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derived unit

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(Units) a unit of measurement obtained by multiplication or division of the base units of a system without the introduction of numerical factors
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This optical measurement technique directly measures particle velocities and realises the acoustic pascal--the SI derived unit of pressure--and could potentially be used to calibrate microphones.
The sever (symbol: Vs.) is the International System of Units (SI) SI derived unit of dose equivalent radiation.
The molar mass of an entity X, symbol M(X), is the mass of X divided by the amount of substance n of X; its coherent SI derived unit is kilogram per mol, kg [mol.sup.-1].