from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A system of units used in measuring area.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the measure of a superficies or surface which depends on the length and breadth taken conjointly. The units of square measure are squares whose sides are the linear measures; as, square inches, square feet, square meters, etc.
- n. the measure of superficial area of surfaces in square units, as inches, feet, miles, etc.
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- n. a system of units used to measure areas
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