Balance a foot rule, containing a hole at its middle point F, as shown in Figure 97.
There was that grand old colonel of ours with a foot rule held in one hand and a map in the other.
In measuring cloth, the distance from the elbow to the fingers is employed as we would use a foot rule or a yardstick.
You get a foot rule and measure yourself; 70 inches high, 14 inches in diameter at the equator, ratio 5:2.
He found Harry measuring with his foot rule a box for one of his finest paintings.
Our belief in human nature is a foot rule, by which we may be accurately measured ourselves.
If the stake is made 12 inches instead of 14 inches, it may be used as a foot rule in measuring off furrows.
The next day take a foot rule and a sharp pencil and mark the clay sheet into bricks, two inches long by an inch wide.
Anton took a foot rule from his pocket and measured the kite rapidly.
They would, for instance, call a two foot rule one and a half or two and a half feet long.