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- abbreviation European currency unit
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- noun The
ISO3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Ecuador.
- initialism European Currency Unit
- initialism Engine control unit
- initialism Electronic control unit
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The treaty envisions the creation of a common European currency no later than 1999 (called the ECU, it would replace national units like the German mark).
The program, known as ECU HEAT, a ministry of churches involved in the Farmington Area Ecumenical Ministry, has raised more than $41,000 to help 521 people or more than 200 families.
The N635S 5.8 is a tribute from Oliver Nowack to his father Hans, creator of world famed race and road engines and one of the inventors of what is nowadays called ECU-Tuning.
"The ECU is a good thing will be able to compensate for engine wear and tear automatically,"
Again, there is precedent: the eurozone has had such a pooled currency before: the ECU was a basket of currencies.
A computerized brain-often called the ECU, for Engine Control Unit-that regulates an engine's operation by monitoring certain engine characteristics (rpm, coolant temperature, intake airflow, etc.) through a network of sensors and then controlling key variables (fuel metering, spark timing, EGR, etc.) according to preprogrammed schedules.
"Let us recall the ECU [European currency unit], which was not precisely a supernational currency but served as a monetary unit, as a unit of account in European Community countries before the introduction of euro as the main reserve currency,"