This comprehensive dictionary provides clear definitions of all the units, prefixes, and styling of the Système International (SI), as well as industry-specific and traditional terms currently in use.
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Donald Fenna was Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta. He was the author of numerous publications in journals covering mathematics, computing, and medicine, as well as Elsevier's Encyclopedic Dicitonary of Measures (1998).
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