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Units for measuring energy

atmosphere

noun

a unit for measuring pressure

calorie

noun

a unit for measuring how much energy you get from food. People who are worried about getting fat pay a lot of attention to the number of calories in their food

electromagnetic spectrum

noun

the complete range of electromagnetic waves from the shortest, which are gamma rays, to the longest, which are radio waves

J

abbreviation

joule

joule

noun

a unit for measuring work or energy

kilowatt-hour

noun

a unit for measuring electrical energy. The written abbreviation is kWh.

newton

noun

a unit for measuring force

photon

noun

a unit of energy in the form of light

quantum

noun

a unit used for measuring very small amounts of energy

therm

noun

a unit for measuring heat, containing 100,000 British Thermal Units

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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profit margin

the difference between how much money you get when you sell something and how much it costs you...

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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