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  • adj. Having no units of measurement; such as a ratio or percentage of two numbers which have the same units.

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Examples

  • Gross tonnage (often abbreviated as GT, G.T. or gt) is a unitless index related to a ship's overall internal volume.

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  • Albedo is a non-dimensional, unitless quantity that indicates how well a surface reflects solar energy.

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  • Also in a pure unit sense, say if we equate distance with time the speed of light is then “unitless,” and so similar to the fine structure constant is then simply a constant.

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  • I'd like to assume, if we're trying to get an "apples-to-apples", that those other areas can also be represented by a singular significant number perhaps not a simple one; it could be some unitless amalgam.

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  • If the part number is numeric and unitless, then it can be added to the User

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  • The exact details of indexed bonds can vary, especially in other countries where there are similar but not identical products available, but the usual deal with the Canadian RRBs is that the par value, instead of being a fixed number of dollars, is a fixed number of dollars multiplied by the (unitless) Consumer Price Index (CPI).

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  • I had forgotten that the reset sets a default line-height of 1 - the unitless dot … » 70 Expert Ideas For Better CSS Coding

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  • Dennis Jeffrey, Autodesk Inventor Certified Expert Because it is unitless, there is no maximum distance.

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  • Because it is unitless, there is no maximum distance.

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  • AutoCAD is the only unitless CAD system in popular use.

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