So, basically I want to know, how to pluralize the phrase Unit of measure

I have a group or collection of unit of measure like liter, micro-liter, kilo, etc and I want to given to that collection a correct title.

Is Unit of measurements correct? or Unit of measures?

  • Units of measure – Dog Lover Oct 11 '16 at 1:01
  • Those are all measurement units. – tchrist Oct 11 '16 at 4:15

The whole batch of them constitute units of measurement. The prepositional clause would have a different meaning if rendered of measurements (referring to multiple actions of measuring), so there is no choice for the plural of unit of measurement.

  • So, the correct title for a collection would be Units of measurement? – miso Oct 10 '16 at 23:58
  • Also, How do you interprete the phrase Unit of measures? – miso Oct 10 '16 at 23:58
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    To answer your first question, yes, that's what I wrote (whole batch). As to your second, I have no idea what it is supposed to mean. – David Handelman Oct 11 '16 at 0:00
  • Ok, thanks for your help. I having a hard time naming collections in English, is easy if the object name is just one word, like product or brand. But with phrase like unit of measure or bill of material, I don't know how to treat them. – miso Oct 11 '16 at 0:04
  • Can you give me one more example of how to name a collection of bill of materials? – miso Oct 11 '16 at 0:05

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