square measure

Definitions

  • Back of Steel Square, Brace Measure
    Back of Steel Square, Brace Measure
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n square measure a system of units used to measure areas
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Square measure the measure of a superficies or surface which depends on the length and breadth taken conjointly. The units of square measure are squares whose sides are the linear measures; as, square inches, square feet, square meters, etc.
    • Square measure the measure of superficial area of surfaces in square units, as inches, feet, miles, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

We cut down the trees, measured them, squared them, and got them ready for their places.
"By Canoe and Dog-Train" by Egerton Ryerson Young
The ground was measured off into lots of about ten feet square, and apportioned to the miners.
"The Golden Dream" by R.M. Ballantyne
Diameter of a cylindrical piece of wood, which is to be squared, and each side of which square must measure an inch, to find, 136.
"Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught" by Joshua Rose
Jones, astonished beyond measure, sprang forward, clenched his two fists, squared, and blustered with great demonstrativeness.
"St. Winifred's" by Frederic W. Farrar
The foundation was of stones squared, and one of them measured four feet seven inches by two feet four inches.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
It measured not less than 120 feet by 110, forming nearly a perfect square.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844" by Various
A measure of land in France containing 100 square metres.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The hall measured some thirty-five feet square, and was nearly as lofty, its ceiling forming the second floor.
"The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley" by Louis Tracy
Where veins are narrow, stoping under contract by the square foot or fathom measured parallel to the walls has an advantage.
"Principles of Mining" by Herbert C. Hoover
Before the braces are lashed the frame must be square by checking the measurements of the diagonals.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
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In news:

The compact splashproof control head, measuring just over 4 inches square, can find a place at t.
ALBANY – Madison Square Garden could lose Bruce Springsteen and Yankee Stadium could lose future boxing matches if a little noticed measure banning "paperless ticketing" is approved, state lawmakers were warned yesterday.
It measures 1,300 square feet.
Family-owned Zengeler Cleaners chose to build its new state-of-the-art plant, measuring 3,000 square feet, in a new retail development northwest of Chicago.
Measures 515,000 square feet, and represents a $4.5 million investment for the company.
The facility, measuring 5,000 square feet, provides training in Bona products for contractors and distributors, including best practices in hardwood floor care.
The home he and his wife built measures more than 5,000 square feet and has a large limestone fireplace, a pond and a lap pool.
Christian Science Monitor reports that the berg measures 46 square miles and was part of the Petermann Glacier.
The new world-record-winning track covers approximately 200 square meters, and the total length of the track measures six times the height of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, 20% longer than the previous world record set in Odaiba, Japan.
A law professor with a passion for cooking and entertaining was frustrated by a cramped kitchen measuring just 110 square feet.
Senate Democrats are scrambling to rewrite portions of President Barack Obama's jobs bill as they seek elusive party unity around the measure even as Obama tries to pin the blame squarely on Republicans for Congress' failure to act.
Hippie name aside, the boat is pretty darn cool, with unusual A-frame masts that reach 177 feet (nearly the length of the ship) and sails that measure 13,520 square feet.
Measured in terms of quality calories per square foot, Edgehill Village is fast becoming my favorite address.
Why were officials so eager to publicize the security measures taken for the annual Times Square New Year's party.
The sensor 's dual-path architecture allows bi-directional, true root-mean-square (RMS) measurements over the full frequency range, and can perform forward power measurements over channel bandwidths as wide as 4 MHz.
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In science:

The two large ful l square and ful l circle symbols correspond to the recent measurements of the ISOMAX experiment .
The RICH counter of the AMS experiment
Let (cid:10)x2 (n)(cid:11) denote the average distance squared as a function of n, where n is the number of steps taken and x is the distance measured from some starting vertex on the graph.
Anomalous diffusion on random graphs
S is a square N × N hermitean matrix with randomly distributed elements Sij and dS is a Haar measure.
Random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
Plancherel measure also arises in more general growth processes, where both adding and removing a square is allowed, see below.
The uses of random partitions
Recall that in random matrix theory by ensembles with general β one means the generalization of the measure (1.5) in which Vandermonde squared is replaced by Q |xi − xj |β .
The uses of random partitions
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