a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one foot on each side; 0.0929 square meters. Abbreviation: ft2, sq. ft.: Compare running foot.
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How to use square foot in a sentence
Portable air conditioners should list the number of square feet they can cool right in the product description or on the packaging.Best portable air conditioner: Cool off where you need it most | Eric Alt | December 17, 2020 | Popular-Science
Real estate in the area is selling for $991 per square foot.Berkeley: A City That Fights for the Rights of All | LGBTQ-Editor | November 20, 2020 | No Straight News
JBG Smith has millions of square feet to develop in the area, most of which will be apartments, Kelly said.Amazon update: Second headquarters development and the area’s housing market | Michele Lerner | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
The authors hypothesized that this was because those stores had nearly 60 percent more visitors per square foot per hour, and they shopped there longer on average.These venues are high-risk areas for spreading the coronavirus, model suggests | Ben Guarino, Joel Achenbach | November 10, 2020 | Washington Post
Those trends have been tough for all mall operators, but even more so for companies like CBL, whose 107-property portfolio is made up primarily of so-called B-malls and C-malls—lower-quality malls as measured by sales per square foot.The shopping mall apocalypse continues as two large operators file for bankruptcy | Phil Wahba | November 2, 2020 | Fortune
“Average weekly sales per store were $742,000, translating to record sales per gross square foot of $1,000,” the company boasted.
They did let me have a 36 square foot Lego city in the house!The Michelangelo of Lego Who Quit Law to Play With Toys | Kevin Fallon | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The day of the 30,000 square foot bookstore is over, but the day of the 3000 square foot bookstore has arrived.
The entrance to the 20,000 square-foot nightclub is a sea of asphalt—a huge parking lot.Paris Hilton's Trippy Los Angeles Release Party For Her Single With Lil Wayne | Jean Trinh | October 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Last year, the Journal notes, Apple stores were bringing in $5,971 per square foot, a 17 percent increase from 2011.
Here and there was a garden patch, for where there was so little land to cultivate, not even one square foot must be wasted.Rescue Dog of the High Pass | James Arthur Kjelgaard
The pressure of the highest part of the dam on the foundations beneath amounts to many tons per square foot.The Panama Canal | Frederic Jennings Haskin
He amused himself for ever so long, gazing down upon the grass, every square foot of which was a mine of wonders.The Little Lame Prince | Dinah Maria Mulock
The solution is used cold, with a current density of about 10 to 20 ampères per square foot.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
This solution works well at ordinary temperatures, or slightly warm, with a current density of ten ampères per square foot.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall