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Is unit a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word unit is a Scrabble US word. The word unit is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

U1N1I1T1

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Yes. The word unit is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

U1N1I1T1

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You can make 13 words from 'unit' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'unit'

UNIT 4 

3 letters words from 'unit'

NIT 3NUT 3
TIN 3TUI 3
TUN 3UNI 3

2 letters words from 'unit'

IN 2IT 2
NU 2TI 2
UN 2UT 2

All 4 letters words made out of unit

unit nuit uint iunt niut inut unti nuti utni tuni ntui tnui uitn iutn utin tuin itun tiun nitu intu ntiu tniu itnu tinu

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Definitions and meaning of unit

unit

Etymology

Formerly unite, a later form of unity; see unity.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuː.nɪt/
  • Rhymes: -uːnɪt

Noun

unit (plural units)

  1. (mathematics) Oneness, singularity, seen as a component of a whole number; a magnitude of one. [from 16th c.]
    • 1570, John Dee, in H. Billingsley (trans.) Euclid, Elements of Geometry, Preface:
      Number, we define, to be, a certayne Mathematicall Sũme, of Vnits. [Note the worde, Vnit, to expresse the Greke Monas, & not Vnitie: as we haue all, commonly, till now, vsed.]
  2. (sciences) A standard measure of a quantity.
  3. The number one.
  4. Clipping of international unit.
  5. An organized group comprising people and/or equipment.
  6. (military, informal) A member of a military organization.
  7. (US, military) Any military element whose structure is prescribed by competent authority, such as a table of organization and equipment; specifically, part of an organization.
  8. (US, military) An organization title of a subdivision of a group in a task force.
  9. (US, military) A standard or basic quantity into which an item of supply is divided, issued, or detailed. In this meaning, also called unit of issue.
  10. (US, military) With regard to Reserve Components of the Armed Forces, denotes a Selected Reserve unit organized, equipped, and trained for mobilization to serve on active duty as a unit or to augment or be augmented by another unit. Headquarters and support functions without wartime missions are not considered units.
  11. (algebra) The identity element, neutral element.
  12. (algebra) An element having an inverse, an invertible element; an associate of the unity.
    Hypernym: regular element
  13. (category theory) In an adjunction, a natural transformation from the identity functor of the domain of the left adjoint functor to the composition of the right adjoint functor with the left adjoint functor.
  14. (geology) A volume of rock or ice of identifiable origin and age range that is defined by the distinctive and dominant, easily mapped and recognizable petrographic, lithologic or paleontologic features (facies) that characterize it.
  15. (commerce) An item which may be sold singly.
  16. (Britain) A unit of alcohol.
  17. (Britain, electricity) One kilowatt-hour (as recorded on an electricity meter).
  18. (US, Australia, New Zealand) a measure of housing equivalent to the living quarters of one household; an apartment where a group of apartments is contained in one or more multi-storied buildings or a group of dwellings is in one or more single storey buildings, usually arranged around a driveway.
  19. (historical) A gold coin of the reign of James I, worth twenty shillings.
  20. A work unit.
  21. (Britain, Australia, slang) A physically large person.
    • 2018, 11 December, BBC News, Aylesbury goalkeeper, 14, dies after match injury
      Luca's father, Americo Campanaro, said: "I feel like my heart has been ripped out."
      Mr Campanaro added: "He was a big lad, a big unit, that's why he was a goalkeeper, with a big heart to match. A gentle giant."

Synonyms

  • (identity element): identity element, unity, unit element

Hyponyms

  • (chip): arithmetic logic unit

Translations

Adjective

unit (not comparable)

  1. For each unit.
    We have to keep our unit costs down if we want to make a profit.
  2. (mathematics) Having a size or magnitude of one.
    • 1990, William W. S. Wei, Time Series Analysis, →ISBN, page 9:
      Consider the following time sequence
      Z t = A sin ( ω t + θ ) {\displaystyle Z_{t}=A\sin(\omega t+\theta )} ,
      where A {\displaystyle A} is a random variable with a zero mean and a unit variance and θ {\displaystyle \theta } is a random variable with a uniform distribution on the interval [ π , π ] {\displaystyle [-\pi ,\pi ]} independent of A {\displaystyle A} .

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References

Further reading

  • unit in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • unit in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • unit at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • uint

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /uˈnit/
  • Rhymes: -it

Adjective

unit (feminine unida, masculine plural units, feminine plural unides)

  1. united

Derived terms

  • Emirats Àrabs Units
  • Estats Units
  • Estats Units d'Amèrica
  • Regne Unit

Verb

unit m (feminine unida, masculine plural units, feminine plural unides)

  1. past participle of unir

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /y.ni/

Verb

unit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of unir
  2. third-person singular past historic of unir

Anagrams

  • nuit

Indonesian

Etymology

From English unit.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈʊnɪt̚]
  • Hyphenation: unit

Noun

unit (first-person possessive unitku, second-person possessive unitmu, third-person possessive unitnya)

  1. unit:
    1. (mathematics) oneness, singularity, seen as a component of a whole number; a magnitude of one.
      Synonym: satuan
    2. (sciences) a standard measure of a quantity.

Classifier

unit

  1. Classifier for singularity.

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “unit” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Latin

Verb

ūnit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of ūniō

Occitan

Pronunciation

Verb

unit

  1. past participle of unir

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [uˈnit]

Participle

unit

  1. past participle of uni

Declension


Welsh

Alternative forms

  • unet (colloquial)
  • unset (colloquial)

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈɨ̞nɪt/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈiːnɪt/, /ˈɪnɪt/

Verb

unit

  1. (literary) second-person singular imperfect/conditional of uno

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • being in unison.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)