The standard unit of measurement for mass is a gram, as designated by the International System of Units (SI). While many industries continue to measure mass in ounces, pounds and tons in the United States, metric measure... More »

A common unit of measure for an object's mass is the metric unit grams. However, mass is often confused with weight, which are similar ideas but different characteristics of an object. More »

A kip is an informal measurement of force that equals 1,000 pounds. The name is a combination of "kilo" and "pound." It can also be used to represent 1,000 inch-pounds when used as a unit of energy or torque. More »

The term mmole is an abbreviation for millimole, a figure that is a part of the International System of Units and equal to 1/1,000 of a mole (SI). A mole is a unit of measurement commonly used in chemistry to denote amou... More »

A gram is a unit of measurement for mass or weight in the metric system. There are 1000 grams in a kilogram, so 500 grams would be a half a kilogram. In US customary units, 500 grams is a little more than a pound. More »

DM3 stands for cubic decimeter in the International System of Units measurement system. In the United States, this volumetric quantity is called a liter. It is also equivalent to 1,000 cubic centimeters. More » Science Measurements

The two major systems of measurement in use in the world are the U.S. Customary System of measurement and the International System of Units, commonly known as the metric system. The majority of the world uses the metric ... More »