square measure

square measure
noun Date: 1728 a unit or system of units for measuring area — see metric system table, weight table

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Square measure — Square Square (skw[^a]r), a. 1. (Geom.) Having four equal sides and four right angles; as, a square figure. [1913 Webster] 2. Forming a right angle; as, a square corner. [1913 Webster] 3. Having a shape broad for the height, with rectilineal and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Square measure — measure meas ure (m[e^]zh [ u]r; 135), n. [OE. mesure, F. mesure, L. mensura, fr. metiri, mensus, to measure; akin to metrum poetical measure, Gr. me tron, E. meter. Cf. {Immense}, {Mensuration}, {Mete} to measure.] 1. A standard of dimension; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • square measure — n. a system of measuring area, esp. the system in which 144 square inches = 1 square foot or that in which 10,000 square centimeters = 1 square meter: see the table of weights and measures in the Reference Supplement …   English World dictionary

  • square measure — index dimension Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • square measure — ► NOUN ▪ a unit of measurement relating to area …   English terms dictionary

  • square measure — ploto matas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. measure of area; square measure vok. Flächenmaß, n rus. мера площади, f pranc. mesure d’aire, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • square measure — square′ meas′ure n. wam a system of units for the measurement of surfaces or areas • Etymology: 1720–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • square measure — noun a system of units used to measure areas • Syn: ↑area unit • Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑unit • Hyponyms: ↑square inch, ↑sq in, ↑square foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • square measure — a system of units for the measurement of surfaces or areas. [1720 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • square measure — measurement of area …   English contemporary dictionary

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