Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of square: as, sq. ft. (that is, square foot or feet); sq. m. (square mile or miles).
- n. An abbreviation of the Latin sequens, sequentes, sequentia, the following.
“-- 'Specimens of the British Poets', by Thomas Campbell, London, 1819, ii. 134, 'sq'.] [Footnote 5: Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset [1637-1706], esteemed the most accomplished man of his day, was alike distinguished in the voluptuous court of Charles II. and the gloomy one of William III.”
“I was excited to finally own a piece of property, my own home, even if it was just 1,023 sq ft and a condominium to boot.”
“There had been speculation that the new retailer would give up on opening so-called "big box" stores of between 30,000 to 35,000 sq ft, which put it at loggerheads with established UK chains Currys and Comet.”
“Under the trust's programme on its 20 sq km Killerton Estate, near Exeter, badgers will be caught in live traps, injected with the licensed BCG vaccine, marked so they will not be injected again and released unharmed.”
“Even if Fred Meyer wanted to, they would not have been able to fill a 200,000 sq ft. store 60 years ago.”
“The 15,000 sq.ft. of building is costing over $350 per sq/ft.”
“Above the shops there is 200,000 sq ft of office space spread across seven floors.”
“• A story said that big food retailers in Britain had permission for another 21.4m sq ft of supermarket space, enough for "more than 16,000 new stores".”
“A regional breakdown should have said 7.4m sq ft of such space was planned for Scotland, instead of 16.7m; 5.1m for the south-east, instead of 11.6m; and 4.8m for the north-west, instead of 10.9m Revealed: how supermarkets plan to build thousands more stores, 22 December, page 3.”
“One-bedroom properties, at an average of 46 sq metres, are 4 sq metres short of the recommended size, it adds in its recent report The Case for Space.”
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