from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Second person singular and plural and first and third person plural present indicative of be.
- n. A metric unit of area equal to 100 square meters (119.6 square yards).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. second-person singular simple present tense of be
- v. first-person plural simple present tense of be
- v. second-person plural simple present tense of be
- v. third-person plural simple present tense of be
- n. An accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The present indicative plural of the substantive verb to be; but etymologically a different word from be, or was. Am, art, are, and is, all come from the root as.
- n. The unit of superficial measure, being a square of which each side is ten meters in length; 100 square meters, or about 119.6 square yards.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The present indicative plural of the substantive verb to be. See be.
- n. In the metric system, a unit of superficial or square measure, containing 100 square meters, or 119.6 square yards. Its abbreviation is adjective
- n. The note immediately above the tonic, ut, in the grave hexachord of Guido d'Arezzo's musical scale.
- n. A suffix applied to the names of orders in the quantitative classification of igneous rocks proposed by Cross, Iddings, Pirsson, and Washington: as, canadare, columbare. See classification of igneous rocks, under rock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
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