one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement | fundamental measure; fundamental quantity; |

a specific measure of amount | definite quantity; |

an estimated quantity | indefinite quantity; |

a quantity relative to some purpose | relative quantity; |

a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic | metric; system of measurement; |

system of measurement for length and weight and duration | system of weights and measures; |

a system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint | british imperial system; british system; english system; |

a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second | metric system; |

system of measurement based on centimeters and grams and seconds | cgs; cgs system; |

a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela) | international system; international system of units; si; si system; si unit; systeme international; systeme international d'unites; |

the system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint that dates back to colonial America but differs in some respects from the British Imperial System; today in the United States this system exists side by side with the SI system | united states customary system; |

a system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point | point system; |

a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information | information measure; |

a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel | bandwidth; |

(computer science) a data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems | baud; baud rate; |

the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords | cordage; |

a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline | octane number; octane rating; |

(economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice | utility; |

(economics) the amount that utility increases with an increase of one unit of an economic good or service | marginal utility; |

an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose | enough; sufficiency; |