noun Building Trades.
a system of cubic measure in which the unit is the board foot.
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- board bridge,
- board certification,
- board check,
- board foot,
- board game,
- board of commissioners,
- board of education,
- board of elections,
- board of estimate,
- board of health
Origin of board measure
First recorded in 1650–60
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Examples from the Web for board measure
The board-measure is stamped on the back of the blade of the square, Fig. 196.
Another style, instead of an Essex board-measure, and the hundredths graduation has a rafter-table.
a system of units for measuring wood based on the board foot. 1980 board feet equal one standard
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