Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun weight_unit

2 senses of weight unit

Sense 1
metric weight unit, weight unit -- (a decimal unit of weight based on the gram)
       => mass unit -- (a unit of measurement for mass)
       => metric unit, metric -- (a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric")

Sense 2
weight unit, weight -- (a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan")
       => unit of measurement, unit -- (any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume")

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