acre-inch


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a·cre-inch

(ā′kər-ĭnch′)
n.
One twelfth of an acre-foot, equal to 3,630 cubic feet.

acre-inch

n
(Units) the volume of water that would cover an area of 1 acre to a depth of 1 inch; one twelfth of an acre-foot: equivalent to 3630 cubic feet or 102.8 cubic metres

a′cre-inch′



n.
one-twelfth of an acre-foot.
[1905–10]
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One acre-inch of water equals 27,154 gallons - per week
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That's about 1 pound of powder per acre-inch of water.