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Unit vs. Meme

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Unitnoun

(mathematics) Oneness, singularity, seen as a component of a whole number; a magnitude of one.

Memenoun

Any unit of cultural information, such as a practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another in a comparable way to the transmission of genes.

Unitnoun

(sciences) A standard measure of a quantity.

‘The centimetre is a unit of length.’;

Memenoun

Something, usually humorous, which is copied and circulated online with slight adaptations, including quizzes, basic pictures, video templates etc.

Unitnoun

The number one.

Memenoun

A myth circulating as truth; something ineffective presented as effective, or similar.

‘it’s a meme degree’; ‘jogging is a meme’;

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Unitnoun

An organized group comprising people and/or equipment.

‘He was a member of a special police unit.’;

Memeverb

To turn into a meme; to use a meme, especially to achieve something in real life.

‘to meme into existence’;

Unitnoun

A member of a military organization.

‘The fifth tank brigade moved in with 20 units. (i.e., 20 tanks)’;

Memeverb

(internet slang) To joke around.

‘I thought you guys were just memeing’;

Unitnoun

Any military element whose structure is prescribed by competent authority, such as a table of organization and equipment; specifically, part of an organization.

Memenoun

a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one generation to another by nongenetic means (as by imitation);

‘memes are the cultrual counterpart of genes’;

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Unitnoun

An organization title of a subdivision of a group in a task force.

Memenoun

an element of a culture or system of behaviour passed from one individual to another by imitation or other non-genetic means.

Unitnoun

A standard or basic quantity into which an item of supply is divided, issued, or detailed. In this meaning, also called unit of issue.

Memenoun

an image, video, piece of text, etc., typically humorous in nature, that is copied and spread rapidly by Internet users, often with slight variations.

Unitnoun

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.

Meme

A meme ( MEEM) is an idea, behavior, or style that spreads by means of imitation from person to person within a culture and often carries symbolic meaning representing a particular phenomenon or theme. A meme acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices, that can be transmitted from one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals, or other imitable phenomena with a mimicked theme.

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Unitnoun

(algebra) The identity element, neutral element.

Unitnoun

(algebra) An element having an inverse, an invertible element; an associate of the unity.

Unitnoun

(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.

Unitnoun

(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.

Unitnoun

(commerce) An item which may be sold singly.

‘We shipped nearly twice as many units this month as last month.’;

Unitnoun

(UK) A unit of alcohol.

Unitnoun

One kilowatt-hour (as recorded on an electricity meter).

Unitnoun

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.

Unitnoun

(historical) A gold coin of the reign of James I, worth twenty shillings.

Unitnoun

A work unit.

Unitnoun

A physically large person.

Unitadjective

For each unit.

‘We have to keep our unit costs down if we want to make a profit.’;

Unitadjective

(mathematics) Having a size or magnitude of one.

Unitnoun

A single thing or person.

Unitnoun

The least whole number; one.

‘Units are the integral parts of any large number.’;

Unitnoun

A gold coin of the reign of James I., of the value of twenty shillings.

Unitnoun

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.

Unitnoun

A single thing, as a magnitude or number, regarded as an undivided whole.

Unitnoun

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’;

Unitnoun

an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole;

‘the reduced the number of units and installations’; ‘the word is a basic linguistic unit’;

Unitnoun

an organization regarded as part of a larger social group;

‘the coach said the offensive unit did a good job’; ‘after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit’;

Unitnoun

a single undivided whole;

‘an idea is not a unit that can be moved from one brain to another’;

Unitnoun

a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else;

‘units of nucleic acids’;

Unitnoun

an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity;

‘how big is that part compared to the whole?’; ‘the team is a unit’;

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