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Noun1.time unit - a unit for measuring time periodstime unit - a unit for measuring time periods  
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"
night - the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit; "three nights later he collapsed"
mean solar time, mean time - (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator)
ephemeris time, TDT, terrestrial dynamical time, terrestrial time, TT - (astronomy) a measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion; terrestrial time is mean solar time corrected for the irregularities of the Earth's motions
month - a time unit of approximately 30 days; "he was given a month to pay the bill"
sidereal day, day - the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
ship's bell, bell - (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.
60 minutes, hour, hr - a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day; "the job will take more than an hour"
30 minutes, half-hour - a half of an hour
15 minutes, quarter-hour - a quarter of an hour
min, minute - a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour; "he ran a 4 minute mile"
quarter - a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour; "it's a quarter til 4"; "a quarter after 4 o'clock"
s, sec, second - 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
attosecond - one quintillionth (10^-18) of a second; one thousandth of a femtosecond
femtosecond - one quadrillionth (10^-15) of a second; one thousandth of a picosecond
picosecond - one trillionth (10^-12) of a second; one thousandth of a nanosecond
nanosecond - one billionth (10^-9) of a second; one thousandth of a microsecond
microsecond - one millionth (10^-6) of a second; one thousandth of a millisecond
millisecond, msec - one thousandth (10^-3) of a second
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As I see it, r may be changed mathematically by changing the time unit, but this may lead to problems of interpretation if the time unit becomes too large.
If a refuse truck can load/ unload the contents of a communal refuse bin in a single time unit compared to the larger time frame required to load/ unload the contents of individual refuse bins, then the refuse collection service can cover a larger area, service communities over several districts, and allow surplus resources to be reallocated or made redundant.
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The front camera is a Face Time unit of lower resolution than the one on the 8X.