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Old 03-29-2011, 01:35 AM
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Default Re: How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck if a Woodchuck Could Chuck Wood?

Originally Posted by Wikipedia
In science and technology, an arbitrary unit (abbreviated arb. unit,[1] see below) or procedure defined unit[2] (p.d.u.) is a relative unit of measurement to show the ratio of amount of substance, intensity, or other quantities, to a predetermined reference measurement. The reference measurement is typically defined by the local laboratories or dependent on individual measurement apparatus. It is therefore impossible to compare "1 arb. unit" by one measurer and "1000 arb. unit" by another measurer without detailed prior knowledge on how the respective "arbitrary units" were defined; thus, the unit is sometimes called an unknown unit.
So I guess 1 arb. unit = approximately 46.7 pounds.
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