square foot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n square foot a unit of area equal to one foot by one foot square
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: At sea level there are 2,000 pounds of air pressure on each square foot of your body area.
    • Square foot an area equal to that of a square the sides of which are twelve inches; 144 square inches.
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Usage

In literature:

There are thousands of square miles upon which the foot of a white man has never trod.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
The whole figure was contained in a number of squares of half a foot, and the whole height divided into eighteen parts.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
But he shot square every foot of the way.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Trod square on the right foot, inward on the left, and wore the left heel more than the right.
"The Red Triangle" by Arthur Morrison
The windows were about a foot square, and were not made to open.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
This is a frame about a foot square, across which run numerous wires.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
Down came the hitching weight, and landed squarely across the left foot of the pursuer.
"The Motor Boat Club and The Wireless" by H. Irving Hancock
A piece of wood had to be found first two and a half inches square, and about a foot and a half long.
"Harper's Young People, June 1, 1880" by Various
It can be obtained at garages and automobile supply stores for a few cents a square foot.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
One plant, as will be seen by the square, is a foot high.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
She does moah sailin' to de squar' foot dan any odder yot on de ribber.
"Harper's Young People, September 14, 1880" by Various
Boothby can crowd more adventure into a square foot of canvas than any other novelist.
"The White Lie" by William Le Queux
We issue from the Square into the drive leading to the spring at the foot of the mountain.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
The Germans knew the exact range of every square foot of the slopes.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
A piece of skin a foot square had been cut out of the flank.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
Were they unwilling to put it out squarely that they had made a political foot-ball of the prison?
"The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences" by Hosea Quinby
Eight other depressions of one foot square and six inches deep were also sunk at equal distances in the circumference.
"Smeaton and Lighthouses" by John Smeaton
Nevertheless, I cleaned and polished a square foot of one big sign.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 4, August 1908" by Various
There were very few on foot, and the Square was deserted of all, save its nursery population.
"Confessions Of Con Cregan An Irish Gil Blas" by Charles James Lever
It consists of a square, sometimes only a foot diameter, sometimes three or four yards.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
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In poetry:

But General Stewart ordered his men forward in square,
All of them on foot, ready to die and to dare;
And he forced the enemy to engage in the fray,
But in a short time they were glad to run away.
"The Battle of Abu Klea" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

66,000 Square-Foot AJA Campus Designed to Streamline Operations and Future Product Development.
This week, construction is expected to begin on a $16 million, 45,000-square-foot addition to the school.
Andrus Opens 16,000-Square-Foot Childcare Facility in Tuckahoe.
But the 42-year-old pension consultant, who has just entered Costco's 133,000-square-foot warehouse store in Norwalk, Conn. Turner knows right where she's going.
We're going more affordable with today's house, an 1,861-square-foot Tudor in the Hollywood/Santa Monica Conservation District in East Dallas.
4.795 million Sale Price: $4.3 million The Property: A healthcare executive who never got around to finishing the 4,000-square-foot condo he bought in 2010 at the Elysian sold it last Thursday for $4.3 million.
Counterpart, Inc, an industrial metal fabrication company, began construction on a 30,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing plant in Brookings, South Dakota.
The 810-square-foot living room offers spectacular views of mid-Manhattan.
The 146,000-square-foot grocer/retailer is located at 10745 Kingston Pike, at the northwest corner of Kingston Pike and Lovell Road.
The 24,000-square-foot warehouse is at 13410 South Ridge Drive.
The Hartville Marketplace is a 100,000-square-foot facility that houses more than 100 indoor shops with clothing, collectables, boutiques and more.
The city of Roseville's planning department has received a new design review application for construction of a 7,226-square-foot medical office building at 1535 Eureka Road.
The company has leased a 180,000-square-foot facility near the Indianapolis International Airport, state economic development officials said Friday.
The city signed off Oct 1 on JUMP, a six-story, 65,000-square-foot facility to be built on 7.5 acres in downtown Boise.
Doris Newsome tries on makeup during the grand opening of Melaleuca 's new 222,000-square-foot state-of-the-art distribution facility in Forks of the River Industrial Park Monday.
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In science:

For example, Oak Ridge National Lab modeled the cooling requirements for 35 kW racks. The airflow needed to support this configuration is 222,000 CFM, assuming a 6-foot square cooling duct.
Architecture for Modular Data Centers
Because coordinates of the particles are observed at one point of the accelerator, the discrete Fourier transform cannot show all the frequencies adequately. It appears in reflections of foot print from the boundaries of the square [0,0.5]x[0,0.5] on the plot.
Stability of non-linear integrable accelerator
In this connection it is worthwhile to mention that Foot introduced a generation space where the vectors consist of the square roots of quark masses and the e vector plays a special role.
A Phenomenological Formula for KM Matrix
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