What's the difference between mancus and unit?

Mancus


Definition:

  • (n.) An old Anglo Saxon coin both of gold and silver, and of variously estimated values. The silver mancus was equal to about one shilling of modern English money.

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Unit


Definition:

  • (n.) A single thing or person.
  • (n.) The least whole number; one.
  • (n.) A gold coin of the reign of James I., of the value of twenty shillings.
  • (n.) Any determinate amount or quantity (as of length, time, heat, value) adopted as a standard of measurement for other amounts or quantities of the same kind.
  • (n.) A single thing, as a magnitude or number, regarded as an undivided whole.

Example Sentences:

  • (1) The findings indicate that there is still a significant incongruence between the value structure of most family practice units and that of their institutions but that many family practice units are beginning to achieve parity of promotion and tenure with other departments in their institutions.
  • (2) The influence of the various concepts for the induction of lateral structure formation in lipid membranes on integral functional units like ionophores is demonstrated by analysing the single channel current fluctuations of gramicidin in bimolecular lipid membranes.
  • (3) Microionophoretically applied excitatory amino acids induced firing of extracellularly recorded single units in a tissue slice preparation of the mouse cochlear nucleus, and the similarly applied antagonist 2-amino-5-phosphonovalerate (2APV) was demonstrated to be a selective N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist.
  • (4) The Frenchman‚Äôs 65th-minute goal was a fifth for United and redemptive after he conceded the penalty from which CSKA Moscow took a first-half lead.
  • (5) This article describes a number of syndromes affecting the nail unit.
  • (6) The small units described here could be inhibitory interneurons which convert the excitatory response of large units into inhibition.
  • (7) The program met with continued support and enthusiasm from nurse administrators, nursing unit managers, clinical educators, ward staff and course participants.
  • (8) No significant change occurred in the bacterial population of our hospital unit during the period of the study (more than 3 years).
  • (9) Pokeweed mitogen-stimulated rat spleen cells were identified as a reliable source of rat burst-promoting activity (PBA), which permitted development of a reproducible assay for rat bone marrow erythroid burst-forming units (BFU-E).
  • (10) Twitch-tetanus ratios were calculated and found not to be related to unit contraction time.6.
  • (11) The hospital whose A&E unit has been threatened with closure on safety grounds has admitted that four patients died after errors by staff in the emergency department and other areas.
  • (12) High-grade and low-grade candidemia were defined as 25 colony-forming units or more per 10 ml and 10 colony-forming units or fewer per 10 ml of blood, respectively.
  • (13) Writing in the Observer , Schmidt said his company's accounts were complicated but complied with international taxation treaties that allowed it to pay most of its tax in the United States.
  • (14) The level of significance of the statistical estimate of the change in the number of phonoreactive units (its increase due to deprivation) amounts to 92%.
  • (15) the class- and specificity-restricted antigen-sensitive units.
  • (16) This article reviews the care of the chest-injured patient during the intensive care unit phase of his or her recovery.
  • (17) Focusing on two prospective payment systems that operated concurrently in New Jersey, this study employs the hospital department as the unit of analysis and compares the effects of the all-payer DRG system with those of the SHARE program on hospitals.
  • (18) Asthma is probably the commonest chronic disease in the United Kingdom, and its attendant morbidity extends outside the possible scope of the hospital sector.
  • (19) Gallic wine sales in the UK have been tumbling for the past 20 years, but the news that France, once the largest exporter to these shores, has slipped behind Australia, the United States, Italy and now South Africa will have producers gnawing their knuckles in frustration.
  • (20) The committee reviewed the history, original intent, current purpose, and effectiveness of meetings held on the unit; when problems were identified, suggestions for change were formulated.

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