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Published: 22 August 2002

352 Pages | numerous tables


ISBN: 9780198605225

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A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

Donald Fenna

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Comprehensive coverage of over 1,600 measurement terms taken from a broad range of fields, including astronomy, electromagnetics, geology, photography, mathematics, meteorology, physics, and temperature
  • Offers historical background and the etymology of terms
  • Covers the Systeme International
  • Written by an authority in the field
  • Numerous tables, including the geochronologic scale and the equation of time
  • Notes on associated terminology

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