absorption unit


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Noun1.absorption unit - a unit for measuring absorption
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
sabin - a unit of acoustic absorption equivalent to the absorption by a square foot of a surface that absorbs all incident sound
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For the purpose of modeling the existing absorption unit utilized in this work, that uses shell and tube heat exchangers, with the refrigerant circulating in the inner tubes and the cooled fluid around them, the heat transfer rate actually extracted by the refrigerant in the evaporator from the water/ethylene-glycol mixture in the system cold side (QC) is calculated as follows:
Wearer comfort is provided through the energy absorption unit in the heel and through the Air Ventilation System, which has been designed to enable free air flow throughout the boot.
The second such x-ray absorption unit in the world has recently been delivered to NIST.