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SI

abbreviation for STATUTORY INSTRUMENT.
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BIPM, The International System of Units, 8th Edition, Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, Sevres, France (2006).
After establishing the metaphysical foundation for his thesis, the author embarks on a lengthy (175-page) Commentary in which he interprets the International System of Units from the perspective of Aristotelian-Thomistic metaphysics.
The alphabetically-organized listing of 22,000-plus drug products is supplemented with several appendices: standard medical abbreviations, calculations, common systems of weights and measures, approximate practical equivalents, international system of units, normal laboratory values, FDA pregnancy categories, controlled substances summary, medical terminology glossary, oral dosage forms that should not be crushed or chewed, drug names that look alike and sound alike, new therapeutic agents, discontinued drugs, common abbreviations of chemotherapy regimens, radio-contrast media, radio- isotopes, and manufacturer and distributor listing.
Alternatively, forces in this range can be realized using the electrical units defined in the International System of Units (SI) and linked to the Josephson and quantized Hall effects in combination with the SI unit of length.
A publication from the organization titled the Standard for the Use of the International System of Units (SI): The Modern Metric System (IEEE/ASTM SI-10-2002) provides information that defines and comments on SI quantities and units used to describe such properties as mass, force, weight, temperature, pressure, angle, moment of inertia, and kinetic energy.
Redefining the kilogram represents more of a tidying up of the international system of units (SI) than a response to a need for an improved mass standard.

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