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fundamental unit

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(Units) one of a set of unrelated units that form the basis of a system of units. For example, the metre, kilogram, and second are fundamental units of the SI system
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LGBT lobbyists err when they attempt to overturn the Constitution's declaration (Section 45:1-2): "The family is the natural and fundamental unit of society.
On a holistic account, the fundamental unit is a whole, and the explanation shows how certain parts make sense only as preconditions and aspects of that whole.
The Chinese envoy said CPEC is a fundamental unit of overall Pak-China relationship and whatever political leadership prevails in Pakistan, it would not have effects over Sino-Pak friendship bond.
She said the day challenged everyone to introspect on the unique role of the family as a fundamental unit of society and appreciate its contribution to the development of the nation.
The SOGIE bill, however, faces rough-sailing in the Senate since a number of senators still believe that the fundamental unit of society --the family --must be preserved.
Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes, who chairs the CBCP's Episcopal Commission on Missions, also slammed divorce as 'one of the greatest evils in modern society that destroys the heart and essence of the family, the fundamental unit of human society willed by God and nature.'
Moleculesare a team of atoms bound with each other, representing the tiniest fundamental unit of a chemical substance that could take part in a chemical reaction.
A Compute Unit is the fundamental unit in AMD's GCN architecture and the core structure has remained more or less unchanged.
This issue would have to be addressed by analyzing the similarity of these values to introduce quantitative standardization of CRI, such that [r.sub.ij] in matrix R could be changed into a uniform fundamental unit [19].
He underscored that "the family is the natural and fundamental unit of society", adding that it is the natural environment for the growth and well-being of all its members.
We evaluated 1) whether pairs are the fundamental unit of parrot social structure, 2) the patterns and extent of fission--fusion dynamics, 3) patterns of aggression and dominance hierarchy structure, and 4) whether individuals share foraging information.

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