unit symbol

A letter symbol that is used in place of the name of a unit.

NOTE Neither subscripts nor postscripts may be appended to unit symbols as a means of giving information about the special nature of the quantity under consideration. Such information should be conveyed instead by the quantity symbol.

References

JESD77-B, 2/00
JESD99B, 5/07

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