square measure


noun

a system of units for the measurement of surfaces or areas.

Nearby words

  1. square knot,
  2. square leg,
  3. square matrix,
  4. square meal,
  5. square meal, a,
  6. square meter,
  7. square mile,
  8. square millimeter,
  9. square number,
  10. square of opposition

Origin of square measure

First recorded in 1720–30

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British Dictionary definitions for square measure

square measure

noun

a unit or system of units for measuring areas
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