Word  Clue 

acre  a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in Englishspeaking countries 

advantage  (tennis) first point scored after deuce 

Advent  the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas 

agora  100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel 

airspeed  the speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying 

anna  a former copper coin of Pakistan and India 

April  the month following March and preceding May 

astrolabe  an early form of sextant 

audio  an audible acoustic wave frequency 

August  the month following July and preceding September 

baht  the basic unit of money in Thailand 

balance  a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity 

balboa  the basic unit of money in Panama; equal to 100 centesimos 

barometer  an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure 

bath  an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons 

bolivar  the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos 

bushel  a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches 

bushel  a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks 

cable  a nautical unit of depth 

calendar  a tabular array of the days (usually for one year) 

carat  a unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg 

cent  a fractional monetary unit of several countries 

centimeter  a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter 

chain  a unit of length 

chronology  an arrangement of events in time 

chronometer  an accurate clock (especially used in navigation) 

cicero  a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em 

clock  a timepiece that shows the time of day 

colon  the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos 

colon  the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos 

cord  a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet 

cordoba  the basic unit of money in Nicaragua; equal to 100 centavos 

crystal  a protective cover that protects the face of a watch 

December  the last (12th) month of the year 

dial  the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours 

digit  the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure 

dimensional  of or relating to dimensions 

dipstick  a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level 

dollar  the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents 

dong  the basic unit of money in Vietnam 

dram  the basic unit of money in Armenia 

dram  1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams 

embolism  an insertion into a calendar 

exceedingly  to an extreme degree; 'extremely cold'; 'extremely unpleasant' 

excessively  to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits; 'too big' 

fathom  a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth 

February  the month following January and preceding March 

florin  the basic unit of money in Suriname; equal to 100 cents 

flux  the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface 

franc  the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 centimes 

fruit  an amount of a product 

furlong  a unit of length equal to 220 yards 

gait  the rate of moving (especially walking or running) 

gallon  United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters 

gilbert  a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampereturns 

gill  a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces 

grad  onehundredth of a right angle 

grade  onehundredth of a right angle 

graduation  the act of arranging in grades 

grain  a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat 

heller  100 halers equal 1 koruna in Czech Republic 

heller  100 halers equal 1 koruna Slovakia 

homer  an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs 

horsepower  a unit of power equal to 746 watts 

hourglass  a sandglass that runs for sixty minutes 

hunter  a watch with a hinged metal lid to protect the crystal 

immeasurable  impossible to measure; 'unmeasurable reaches of outer space' 

inch  a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot 

January  the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice 

July  the month following June and preceding August 

June  the month following May and preceding July 

Kartik  the eighth month of the Hindu calendar 

kilometer  a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles) 

kilowatt  a unit of power equal to 1000 watts 

kwai  the basic unit of money in China 

langley  unit of solar radiation 

last  a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds 

last  a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels 

lats  the basic unit of money in Latvia 

league  an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles) 

Lent  a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday 

link  a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain 

lira  the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents 

lira  formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi 

lira  the basic unit of money in Turkey 

March  the month following February and preceding April 

mark  formerly the basic unit of money in Germany 

megahertz  one million periods per second 

meter  any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity 

mile  a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km 

mile  an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards 

milligram  one thousandth (1/1,000) gram 

millimeter  a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter 

minute  a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree 

morgen  a South African unit of measure equal to about 2 acres 

nail  a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard 

November  the month following October and preceding December 

observation  the act of making and recording a measurement 

October  the month following September and preceding November 

odometer  a meter that shows mileage traversed 

outrageously  to an extravagant or immoderate degree; 'atrociously expensive' 

pace  the rate of some repeating event 

pace  the rate of moving (especially walking or running) 

palm  a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand 

pascal  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter 

peck  a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches 

perch  a linear measure of 16.5 feet 

perch  a square rod of land 

pint  a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches 

pole  a linear measure of 16.5 feet 

pole  a square rod of land 

profoundly  to a great depth psychologically; 'They felt the loss deeply' 

pula  the basic unit of money in Botswana 

quadrant  a quarter of the circumference of a circle 

quadrant  a measuring instrument for measuring altitude of heavenly bodies 

quart  a United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches 

rand  the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents 

retrograde  of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma 

ruble  the basic unit of money in Russia 

ruble  the basic unit of money in Tajikistan 

scale  a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass 

scaling  act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale 

schilling  formerly the basic unit of money in Austria 

section  a land unit equal to 1 square mile 

September  the month following August and preceding October 

sextant  a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees 

speed  distance travelled per unit time 

speedometer  a meter fixed to a vehicle that measures and displays its speed 

standard  a board measure = 1980 board feet 

sucre  the basic unit of money in Ecuador; equal to 100 centavos 

tael  a unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces 

taka  the basic unit of money in Bangladesh; equal to 100 paisa 

tala  the basic unit of money in Western Samoa 

tempo  the rate of some repeating event 

tesla  a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter 

thermometer  measuring instrument for measuring temperature 

ticker  a small portable timepiece 

timepiece  a measuring instrument or device for keeping time 

timer  a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end 

velocity  distance travelled per unit time 

wane  a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number) 

watch  a small portable timepiece 

weber  a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells 

wristwatch  a watch that is worn strapped to the wrist 

yardstick  a ruler or tape that is three feet long 

yield  an amount of a product 

yuan  the basic unit of money in China 

zloty  the basic unit of money in Poland 

 
