# T3780 Measurement unit code

Code value Name Description Used in Sweden
1N Count Count
1S Milligram per Kilogram (mg/kg) Milligram per Kilogram (mg/kg)
23 Grams Per Cubic Centimetre Grams Per Cubic Centimetre
28 Kilogram per square metre A unit of pressure equal to 9.80665*10-05 Bar
2L Cubic Foot Per Minute Cubic foot per minute
2M Centimetre Per Second The number of centimetre per second the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
2N Decibel A measurement for sound in air and other gases, relative to 20 micropascals (μPa) = 2×10−5 Pa, the quietest sound a human can hear. This is roughly the sound of a mosquito flying 3 metres away. This is often abbreviated to just "dB"; however the correct abbreviation is dB(SPL), indicating decibel for Sound Pressure Level.
2P Kilobyte A unit of information equal to 10³ (1000) bytes.
2Q Kilo Becquerel kBq is 10³ Bq
2X Metre Per Minute Metre Per Minute
4G Microlitre A microlitre is one millionth of a litre
4H Micrometre A micrometre is one millionth of a metre, also termed Micron.
4L Megabyte A unit of information equal to 10 (1000000) bytes.
4N Megabecquerel Megabecquerel: 106 Bq1 Bq is defined as the activity of a quantity of radioactive material in which one nucleus decays per second.
58 Net kilogram A unit of mass defining the total number of kilograms after deductions.
59 Part per million A unit of proportion equal to 10-6 (ppm).
5B Batch A unit of count defining the number of batches (batch: quantity of material produced in one operation or number of animals or persons coming at once).
64 Pound per square inch - Gauge Psig (pound-force per square inch gauge) is a unit of pressure relative to the surrounding atmosphere. At sea level, Earth's atmosphere actually exerts a pressure of 14.7 psi. Humans do not feel this pressure because internal pressure of liquid in their bodies matches the external pressure. If a pressure gauge is calibrated to read zero in space, then at sea level on Earth it would read 14.7 psi. Thus a reading of 30 psig, on Earth, on a tire gauge represents an absolute pressure of 44.7 psi (lb/in²).
80 Pound per square inch - Absolute Psia (pound-force per square inch absolute)is a unit of pressure pressure relative to a vacuum (such as that in space). At sea level, Earth's atmosphere actually exerts a pressure of 14.7 psi. Humans do not feel this pressure because internal pressure of liquid in their bodies matches the external pressure. If a pressure gauge is calibrated to read zero in space, then at sea level on Earth it would read 14.7 psi. Thus a reading of 30 psig, on Earth, on a tire gauge represents an absolute pressure of 44.7 psi (lb/in²).
/L per litre (/L) Per Litre [/L] (Unified code)
/mL per millilitre (/mL) Per millilitre [/mL] (Unified Code)
/mmol per millimole (/mmol) Per millimole [/mmol] (Unified code)
[APL'U] IgA phospholipid units [APL'U] IgA phospholipid units - biologic activity of anticardiolipin [APL'U] (Unified code)
[beth'U] Bethesda unit [beth'U] Bethesda unit - biologic activity of factor VIII inhibitor [beth'U] (Unified Code)
[GPL'U] IgG phospholipid units [GPL'U] IgG phospholipid units - biologic activity of anticardiolipin IgG [GPL'U] (Unified Code)
[HPF] per high power field [HPF] Per high power field - view area in microscope [/[HPF]] (Unified Code)
[iU]/d International unit per day [iU/d] International unit per day [iU/d] (Unified Code)
[iU]/L International unit per litre [iU/L] International unit per litre [iU/L] (Unified Code)
[iU]/mL International unit per millilitre [iU/mL] International unit per millilitre [iU/mL] (Unified Code)
[LPF] Per low power field [LPF] Per low power field - view area in microscope [/[LPF]] (Unified Code)
[MPL'U]/L IgM phospholipid units [MPL'U] per litre IgM phospholipid units - biologic activity of anticardiolipin IgM – MPL unit per litre [[MPL'U]/L] (Unified code)
A11 Angstrom A unit of length equal to one hundred-millionth of a centimetre, 10–10 metre, used mainly to express wavelengths and interatomic distances.
A24 Candela per Square Metre Candela per Square Metre
A43 Deadweight Tonnage A unit of mass defining the difference between the weight of a ship when completely empty and its weight when completely loaded, expressed as the number of tons.
A71 Femtometre Femtometre- a quadrillionth of a metre (10 to the negative 15th power)
A86 Gigahertz A unit of frenquecy equal to 109 Hertz
AD Byte A unit of information equal to 8 bits.
AMH Ampere Hour A unit of electric charge defining the amount of charge accumulated by a steady flow of one ampere for one hour.
AMP Ampere Ampere
ANN Year Unit of time equal to 365,25 days. X
APZ Troy ounce or apothecary ounce The troy ounce is a unit of imperial measure. In the present day it is most commonly used to gauge the weight and therefore the price of precious metals. One troy ounce equals 480 grains or 31.1035 grams.
AS Assortment A unit of count defining the number of assortments (assortment: set of items grouped in a mixed collection).
ATM Standard Atmosphere Standard Atmosphere
ATT Technical Atmosphere Technical Atmosphere
AWG Gauge Gauge- A number referring to the outer diameter of hypodermic or suture needles. Smaller gauge numbers indicate larger outer diameters. Inner diameter depends on both gauge and wall thickness. An increasing needle-gauge size corresponds to a smaller diameter needle. This is contrary to French Gauge where an increasing gauge size corresponds to a larger external diameter.
AXU Anti XA Unit A unit of measure for blood potency. Units for the anti XA activity which is a measure to the anti coagulating effect at low molecular heparins.
B Bel - level [B] Bel - level [B] (Unified code)
B10 Bit per second In telecommunications and computing, bitrate (sometimes written bit rate, data rate or as a variable R or fb) is the number of bits that are conveyed or processed per unit of time. The bit rate is quantified using the bits per second (bit/s or bps) unit.
B37 Kilogram Force The gravitational force of a kilogram weight or a one-kilogram mass multiplied by the acceleration of standard Earth gravity, equal to 9.8 newtons.
B47 Kilonewton 1000 Newtons or amount needed to accelerate 1 kilo of mass at the rate of 1 metre per second squared multiplied by 1000 (Used to measure force of an object where the value exceeds 1000 newtons).
B60 Lumens per Square Meter Lumens per Square Meter X
B61 Lumens Per Watt The number of Lumens expressed per watt.
B62 Lumen Seconds Lumen seconds is the SI derived unit of luminous energy. It is based on the lumen, the SI unit of luminous flux, and the second, the SI base unit of time. The lumen second is sometimes called the Talbot (symbol T).
B64 Lux Seconds Exposure is measured in lux seconds, and can be computed from exposure value (EV) and scene luminance in a specified region.
BAR Bar (unit of pressure) The bar is widely used in descriptions of pressure; 1 bar = 100 kilopascals 0.987 atmospheres.
BB Base box A unit of area of 112 sheets of tin mil products (tin plate, tin free steel or black plate) 14 by 20 inches, or 31,360 square inches.
BFT Board Foot A specialized unit of measure for the volume of rough lumber (before drying and planing with no adjustments) or planed/surfaced lumber. It is the volume of a one-foot length of a board one foot wide and one inch thick. Some countries utilize the synonym super foot or superficial foot.
BLL Barrel US There are varying standards for barrel for some specific commodities, including 31 gal for beer, 40 gal for whiskey or kerosene, and 42 gal for petroleum. The general standard for liquids is 31.5 gal or half a hogshead; the general standard for dry contents is 7,056 Cubic Inches.
BP Hundred board foot A unit of volume equal to one hundred board foot.
BPM Beats Per Minute Beats Per Minute
BQL Becquerel The becquerel (symbol Bq) is the SI derived unit of radioactivity. One Bq is defined as the activity of a quantity of radioactive material in which one nucleus decays per second. SI uses the becquerel rather than the second for the unit of activity measure to avoid dangerous mistakes: a measurement in becquerels is proportional to activity, and thus a more dangerous source of radiation gives a higher reading. A measurement in seconds is inversely proportional.
BTU British thermal unit The British thermal unit (BTU or Btu) is a traditional unit of energy. It is approximately the amount of energy needed to heat one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. One Btu is equal to about 1.06 kilojoules. It is used in the power, steam generation, heating and air conditioning industries.
BUA Bushel (US) A bushel is an imperial and U.S. customary unit of dry volume, equivalent in each of these systems to 4 pecks or 8 gallons. It is used for volumes of dry commodities (not liquids), most often in agriculture
BUI Bushel (UK) A bushel is an imperial and U.S. customary unit of dry volume, equivalent in each of these systems to 4 pecks or 8 gallons. It is used for volumes of dry commodities (not liquids), most often in agriculture
C Coulomb Coulomb - electric charge [C] (Unifed Code)
C16 Millimetre Per Second The number of millimetre per second the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
C18 Millimole a millimole is one thousandth of a mole.
C26 Millisecond A millisecond (from milli- and second; abbreviation: ms) is a thousandth (1/1000) of a second.
C34 Mole The mole (symbol mol) is the SI base unit of amount of substance; one of a few units used to measure this physical quantity. A mole will possess mass exactly equal to the substance's molecular or atomic weight in grams. That is to say, a substance's atomic or molecular mass in atomic mass units is the same as its molar mass in grams. Because of this, one can measure the number of moles in a pure substance by weighing it and comparing the result to its molecular or atomic weight
C45 Nanometre Nanometre- a billionth of a metre (10 to the negative 9th power)
C47 Nano Seconds A nanosecond is an SI unit of time equal to one thousand-millionth of a second (or one billionth of a second), that is, 10−9 seconds.
C52 Picometre Picometre- a trillionth of a metre (10 to the negative 12th power)
C65 Pascal Seconds Pascal second ( N s / m 2 ) is the unit of dynamic viscosity which is also known as the absolute viscosity of the fluid. It is the fluids internal resistance to flow . e.g.: water has dynamic viscosity of 1.787 at 273K or 0 degrees Celsius. and 1.002 Pa-second at 293K i.e. 20degrees Celsius.
C75 Picowatt Picowatt is a derived metric SI (System International) measurement unit of power. The picowatt is equal to one trillionth of a watt (10-12W).
cd Candela Candela [cd] (Unified code)
CEL Degree Celsius Celsius (also historically known as centigrade) is a temperature scale, the freezing point of water is 0 degrees Celsius (°C) and the boiling point 100 °C (at standard atmospheric pressure), placing the boiling and freezing points of water exactly 100 degrees apart. X
CFU Colony Forming Units Colony Forming Units: is a rough estimate of the number of viable bacteria or fungal cells in a sample.
CG Card A unit of count defining the number of units of card (card: thick stiff paper or cardboard).
CGM Centigram A centigram is one hundredth (1/100) of a gram
CLT Centilitre A centilitre is one hundredth (1/100) of a litre
CMK Square centimetre A square centimetre is an area of a square whose sides are exactly 1 centimetre in length.
CMQ Cubic centimetre A cubic centimetre is the volume of a cube of side length one centimetre (0.01 m) equal to a millilitre.
CMT Centimetre A centimetre is equal to one hundredth of a metre. X
CTM Metric Carat Metric Carat.
CWA Hundred pound (cwt) / hundred weight (US) A unit of weight in the U.S. Customary System equal to 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms); also called cental.
CWI Hundred weight (UK) A unit of weight in the British Imperial System equal to 112 pounds (50.80 kilograms); also called quintal.
D03 Kilowatt / hour A unit of accumulated energy of a thousand watts over a period of one hour.
D19 Square Metre Kelvin Per Watt Square metre kelvin per watt .The definition is the thermal resistance (or Rd value) of the material, which is measured by the thickness of the material layer divided by the thermal conductivity of the material. and is expressed in m²K/W.
D29 Terahertz A unit of frenquecy equal to 1012 Hertz
D30 Terajoule A terajoule is 10¹² joules
D32 Terawatt hour A terawatt hour is 109 * kilowat hour or 3.6 petajoules.
D40 Thousand Litre References SI system of units of measure
D43 Atomic Mass Units (AMU) Atomic Mass Units
D53 Watt per metre Kelvin Specifies the thermal conductivity (lambda value): a measure of the product's ability to conduct heat.
D5 Kilogram per square centimetre A kilogram-force per square centimeter (kgf/cm2), often just kilogram per square centimeter (kg/cm2), or kilopond per square centimeter is a unit of pressure using metric units. Its use is now deprecated; it is not a part of the International System of Units (SI), the modern metric system. The unit is similar to the English unit psi (lbf/in2).
D55 Heat Transfer Coefficient Heat Transfer Coefficient
D63 Book A unit of count defining the number of books (book: set of items bound together or written document of a material whole).
D70 Calorie - International Table (IT) A calorie is 1/100 of the amount of energy required to warm one gram of air-free water from 0 °C to 100 °C at standard atmospheric pressure; this is about 4.190 J. Its use is archaic, having been replaced by the SI unit of energy, the joule. However, in many countries it remains in common use as a unit of food energy. In the context of nutrition, and especially food labelling, the calorie is approximately equal to 4.1868 joules (J), and energy values are normally quoted in kilojoules (kJ) and kilocalories (kcal).
DAY Days A day is one three hundreds and sixty fifth (1/365) of a year
DD Degree (Unit of Angle) A measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians.
DG Decigram A decigram is one tenth (1/10) of a gram.
diop Dioptre - refraction of a lens [diop] Dioptre - refraction of a lens [diop] (Unified code)
DLT Decilitre A decilitre is one tenth (1/10) of a litre.
DMK Square decimetre A square deciimetre is an area of a square whose sides are exactly 1 deciimetre in length.
DMQ Cubic decimetre A cubic decimetre is the volume of a cube of side length one decimetre (0.1 m)
DMT Decimetre A decimetre is equal to one tenth of a metre.
DRA Dram (US) The dram (archaic spelling drachm) was historically both a coin and a weight. Currently it is both a small mass in the Apothecaries' system of weights and a small unit of volume. This unit is called more correctly fluid dram or in contraction also fluidram. The term also refers to the fluid dram, a measure of capacity equal 1⁄8 of a fluid ounce, which means it is exactly equal to 3.696 691 195 312 5 mL in the United States.
DRI Dram (UK) The dram (archaic spelling drachm) was historically both a coin and a weight. Currently it is both a small mass in the Apothecaries' system of weights and a small unit of volume. This unit is called more correctly fluid dram or in contraction also fluidram. The fluid dram is defined as 1⁄8 of a fluid ounce, which means it is exactly equal to 3.551 632 812 500 0 mL in the Commonwealth and Ireland. In England dram came to mean a small draught of cordial or alcohol; hence the term dram-house for the taverns where one could purchase a dram.
DZN Dozen A unit of count defining the number of units in multiples of 12.
E09 Milliampere hour Milliampere hour
E14 Kilocalorie A unit of energy equal to 1000 calories. X
E20 10⁶ (1000000) bits (binary digits) per second A unit of information equal to 10⁶ (1000000) bits (binary digits) per second.
E27 Dose A unit of count defining the number of doses (dose: a definite quantity of a medicine or drug).
E32 Litre Per Hour Litre Per Hour
E34 Gigabyte A unit of information equal to 109 bytes.
E35 Terabyte A unit of information equal to 10¹² bytes.
E36 Petabyte A unit of information equal to 10¹5 bytes. 1000 Terabytes = 1 Petabyte
E37 Pixel A unit of count defining the number of pixels (pixel: picture element).
E39 Dots per inch A unit of count defining the number of dots per linear inch as a measure of the resolution or sharpness of a graphic image.
E4 Gross kilogram A unit of mass defining the total number of kilograms before deductions.
E55 Use A unit of count defining the number of times an object is used.
EA Each A unit of count defining the number of items regarded as separate units.
ELU ELISA Units Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay unit, is always associated with a product and a method.
eV Electronvolt Electronvolt - energy [eV] (Unifed code)
F27 Gram Per Hour Gram Per Hour
F79 Inch of Mercury Inch of mercury conversion of 3,386 39 × 10³ kg x m⁻¹ x s⁻² OR 3386.389 pascals.
FAH Degree Fahrenheit The Fahrenheit temperature scale, the freezing point of water is 32 degrees Fahrenheit (°F) and the boiling point 212 °F (at standard atmospheric pressure), placing the boiling and freezing points of water exactly 180 degrees apart.
FH Micromole One millionth (10 -6 ) of a mole.
FJ Sizing Factor Sizing Factor
fmol/L Femtomole per litre [fmol/L] Femtomole per litre [fmol/L] (Unified code)
FOT Foot The international foot is defined to be equal to 0.3048 meters.
FP Pound per square foot A non SI unit of Pressure approximately equal to 47.88025 PASCAL's.
FR Foot Per Minute The number of foot per minute the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
FS Foot Per Second The number of foot per second the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
FTK Square foot A square foot is an area of a square whose sides are exactly 1 foot in length.
FTQ Cubic foot A cubic foot is the volume of a cube of side length one foot (0.3048 m) .
g(48.h) Gram per 48 hour [g/48 hr] Gram per 48 hour [g/48 hr] (Unified code)
g/(12.h) Gram per 12 hour [g/12 hr] Gram per 12 hour [g/12 hr] (Unified code)
g/(4.h) Gram per 4 hour [g/4 hr] Gram per 4 hour [g/4 hr] (Unified code)
g/(6.h) Gram per 6 hour [g/6 hr] Gram per 6 hour [g/6 hr] (Unified code)
g/(72.h) Gram per 72 hour [g/72 hr] Gram per 72 hour [g/72 hr] (Unified code)
g/d Gram per day [g/d] Gram per day [g/d] (Unified code)
g/g Gram per gram [g/g] Gram per gram [g/g] (Unified code)
G2 US Gallon Per Minute US gallon per minute
G21 Cup (US) Cup (US)
G23 Peck A peck is an imperial and U.S. customary unit of dry volume, equivalent in each of these systems to 2 gallons, 8 dry quarts, or 16 dry pints.
G24 Tablespoon Tablespoon. 1/2 fluid ounces, 3 teaspoons, 15 millilitres
G25 Teaspoon Teaspoon. 1/6 fluid ounces or 5 millilitres
G26 Stere The stere or stère is a unit of volume in the original metric system equal to one cubic metre. The stère is typically used for measuring large quantities of firewood or other cut wood,
GBQ Gigabecquerel A unit of activity equal to 109 becquerels.
GFI Gram of Fissile Isotope A unit of mass defining the number of grams of a fissile isotope (fissile isotope: an isotope whose nucleus is able to be split when irradiated with low energy neutrons).
GL Gram Per Litre A unit of measurement of mass concentration that shows how many grams of a certain substance are present in one litre. X
GLI Gallon (UK) The imperial (UK) gallon was legally defined as 4.54609 litres.
GLL Gallon (US) The U.S. liquid gallon is legally defined as 231 cubic inches, and is equal to exactly 3.785411784 litres or about 0.133680555 cubic feet.
GM Gram per square metre In the metric system, the density of all types of paper, paperboard, and fabric, is expressed in terms of grams per square meter (g/m²). This quantity is commonly called grammage both in English and French (ISO 536), though many English-speaking countries still refer to the "weight". The term density here is used somewhat incorrectly, as density is mass by volume. More precisely, it is a measure of the area density, areal density, or surface density.
GRM Gram A gram is defined as one one-thousandth of the kilogram (1×10-3 kg). X
GRN Grain A grain or troy grain is precisely 64.79891 milligrams. Exactly 7,000 grains per avoirdupois pound.
GRO Gross A unit of count defining the number of units in multiples of 144 (12 x 12).
GWH Gigawatt hour A gigaawatt hour is 109 kilowat hour or 3.6 terajoules.
Gy Gray [Gy] Gray - energy dose [Gy] (Unified Code)
H Henry [H] Henry - inductance [H] (Unified Code)
H49 Centimetre Per Hour The number of centimetre per hour the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
H67 Millimetre Per Hour The number of millimetre per hour the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
H79 French gauge The French scale (most correctly abbreviated as Fr, but also often abbreviated as FR or F) is commonly used to measure the catheter size (Circumference is in millimeters), in which 1 Fr = 0.33 mm in diameter. In the French Gauge system as it is also known, the diameter in millimeters of the catheter can be determined by dividing the French size by 3, thus an increasing French size corresponds with a larger diameter catheter. The following equations summarize the relationships: D(mm) = Fr/3 or Fr = D(mm)*3
H81 Millimetre Per Minute The number of millimetre per minute the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
H83 Litre per kilogram Litre per kilogram.
H87 Piece A unit of count defining the number of pieces (piece: a single item, article or exemplar). X
har Hecto - Hectare [ha] Hectare: Hecto-are and hectare are equivalent units [har] (Unified code)
HC Hundred count A unit of count defining the number of units counted in multiples of 100.
HD Half dozen A unit of count defining the number of units in multiplt of six (6).
HEP Histamine Equivalent Prick Histamine equivalent prick testing for allergen.
HGM Hectogram A hectogram is one hundred (100) grams
HLT Hectolitre A hectolitre is one hundred (100) litres.
HM Mile Per Hour (statute mile) The number of mile per hour the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
HN Conventional millimetre of mercury Conventional millimetre of mercury mm Hg.
HTZ Hertz A unit of frequency defined as the number of complete cycles per second; it is the basic unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI).
HUR Hour An hour is a unit of measurement of time of the duration of 60 minutes, or 3600 seconds. It is 1/24 of a median Earth day. X
INH Inches An international inch is defined to be equal to 25.4 millimeters. X
INK Square inch A square inch is an area of a square whose sides are exactly 1 inch in length.
INQ Cubic inch A cubic inch is the volume of a cube of side length one inch (0.254 m).
IU Inch Per Second The number of inch per second the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
JOU Joule A joule is the energy exerted by a force of one newton acting to move an object through a distance of one metre.
K14 Foot Per Hour The number of foot per hour the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
K30 Gallon (US liquid) Per Second Gallon (US liquid) per second
K43 Horsepower Horsepower (electric) - Automotive horsepower is defined as "a unit of power equal to 550 foot-pounds per second (745.7 watts)".
K6 Kilolitre A kilolitre is one thousand (1000) litres.
kat Katal - catalytic activity [kat] Katal - catalytic activity [kat] (Unified code)
KDW Kilogram drained net weight Kilogram drained net weight.
KGM Kilogram A unit of mass equal to one thousand grams. X
KHY Kilogram of hydrogen peroxide Kilogram of hydrogen peroxide.
KHZ Kilohertz A unit of frenquecy equal to 103 Hertz
KIU Kallikrein inactivator unit. Kallikrein Inactivator Unit per Milliliter definition: An arbitrary unit of a kallikrein inactivator concentration equal to the concentration at which one milliliter of the mixture contains one unit of the kallikrein inactivator
KJO Kilojoule A kilojoule is 1000 joules X
KMA Kilogram of methylamine Kilogram of methylamine
KMH Kilometre Per Hour The number of kilometre per hour the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
KMT Kilometre A kilometre is one thousand (1000) metres
KNI Kilogram of nitrogen Kilogram of nitrogen
KNM Kilonewton Per Square Metre Kilonewton Per Square Metre
KNT Knot The number of knots the trade item or part of the trade item moves. A Knot is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (1.852 km) per hour, approximately 1.151 mph.
KO The milliequivalence caustic potash per gram of product The milliequivalence caustic potash per gram of product. A unit of count defining the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide per gram of product as a measure of the concentration of potassium hydroxide in the product.
KPA Kilopascal- a thousand pascals (10 to the 3rd power) Kilopascal- a thousand pascals (10 to the 3rd power)
KPH Kilogram of potassium hydroxide (caustic potash) Kilogram of potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)
KPO Kilogram of potassium oxide Kilogram of potassium oxide
KPP Kilogram of phosphorus pentoxide (phosphoric anhydride) Kilogram of phosphorus pentoxide (phosphoric anhydride).
KSD Kilogram of substance 90% dry Kilogram of substance 90% dry
KSH Kilogram of sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) Kilogram of sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)
KT Kit A unit of count defining the number of kits (kit: tub, barrel or pail).
KUR Kilogram of Uranium A unit of mass equal to one thousand grams of uranium.
kU/L Kilo unit per litre [kU/L] Kilo unit per litre [kU/L] (Unified code)
KWH Kilowatt hour A kilowatt hour is a unit of energy equal to 3.6 megajoules. It is also a common commercial unit of electric energy representing the amount of energy delivered at a rate of 1,000 watts over a period of one hour.
KWT Kilowatt A kilowatt is one thousand (1000) watts
L/L Litre per litre [L/L] Litre per litre [L/L] (Unified code)
LBR Pound The international avoirdupois pound of exactly 0.45359237 kilogram.
LD Litre / Day Litre per day.
LF Linear foot A unit of count defining the number of feet (12inch) in length of a uniform width object.
LK Link A unit of distance equal to 0.01 chain.
LM Linear metre A unit of count defining the number of metres in length of a uniform width object.
LPA Litre of pure alcohole Litre of pure alcohol.
LR Layer A unit of count defining the number of layers.
LTN Ton (UK) or long ton (US) Ton (UK) = 1016 Kg or 2240 Lb.
LTR Litre A litre is defined as a special name for a cubic decimetre (1 L = 1 dm3 = 103 cm3).
LUX Lux The International System unit of illumination, equal to one lumen per square meter. X
m[iU]/L Milliinternational units per litre [m[iU]/L] Milliinternational units per litre [m[iU]/L] (Unified code)
M57 Mile Per Minute The number of mile per minute the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
M58 Mile Per Second The number of mile per second the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
M60 Metre Per Hour The number of meter per hour the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
M62 Kilometre Per Second The number of kilometre per second the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
M63 Inch Per Minute The number of inch per minute the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
M64 Yard Per Second The number of yard per second the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
M65 Yard Per Minute The number of yard per minute the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
M66 Yard Per Hour The number of yard per hour the trade item or part of the trade item moves.
MAW Megawatt A unit of power defining the rate of energy transferred or consumed when a current of 1000 amperes flows due to a potential of 1000 volts at unity power factor.
MBR Millibar Millibar- a hundred pascals (10 to the 2nd power)
MC Microgram A microgram is one millionth of a gram (0.000001) X
MEQ Milliequivalents mEq or milliequivalents, the measure is used in terms of milliequivalents of solute per liter of solvent (or milliNormal where mEq/L = mN). This is especially common for measurement of compounds in biological fluids; for instance, the healthy level of potassium in the blood of a human is defined between 3.5 and 5.0 mEq/L. To better be able to denote the units of measure for nutrients as used in business today.
mg/(12.h) Milligram per 12 hour [mg/12 hr] Milligram per 12 hour [mg/12 hr] (Unified code)
mg/d Milligram per day [mg/d] Milligram per day [mg/d] (Unified Code)
mg/dL Milligram per decilitre (mg/dL) Milligram per decilitre (mg/dL) (Unified code)
mg/g Milligram per gram [mg/g] Milligram per gram [mg/g] (Unified code)
mg/L Milligram per litre [mg/L] Milligram per litre [mg/L] (Unified code)
mg/mg Milligram per milligram [mg/mg] Milligram per milligram [mg/mg] (Unified code)
mg/mL Milligram per millilitre [mg/mL] Milligram per millilitre [mg/mL] (Unified code)
MGM Milligram A milligram is one thousandth of a gram (0.001) X
MHZ Megahertz A unit of frenquecy equal to 106 Hertz
MIK Square mile A square mile is an area of a square whose sides are exactly 1 mile in length.
MIN Minute (unit of time) A minute is a unit of time equal to 1/60th of an hour or 60 seconds
MIU Million International Unit (NIE) A unit of count defining the number of international units in multiples of 106.
mL/(10.h) Millilitre per 10 hour [mL/10 hr] Millilitre per 10 hour [mL/10 hr] (Unified code)
mL/(12.h) Millilitre per 12 hour [mL/12 hr] Millilitre per 12 hour [mL/12 hr] (Unified code)
mL/(2.h) Millilitre per 2 hour [mL/2 hr] Millilitre per 2 hour [mL/2 hr] (Unified code)
mL/(4.h) Millilitre per 4 hour [mL/4 hr] Millilitre per 4 hour [mL/4 hr] (Unified code)
mL/(5.h) Millilitre per 5 hour [mL/5 hr] Millilitre per 5 hour [mL/5 hr] (Unified code)
mL/(6.h) Millilitre per 6 hour [mL/6 hr] Millilitre per 6 hour [mL/6 hr] (Unified code)
mL/(72.h) Millilitre per 72 hour [mL/72 hr] Millilitre per 72 hour [mL/72 hr] (Unified code)
mL/(8.h) Millilitre per 8 hour [mL/8 hr] Millilitre per 8 hour [mL/8 hr] (Unified Code)
mL/d Millilitre per day [mL/d] Millilitre per day [mL/d] (Unified Code)
mL/h Millilitre per hour [mL/hr] Millilitre per hour [mL/hr] (Unified Code)
mL/min Millilitre per minute Millilitre per minute [mL/min] (Unified Code)
mL/s Millilitre per second Millilitre per second [mL/s] (Unified Code)
MLT Millilitre A millilitre is one thousandth of a litre (0.001) X
mm[Hg] Millimetre of mercury [pressure] Millimetre of mercury [pressure] (Unified code)
MMK Square millimetre A square millimetre is an area of a square whose sides are exactly 1 millimetre in length.
mmol/(12.h) Millimole per 12 hour [mmol/12 hr] Millimole per 12 hour [mmol/12 hr] (Unified code)
mmol/(5.h) Millimole per 5 hour [mmol/5 hr] Millimole per 5 hour [mmol/5 hr] (Unified code)
mmol/(6.h) Millimole per 6 hour [mmol/6 hr] Millimole per 6 hour [mmol/6 hr] (Unified code)
mmol/d Millimole per day [mmol/d] Millimole per day [mmol/d] (Unified code)
mmol/g Millimole per gram [mmol/g] Millimole per gram [mmol/g] (Unified code)
mmol/kg Millimole per kilogram [mmol/kg] Millimole per kilogram [mmol/kg] (Unified code)
mmol/kg[H2O] Millimole per kilogram [H2O] [mmol/kg Water] Millimole per kilogram [H2O] [mmol/kg Water] (Unified code)
mmol/L Millimole per litre [mmol/L] Millimole per litre [mmol/L] (Unified code)
mmol/mmol Millimole per millimole [mmol/mmol] Millimole per millimole [mmol/mmol] (Unified code)
MMQ Cubic millimetre A cubic millimetre is the volume of a cube of side length one milliimetre (0.001 m)
MMT Millimetre A millimetre is one thousandth of a metre (0.001) X
MON Month Unit of time equal to 1/12 of a year of 365,25 days X
MPN Most Probable Number Most Probable Number: is a method of getting quantitative data on concentrations of discrete items from positive/negative (incidence) data..
MQH Cubic Metre Per Hour Cubic Metre Per Hour
MTK Square metre A square metre is an area of a square whose sides are exactly 1 metre in length. X
MTQ Cubic metre A cubic metre is the volume of a cube of side length one metre. X
MTR Metre The metre is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units (SI).
MTS Metre Per Second Defines the speed defined by distance in metres divided by time in seconds.
mU MilliUnit [mU] MilliUnit [mU] (Unified code)
mU/L MilliUnit per litre [mU/L] MilliUnit per litre [mU/L] (Unified code)
MWH Megawatt hour (1000 kW.h) A unit of energy defining the total amount of bulk energy transferred or consumed.
N16 Inch of Mercury (32 ºF) Non SI-conforming unit of pressure according to the Anglo-American and Imperial system for units, whereas the value of 1 inHg meets the static pressure, which is generated by a mercury at a temperature of 32°F with a height of 1 inch.3,386 38 x 10³ Pa OR 3386.38 pascals.
N17 Inch of Mercury (60 ºF) Non SI-conforming unit of pressure according to the Anglo-American and Imperial system for units, whereas the value of 1 inHg meets the static pressure, which is generated by a mercury at a temperature of 60°F with a height of 1 inch.3,376 85 x 10³ Pa OR 3376.85 pascals.
NCL Number of cells Number of cells
NEW Newton Newton
ng/d Nanogram per day [ng/d] Nanogram per day [ng/d] (Unified code)
ng/g Nanogram per gram [ng/g] Nanogram per gram [ng/g] (Unified code)
ng/L Nanogram per litre [ng/L] Nanogram per litre [ng/L] (Unified code)
ng/mL Nanogram per millilitre [ng/mL] Nanogram per millilitre [ng/mL] (Unified code)
NIU Number of International Units A unit of count defining the number of international units. The International Unit is a unit of measurement for the amount of a substance, based on measured biological activity or effect. The unit is used for vitamins, hormones, some medications, vaccines, blood products, and similar biologically active substances
nmol/d Nanomole per day [nmol/d] Nanomole per day [nmol/d] (Unified code)
nmol/g Nanomole per gram [nmol/g] Nanomole per gram [nmol/g] (Unified code)
nmol/h/mL Nanomole per hour per millilitre [nmol/hr/mL] Nanomole per hour per millilitre [nmol/h/mL] (Unified code)
nmol/L Nanomole per litre [nmol/L] Nanomole per litre [nmol/L] (Unified code)
nmol/mmol Nanomole per millimole [nmol/mmol] Nanomole per millimole [nmol/mmol] (Unified code)
nmol/nmol Nanomole per nanomole [nmol/nmol] Nanomole per nanomole [nmol/nmol] (Unified code)
Np Neper Neper - level [Np] (Unified code)
NPR Number of pairs Number of pairs
NTU Nephelometric turbidity unit A unit used for measurement of concentration of enzymatic compounds through optical analysis.
NU Newton Metre Newton Metre
OHM Ohm A unit for electrical impedance, the ratio of the voltage phasor to the electric current phasor.
ON Ounces per square yard The weight of one square yard of the material expressed in ounces. Commonly used to express the density or weight of all types of paper, paperboard, and fabric, e.g. 20 OZ or 20 Weight denim has an area density of 20 oz/yd2. The term density here is used somewhat incorrectly, as density is mass by volume. More precisely, it is a measure of the area density, areal density, or surface density.
ONZ Ounce A unit of mass with several definitions, the most commonly used of which are equal to approximately 30 grams
OPM Oscillations Per Minute Oscillations Per Minute
OZA Fluid ounce (US) A fluid ounce (US) is equal to one sixteenth (1/16) of a US pint or 29.5735295625 millilitres .
OZI Fluid ounce (UK) A fluid ounce (UK) is equal to one thirtieth (1/30) of a UK pint or 28.4130625 millilitres.
P1 Percent A unit of proportion equal to 0.01. X
PAL Pascal The pascal (symbol: Pa) is the SI derived unit of pressure, stress, Young's modulus and tensile strength. It is a measure of force per unit area, defined as one newton per square metre.
PD Pad A unit of count defining the number of pads (pad: block of paper sheets fastened together at one end).
PFU Plaque Forming unit(s) Plaque Forming unit(s)
pg Picogram [pg] Picogram [pg] (Unified code)
pg/mL Picogram per millilitre [pg/mL] Picogram per millilitre [pg/mL] (Unified code)
pmol/d Picomole per day [pmol/d] Picomole per day [pmol/d] (Unified code)
pmol/g Picomole per gram [pmol/g] Picomole per gram [pmol/g] (Unified code)
pmol/h/mg Picomole per hour per milligram [pmol/hr/mg] Picomole per hour per milligram [pmol/hr/mg] (Unified code)
pmol/h/mL Picomole per hour per millilitre [pmol/hr/mL] Picomole per hour per millilitre [pmol/hr/mL] (Unified code)
pmol/L Picomole per litre [pmol/L] Picomole per litre [pmol/L] (Unified code)
pmol/mmol Picomole per millimole [pmol/mmol] Picomole per millimole [pmol/mmol] (Unified code)
PNT Point A single unit on a scale of measurement as part of an incentive program or pricing structure used as a means of making a quantitative evaluation.
PR Pair A unit of count defining the number of pairs (pair: item described by two's).
PS Pound-force per square inch The pound-force per square inch (symbol: psi or lbf/in2 or lbf/in2) is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units. It is the pressure resulting from a force of one pound-force applied to an area of one square inch. Other abbreviations are used that append a modifier to "psi". However, the US National Institute of Standards and Technology recommends that, to avoid confusion, any modifiers be instead applied to the quantity being measured rather than the unit of measure For example, "Pg = 100 psi" rather than "P = 100 psig".
PTD Dry Pint (US) The United States dry pint is equal one eighth of a US dry gallon or one half US dry quarts. It is used in the United States but is not as common as the liquid pint.
PTI Pint (UK) A pint (UK) is equal to 1/8 Gallon (UK); used primarly as a measure for beer and cider when sold by the glass.
PTL Liquid pint (US) The US liquid pint is equal one eighth of a United States liquid gallon.
PTN Portion: Portion
Q30 pH (potential of Hydrogen) The activity of the (solvated) hydrogen ion (a logarithmic measure used to state the acidity or alkalinity of a chemical solution).
Q32 Femtolitre Femtolitre- Femtolitre is the metric unit of volume equal to one thousand trillionth (European) or one quadrillionth (American) litre. One femtolitre is the same as one cubic micrometre (μm3), , which can be represented numerically as 0.00000000000001/liter.
Q33 Picolitre Picoliter is the metric unit of volume equal to a trillionth (one millionth of a millionth) of a liter, which can be represented numerically as 0.000000000001/liter. just as the prefix nano denotes a billionth part
Q34 Nanolitre Nanolitre is the metric unit of volume equal to one billionth of a litre, which can be represented numerically as 0.000000001/liter.
QB Page - hardcopy A unit of count defining the number of hardcopy pages (hardcopy page: a page rendered as printed or written output on paper, film, or other permanent medium).
QTD Quart (US dry) A US dry quart is equal to 1/32 of a US bushel, exactly 1.101220942715 litres.
QTL Liquid quart (US) A US liquid quart exactly equals 57.75 cubic inches, which is exactly equal to 0.946352946 litres.
R9 Thousand cubic metre Thousand cubic metre
RPM Revolutions Per Minute Revolutions Per Minute
S Siemens - electric conductance [S] Siemens - electric conductance [S] (Unified code)
S4 Square Metre / Second Metre squared per second.
SEC Second (unit of time) A second is a unit of time equal to 1/60th of an minute.
SET Set A unit of count defining the number of sets (set: a number of objects grouped together).
SMI Mile (statute mile) A statute mile of 5,280 feet (exactly 1,609.344 meters).
SQE SQ-E Number of allergens based on the SQ-E unit
STN Ton (US) or short ton (UK) Ton (US) = 2000 Lb or 907 Kg
Sv Sievert [Sv] Sievert - dose equivalent [Sv] (Unified code)
SX Shipment A unit of count defining the number of shipments (shipment: an amount of goods shipped or transported).
T Tesla [T] Tesla - magnetic flux density [T] (Unified code)
T3 Thousand piece Thousand piece
TNE Tonne Metric ton = 1000 Kg
TPI Teeth Per Inch Teeth Per Inch
u Unified atomic mass unit Unified atomic mass unit [u] (Unified code)
U/(12.h) Unit per 12 hour [U/12 hr] Unit per 12 hour [U/12 hr] (Unified code)
U/(2.h) Unit per 2 hour [U/2 hr] Unit per 2 hour [U/2 hr] (Unified code)
U/d Unit per day [U/d] Unit per day [U/d] (Unified code)
U/g Unit per gram [U/g] Unit per gram [U/g] (Unified code)
U/h Unit per 1 hour [U/hr] Unit per 1 hour [U/hr] (Unified code)
U/kg Unit per kilogram [U/kg] Unit per kilogram [U/kg] (Unified code)
U/mL Unit per millilitre [U/mL] Unit per millilitre [U/mL] (Unified code)
u[iU]/mL Micro international unit per millilitre (u[iU]/mL) Micro international unit per millilitre (u[iU]/mL) (Unified code)
U2 Tablet A unit of count defining the number of tablets (tablet: a small flat or compressed solid object).
UA Torr Torr
ug/d Microgram per day [ug/d] aka [mcg/d] Microgram per day [ug/d] (Unified code) aka [mcg/d]
ug/dL Microgram per decilitre (ug/dL) Microgram per decilitre (ug/dL) (Unified code) aka [mcg/dL]
ug/g Microgram per gram [ug/g] aka [mcg/g] Microgram per gram [ug/g] (Unified code) aka [mcg/g]
ug/h Microgram per hour [ug/h] aka [mcg/h] Microgram per hour [ug/h] aka [mcg/h] (Unified code)
ug/L Microgram per litre [ug/L] aka [mcg/L] Microgram per litre [ug/L] (Unified code) aka [mcg/L]
ug/min Microgram per minute [ug/min] aka [mcg/min] Microgram per minute [ug/min] (Unified code) aka [mcg/min]
ug/mL Microgram per millilitre [ug/mL] aka [mcg/mL] Microgram per millilitre [ug/mL] (Unified code) aka [mcg/mL]
um/s Micrometre per second [um/s] Micrometre per second [um/s] (Unified code)
umol/(2.h) Micromole per 2 hour [umol/2 hr] Micromole per 2 hour [umol/2 hr] (Unified code)
umol/d Micromole per day [umol/d] Micromole per day [umol/d] (Unifed Code)
umol/g Micromole per gram [umol/g] Micromole per gram [umol/g] (Unified code)
umol/L Micromole per litre [umol/L] Micromole per litre [umol/L] (Unified code)
umol/min Micromole per minute (umol/min) Micromole per minute (umol/min) (Unified code)
umol/min/L Enzyme unit [micromoles/minute] per litre [umol/min/L] Enzyme unit [micromoles/minute] per litre [umol/min/L] (Unified code)
umol/mmol Micromole per millimole [umol/mmol] Micromole per millimole [umol/mmol] (Unified code)
umol/umol Micromole per micromole [umol/umol] Micromole per micromole [umol/umol] (Unified code)
VLT Volt Volt
Wb Weber - magnetic flux [Wb] Weber - magnetic flux [Wb] (Unified code)
W/m2 Watt per square metre Specifies the maximum heat output of a product. It is the SI unit (International System of Units) for radiative and other energy fluxes. (Unified Code)
WEE Week A week is a time unit equal to seven days.
WHR Watt hour The watt-hour is a unit of energy equivalent to one watt of power expended for one hour of time; it is equal to 3.6 kilojoules. The watt-hour is rarely used to express energy in any form other than electrical.
WTT Watt A watt is a derived unit of power; one watt is equivalent to 1 joule (J) of energy per second.
XRE Retinol Equivalent (RE) A unit used for quantifying the vitamin A value of sources of vitamin A, including both preformed retinoids and precursor carotenoids. Examples include: . One RE is equivalent to 1 mcg of retinol, 6 mcg of Beta-carotene, or 12 mcg of other pro-vitamin A carotenoids. . One RE is equivalent to 0.3 International Units of retinol or 0.1 International Units of Beta-carotene.
XRO Roll A unit of count defining the number of rolls where "Roll" is the name of the code value in UN/ECE Recommendation 21, pluralized as appropriate.
X_SER Serving A unit of count defining the number of servings being referenced. There is a validation limiting the usage of this UoM.
XST Sheet A unit of count defining the number of “Sheets” where “Sheet” is the name of the code value in UN/ECE Recommendation 21, pluralized as appropriate.
X_CCA Cold Cramp Amp A measurement of the number of amps a battery can deliver at 0 ° F for 30 seconds and not drop below 7.2 volts.
X_CFG Colony Forming Units per gram (CFU/g) Colony Forming Units per gram (CFU/g). See CFU for definition of Colony Forming Unit
X_CFP Colony Forming Units per Pound (CFU/lb) Colony Forming Units per Pound (CFU/lb) See CFU for definition of Colony Forming Unit
X_CHD Centisimal Hahnemannian Dilution (CH) A count of attenuation steps or dilution levels representing the homeopathic potency of a substance using the Hahnemannian (CH) method of attenuation; commonly denoted as CH1, CH2, CH3, etc. Each centesimal attenuation step represents one part source material combined with 99 parts dilution medium; commonly denoted as C1, C2, C3, etc.
X_DBA Decibar Decibar
X_DWT Penny Weight A pennyweight (abbreviated dwt or denarius weight) is a unit of mass that is equal to 24 grains, 1⁄20 of a troy ounce, 1⁄240 of a troy pound, and exactly 1.55517384 grams. (Usage- The pennyweight is the common weight used in the valuation and measurement of precious metals. Jewellers use the pennyweight in calculating the amount and cost of precious metals used in fabricating or casting jewellery. Similarly, dentists and dental labs still use the pennyweight as the measure of precious metals in dental crowns and inlays.)
X_HIN Hundredths of an Inch One Hundredth of an inch or 0.01. (Usage- Measurements of Papers, Films, Circuit boards and the like)
X_IUK International Units per Kilogram (IU/kg) International Units per Kilogram (IU/kg) a unit of activity or potency for vitamins, hormones, or other substances, defined individually for each substance in terms of the activity of a standard quantity or preparation.
X_KVN Korsakovian (K) A count of attenuation steps or dilution levels representing the homeopathic potency of a substance using the Korsakovian (K) method of attenuation; commonly denoted as CK1, CK2, CK3, etc. Each centesimal attenuation step represents one part source material combined with 99 parts dilution medium; commonly denoted as C1, C2, C3, etc.
X_MLM Millesimai (LM) A count of attenuation steps or dilution levels representing the homeopathic potency of a substance where each attenuation step represents one part source material combined with 49,999 parts dilution medium; commonly denoted as LM1, LM2, LM3, etc.
X_MPG Miles Per Gallon Fuel usage by the number of miles the trade item can go on 1 US gallon of fuel.
X_MTC Mother tincture (Dry material) A count of a dry crud medical substance Mother tincture, when used for homeopathic preparations, are liquid preparations obtained by the solvent action of a suitable vehicle upon raw materials. The raw materials (medical substance) are usually in the fresh form but may be dried. Mother tinctures for homeopathic preparations may also be obtained from plant juices, with, or without the addition of a vehicle.
X_NGM Nanogram A nanogram is 10-9 gram or a billionth of a gram.
X_PPC Pixel per centimetre A unit of count defining the number of pixels per linear centimetre as a measurement of the resolution of devices in various contexts; typically computer displays, image scanners or digital camera image sensors.
X_PPI Pixel per inch A unit of count defining the number of pixels per linear inch (PPI) as a measurement of the resolution of devices in various contexts; typically computer displays, image scanners or digital camera image sensors.
X_RAE Retinol Activity Equivalents A measure of vitamin A activity based on the capacity of the body to convert provitamin carotenoids containing at least one unsubstituted ionone ring to retinaldehyde. 1 microgram RAE = 1 mg retinol = 12 mg β-carotene = 24 mg other vitamin A precursor carotenoids.
X_SIN Thirty Seconds of an Inch Thirty Seconds of an inch (1/32 or 0.3125). (Usage when measuring using some measuring tapes. Commonly used in model making and some hobbies for scaling to full size. Also used in railway applications.)
X_SPS Sample per second A unit of count defining the number of samplings takes during a period of time
X_UIN Ten Thousandths of an Inch One Ten Thousandths of an inch or 0.0001 often called a "tenth" in machinery. (Usage- Measurements of some machine parts, gaps in spark plugs).
YDK Square Yard A square yard is the area of a square with sides of one yard (three feet, thirty-six inches, 0.9144 metres) in length
YRD Yard A yard is It is equal to 3 feet or 36 inches or 0.9144 meter.