HyperDic: capacity_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression capacity unit:
NOUNquantitycapacity unit, volume unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unita unit of measurement of volume or capacity
English > capacity unit: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of measurement of volume or capacity.
Synonymsvolume unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unit
Part ofvolumeThe amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
Narroweracre-footThe volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot
acre inchOne twelfth of an acre-foot
board footThe volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick
cordA unit of amount of wood cut for burning
cranA capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring
cubic foot, cu ftThe volume equal to a cube one foot on each side
cubic inch, cu inThe volume equal to a cube one inch on each side
cubic yard, yardA unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
dry unit, dry measureA unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
fathom, fthm(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
field capacityThe maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold
hinancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons
homer, korAn ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths / baths or 10 ephahs
lastA unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
liquid unit, liquid measureA unit of capacity for liquids / liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids / liquids or their containers)
metric capacity unitA capacity unit defined in metric terms
standardA board measure = 1980 board feet
Broaderunit of measurement, unitAny division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
Catalanmesura de capacitat, unitat de volum
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