Definition of Square foot

1. Noun. A unit of area equal to one foot by one foot square.

Exact synonyms: Sq Ft
Generic synonyms: Area Unit, Square Measure



Definition of Square foot

1. Noun. A unit of area equal to the area of a square the sides of which are each one foot long. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Square Foot

square centimeters
square centimetre
square centimetres
square circle
square dance
square dancer
square dances
square dancing
square deal
square division
square divisions
square drive
square drives
square eyes
square feet
square foot (current term)
square footage
square footages
square inch
square inches
square kilometer
square kilometers
square kilometre
square kilometres
square knot
square knots
square leg
square leg umpire
square leg umpires
square matrices

Literary usage of Square foot

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1. Proceedings by Journal, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (1849)
"1 - 50 square feet per foot run of rail; the proportions varying from 2 - 50 square feet per foot run of rail at joint, to 0 - 93 square foot per foot run ..."

2. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"Manufactures of leather. per square foot; above that, and not exceeding eighteen by twelve inches, five cents per square foot; above eighteen by twelve ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1864)
"... two and one-half cents per square foot ; above that, and not exceeding sixteen by twenty-four inches square, four cents per square foot ; above that and ..."

4. The Law of City Planning and Zoning by Frank Backus Williams (1922)
"I. The tax herein imposed shall be ten cents for each square foot of the area of the advertisement or advertising device to which it shall apply, ..."

5. The Law of City Planning and Zoning by Frank Backus Williams (1922)
"I. The tax herein imposed shall l>c ten cents for each square foot of the area of the advertisement or advertising device to which it shall apply, ..."

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