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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