hectare


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hec·tare

 (hĕk′târ′)
n. Abbr. ha
A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres). See Table at measurement.

hectare

(ˈhɛktɑː)
n
(Units) one hundred ares. 1 hectare is equivalent to 10 000 square metres or 2.471 acres. Symbol: ha
[C19: from French; see hecto-, are2]

hec•tare

or hek•tare

(ˈhɛk tɛər)

n.
a unit of surface or land measure equal to 100 ares, or 10,000 square meters (2.471 acres). Abbr.: ha
[1800–10; < French; see hect-, are2]

hectare

(ha) A measure of area, usually of land, equal to 10,000 m2.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hectare - (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)
area unit, square measure - a system of units used to measure areas
are, ar - a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
Translations
هكتار
hektar
hektar
hektari
hektaras
hektārs
hektár
hektar

hectare

[ˈhektɑːʳ] Nhectárea f

hectare

[ˈhɛktɛər] n (British) [land, forest] → hectare m

hectare

nHektar m or nt

hectare

[ˈhɛktɑːʳ] nettaro

hectare

(ˈhektaː) , ((American) -teər) noun
a metric unit of area, 10,000 square metres.
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The Gernas Cacao is expected to nearly triple the plantation productivity by from 560 tons per hectare to 1,500 tons per hectare.
The coal mine project requires about 1,000 hectare, of which 600 hectare is private land.
The average production per hectare has fixed at 1,733.
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May 25, 2004, the company received the exploration concession from the Mexican government for Solidaridad V, (La Ceiba 921 hectares), (1 hectare = 2.
The largest amount of grain was collected in Khatlon region (south of the country) - 444,000 tons - the yield of which comprises 34 centers per hectare.
From 1990, the acreage grew pear and the yield per hectare rose.