## A Quick reference

### A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

*Metric* As a lower-case prefix a-, see atto-.

length. *Metric* Correctly Å, see angstrom.

area. As a, see are; see ...

## a.u. Quick reference

### A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

sub-atomic physics. See atomic unit.

## aanom Quick reference

### A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

[annum]

time. Anomalistic year; see anomalistic and year.

## ab- Quick reference

### A Dictionary of Physics (8 ed.)

A prefix attached to the name of a practical electrical unit to provide a name for a unit in the electromagnetic system of units (...

## abampere Quick reference

### A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

## abcoulomb Quick reference

### A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

electric charge. Symbol abC. *Metric-c.g.s.* The absolute coulomb of the e.m.u. system, for a steady current identically s⋅abA. 1 abC = 10 C....

## abdaraf Quick reference

### A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

electric elastance. Symbol abD. *Metric-c.g.s.* The absolute daraf of the e.m.u. system, for a steady current identically abV/abC, and identically reciprocal abfarard. 1 abD = 1 abF...