cubic content unit; cubic measure; displacement unit; volume unit

Hypernyms ("volume unit" is a kind of...):

unit; unit of measurement (any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "volume unit"):

cu in; cubic inch (the volume equal to a cube one inch on each side)

last (a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels)

cubic yard; yard (a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel))

standard (a board measure = 1980 board feet)

board foot (the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick)

acre inch (one twelfth of an acre-foot)

acre-foot (the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot; 43,560 cubic feet or 1233.5 cubic meters)

fathom; fthm ((mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore)

hin (ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons)

homer; kor (an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs)

field capacity (the maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold)

cran (a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring)

metric capacity unit (a capacity unit defined in metric terms)

dry measure; dry unit (a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain))

liquid measure; liquid unit (a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers))

cord (a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet)

cu ft; cubic foot (the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side)

Holonyms ("volume unit" is a part of...):

volume (the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object)


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