area unit


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Noun1.area unit - a system of units used to measure areas
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
sq in, square inch - a unit of area equal to one inch by one inch square
sq ft, square foot - a unit of area equal to one foot by one foot square
sq yd, square yard - a unit of area equal to one yard by one yard square
centare, square meter, square metre - a centare is 1/100th of an are
square mile - an area of 640 acres
quarter section - a land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side
acre - a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries
are, ar - a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
hectare - (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)
arpent - a former French unit of area; equal approximately to an acre
barn, b - (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
dessiatine - a former Russian unit of area equal to 2.7 acres
morgen - a South African unit of measure equal to about 2 acres
perch, rod, pole - a square rod of land
em, em quad, mutton quad - a quad with a square body; "since `em quad' is hard to distinguish from `en quad', printers sometimes called it a `mutton quad'"
agate line, line - space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising
column inch, inch - a unit of measurement for advertising space
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06 per area unit on a 300mm wafer using 40nm process and its defect density ratio on the wafer using 28nm process is improving, with the goal to slash the ratio to 0.
The absorbed energy required to produce a fracture, per area unit or mechanical work done during the break, per area unit is equal with area under the curve [sigma] = f (r), as shown in Figure 6.
Syria occupied the second place on the international level in cotton production as regards area unit while it occupied the third place in organic cotton production in Asia after China and Turkey.
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