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abamp  (Short for) abampere, a unit equivalent to 10 amperes. 
abfarad  A unit of capacitance, the ability to store an electric charge. 
abhenry  A unit of inductance, the property of inducing an electromotive force by variation of current in a circuit. 
abmho  A unit of electrical conductance. 
abohm  A unit of electrical resistance. 
albedo  The fraction of light reflected from a body or surface. 
angstrom  A wavelength unit of one tenbillionth of a meter. 
barye  A unit of pressure; a millionth of a bar. 
candela  A unit of luminous intensity. 
coulomb  The SI unit of electric charge. 
cumec  A unit of liquid flow equal to one cubic metre per second. 
dalton  A unit of atomic mass, aka amu. 
daraf  A unit of elastance, the reciprocal of capacitance in farads. 
darcy  A unit of permeability of rock to various substances. 
debye  A unit of electrical dipole movement. 
diopter  A unit of measurement of power of lens or eye. 
erlang  A unit of traffic intensity in a telephone system. 
faraday  A unit used in electrolysis. 
fermi  In physics, a unit of 10 to power of 15 m. 
fresnel  A unit of optical frequency equal to one terahertz. 
gauss  A unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1/10000 tesla. 
geepound  A unit of mass. 
gilbert  A unit of magnetomotive force. 
grav  A unit of acceleration. 
jansky  In astronomy, the unit of strength of radioemission. 
katal  A derived SI unit, the unit of catalytic activity, equal to one mole per second. 
kelvin  The SI unit of temperature. 
kilerg  A thousand ergs. 
kilopond  A unit of measurement equal to the gravitational force on a mass of one kilogram. 
kilorad  A unit of radiation, one thousand rad. 
lambert  A unit of brightness, brightness of surface radiating one lumen per square centimetre. 