work unit


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Noun1.work unit - a unit of measurement for workwork unit - a unit of measurement for work  
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"
erg - a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter
electron volt, eV - a unit of energy equal to the work done by an electron accelerated through a potential difference of 1 volt
J, joule, watt second - a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second
gram calorie, small calorie, calorie - unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
Calorie, kilocalorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie, nutritionist's calorie - a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
B.Th.U., British thermal unit, BTU - a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories
therm - a unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units
watt-hour - a unit of energy equal to the power of one watt operating for one hour
B.T.U., Board of Trade unit, kilowatt hour, kW-hr - a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts operating for one hour
foot-pound - a unit of work equal to a force of one pound moving through a distance of one foot
foot-ton - 2240 foot-pounds
foot-poundal - a unit of work equal to a force of one poundal moving through a distance of one foot
horsepower-hour - a unit of work equal to the work done by one horsepower in one hour
kilogram-meter - a unit of work equal to the work done by a one kilogram force operating through a distance of one meter
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The physicians were also asked to rank safety levels in the hospitals or clinics where they worked using a standardized questionnaire to assess work unit safety.
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In The Making of the Chinese Industrial Workplace, Mark Frazier illustrates a similar evolutionary logic tan account for the development of the Chinese work unit (danwei), the chieflabour management institution associated with the "first revolution" of the Communist era.
The work unit or danwei, had for decades been the most important institution in urban China.