HyperDic: area_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression area unit:
NOUNquantityarea unit, square measurea system of units used to measure areas
English > area unit: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA system of units used to measure areas.
Synonymsquare measure
NarroweracreA unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries
agate line, lineSpace for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising
are, arA unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
arpentA former French unit of area
barn, b(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section
column inch, inchA unit of measurement for advertising space
dessiatineA former Russian unit of area equal to 2.7 acres
em, em quad, mutton quadA quad with a square body
hectare(abbreviated 'ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)
morgenA South African unit of measure equal to about 2 acres
perch, rod, poleA square rod of land
quarter sectionA land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side
square foot, sq ftA unit of area equal to one foot by one foot square
square inch, sq inA unit of area equal to one inch by one inch square
square meter, square metre, centareA centare is 1/100th of an are
square mileAn area of 640 acres
square yard, sq ydA unit of area equal to one yard by one yard square
Broaderunit of measurement, unitAny division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
Catalanunitat mètrica de superfície

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