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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In September 2006, the New York State Liquor Authority announced a moratorium on the issuance of new nightclub, bar and cabaret licenses in Manhattan that are subject to the 500 foot rule.
They also have disciplinary rules in place, which are similar to Miller Technology's plant, except they call it the "four foot rule.
People with a permit to possess the firearm are exempted from the 1000 foot rule, but only if the permit is issued by the state they are in at the moment.