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Rule "5-farads/5-farad"

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Description: 5-farads/5-farad
Message: The word '\1' is an adjective (SI unit of measurement), but the spelling is not correct. Do not use a plural adjective. Refer to section 5.4.3 in 'SI Brochure: The International System of Units (SI)'.
Category: Nonstandard Phrases (ID: NONSTANDARD_PHRASES)
Link: https://www.bipm.org/en/publications/si-brochure/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Use a 6-microfarads capacitor.
  • A 10-milliohms resistor is necessary.
  • Use a 10-metres rope.
  • The 4.6-centigrammes difference is not a problem.
  • Also find typographic errors: a 5.7.8-femtogrammes difference is not important.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Use a 6-microfarad capacitor.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: SI_UNITS_OF_MEASURMENT_ADJECTIVES_PLURAL [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-10 20:33:03 +0000)