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See also Acre
- Rhymes: -eɪkə(r)
- A unit of surface area (symbol a. or ac.). Originally defined as an area 1 chain (22 yd) by 1 furlong (220 yd), it equals 4,840 square yards or 43,560 square feet, used for measuring geographical features such as land and bodies of water. If measured as a square it would be approximately 208.71 feet on each side, for the English statute acre. That of the United States is the same. The Scotch acre was about 1.26 of the English, and the Irish 1.62 of the English. Most commonly used to measure land (or things on land, such as the floor of a building, or sports fields), but can also be used to measure the surface area of bodies of water.
- (in plural, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A large amount (of area).
- I like my new house - there’s acres of space!
Unit of surface area
acre /akʁ/ /akʁ/
- see acre /akʁ/ /akʁ/ above
acre m and f (m and f plural acri)
- neuter nominative singular of acer#Latin
- neuter accusative singular of acer#Latin
- neuter vocative singular of acer#Latin
- feminine plural nominative form of [[acru#Template:lang:ro|acru]].
- feminine plural accusative form of [[acru#Template:lang:ro|acru]].
- neuter plural nominative form of [[acru#Template:lang:ro|acru]].
- neuter plural accusative form of [[acru#Template:lang:ro|acru]].
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