SCRABBLE ANYONE? #7: “UNITS of MEASURE”

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Photo by Kevin Keelan / all rights reserved

(NEW additions to the 5th Edition Scrabble Player’s Dictionary are listed in BOLDFACE type.)

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> Here is an interesting list I compiled of various and sundry units of measure from around the world. See any I left out? Let me know! Happy Scrabbling fellow word freaks!

AMU-  A unit of mass

ARCHINE-  Russian unit of linear measure

ARDEB –  Egyptian unit of capacity

BARYE(s) –  A unit of pressure

BEL-  A unit of power

CUNIT (s)

CUSEC-  A volumetric unit of flow liquids

DOL-  A unit of pain intensity

EMF-  A difference in electrical potential

ERG-  A unit of work or energy

HIN-  A Hebrew unit of liquid measure

JILL-  A unit of liquid measure

JOULE-  A unit of energy

KAB-  An ancient Hebrew letter of measurement

KANTAR-  A unit of weight

KARAT-  A unit or quality of gold

KELVIN-  A unit of temperature

KILO-  A KILOGRAM or KILOMETER

KILOBAR-  A unit of atmospheric pressure

KILOBASE-  A  unit of measure of a nucleic acid-chain

KILOBAUD-  A unit of data transmission speed

KILOBIT-  A unit of computer information

KILOBYTE-  1,024 BYTES

KILOGRAM-  A unit of mass & weight

KILORAD-  A unit of nuclear radiation

KILOTON-  A unit of weight

KILOVOLT-  A unit of electromotive force

KILOWATT-  A unit of power

KOR-  A Hebrew unit of measure

KOS-  A land measure in India

LAMBERT-  A unit of brightness

LEXEME/LEXEMIC-  A linguistic unit

LI-  A Chinese unit of distance

LIBRAE-  A ancient Roman unit of weight

LITER/LITRE-  A unit of capacity

LUX/LUXES/LUCES-  A unit of illumination

MAGNETRON-  A unit of magnetic moment

MAUND-  An Asian unit of weight

MAXWELL-  A unit of magnetic flux

MEGABAR-  A unit of pressure

MEGABIT-  A unit of computer information

MEGABUCK-  One million dollars

MEGABYTE-  1,048.576 bytes

MEGADYNE-  A unit of force

MEGAWATT-  A unit of power

MEGOHM-  A unit of electrical resistance

METER-  A unit of distance

METRIC-  A standard of measurement

MHO-  A unit of electrical conductance

MICROBAR-  A unit of atmospheric pressure

MICROHM-  A unit of electrical resistance

MICROLUX-  A unit of illumination

MICROMHO-  A unit of electrical conductance

MICRON/MIKRON-  A unit of length

MIL-  A unit of length

MILE-  A unit of distance

MILLIARE- A unit of area

NANOGRAM(s)

OKA-  Same as: “oke”: A Turkish unit of weight

OKE-  Same as: “oka”: A Turkish unit of weight

SER-  A unit of weight in India

TOD-  A British unit of weight

TSUBO(s)

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