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board foot

n. pl. board feet Abbr. bd. ft. or BF
A unit of cubic measure for lumber, equal to one foot square by one inch thick.

board foot

n
(Units) a unit of board measure: the cubic content of a piece of wood one foot square and one inch thick

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n.
the basic unit of board measure, equal to the cubic contents of a piece of lumber one foot square and one inch thick. Abbr.: bd. ft.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
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Noun1.board foot - the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick
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To calculate the manufactured cost per board foot of product:
1 A board foot is an industry standard unit of measure equal to a board 1 inch thick by 12 inches long by 12 inches wide.
The most recent slide in the county began in 2006 with a 594 million board foot harvest, down to 504 million in 2007, to 432 million in 2008 and finally to 338 million last year.

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