foot rule


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footrule

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(Tools) a rigid measure, one foot in length
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Noun1.foot rule - a ruler one foot longfoot rule - a ruler one foot long    
ruler, rule - measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
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Louis, which seems to be an example of the twenty-one foot rule in operation).
Soon this morphed into the "40 foot rule," then the "30 foot rule," and then the "20 foot rule.
The Foot rule method of compound optimal grade, is another type of [4, 5] situational compound method.