noun Building Trades.
a unit of measure equal to the cubic contents of a piece of lumber one foot square and one inch thick, used in measuring logs and lumber. Abbreviation: bd. ft.
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Origin of board foot
An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for board foot
a unit of board measure: the cubic content of a piece of wood one foot square and one inch thick
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