square metre

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n square metre a centare is 1/100th of an are
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Usage

In literature:

To avoid uncertainty, the circle has been taken smaller, and the area is now about 0.43 square metre.
"Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency" by Nikola Tesla
They cover an area of 21,000 square metres.
"The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, No. 733, January 11, 1890" by Various
Not a single square metre would he yield either to Roumania in her day, nor to the Czechs or the Southern Slavs.
"In the World War" by Count Ottokar Czernin
This new botanical garden, is situated at the extremity of the rue d'Elbeuf, and forms a square of about 45,500 metres (or yards) surface.
"Rouen, It's History and Monuments" by Théodore Licquet
In 1873 a mirror with ten square metres of surface cost 1,200 francs.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
It still survives there, a "joch" or yoke being equivalent to 5754.6 square metres, or about 1.4 English acres.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1" by Henry Baerlein
This consisted of a lobby, and a room about four metres square, and scarcely two metres and a half high.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
The Garden of the Tuileries has a superficial area of 232,632 square metres.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
A measure of land in France containing 100 square metres.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The chamber, which was about a metre square, was filled with a thick damp clay.
"El Kab" by J.E. Quibell
The surface then receives one lumen per square metre.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
Its length was 68 metres, its breadth 54,66 metres and its superficial area 3716,88 square metres.
"The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites" by Dudley Wright
It is square, and measures nine metres across.
"Southern Spain" by A.F. Calvert
The ARE, the unit of surface measure, is a square the side of which is ten metres long.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Warehouses and depots covering 41,985 square metres completed.
"In Morocco" by Edith Wharton
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In news:

The VEKA 70mm FS frame system can achieve U-values down to 0.6W/ m2-k – which in simple terms means a vast saving in heat loss per square metre of glass.
Bandit Lites has purchased a new 8,400 square metre/25,000 square foot facility in Bedford, United Kingdom, that will serve as the headquarters for Bandit Lites' European operations.
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In science:

This has demonstrated the low cost of the actuation design, and established an initial reflector cost estimate of ∼ $400 US per square metre.
The Large Adaptive Reflector concept
Smaller scale technical tests, some ranging up to square-metre sized active layers, were carried out with all considered HCAL read-out technologies, with GEMs, micromegas and scintillator, and are being prepared for the ECAL.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
Finally the readout scheme, which is common to all the chips, has been validated on the large square-metre board, built as a scalable technological prototype of DHCAL that is read-out by the side.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
HARDROC has also been used in test beam to readout square metre Micromegas chambers.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
MICROROC has been tested on test bench and exhibits very good performance with in particular the ability to trigger down to 1 fC as shown in Fig. 51. 300 ASICs have just been packaged (TQFP160 plastic package) to equip and test two square metre Micromegas chambers.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
Several experiments were involved. A one square metre Bell Labs offset horn antenna was used with a single-pixel 1 mm wavelength bolometer (called “Miss Piggy”), borrowed from the University of Chicago airborne astronomy programme.
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica
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