acre-foot

noun
\ ˈā-kər-ˈfu̇t How to pronounce acre-foot (audio) \

Definition of acre-foot

: the volume (as of irrigation water) that would cover one acre to a depth of one foot

First Known Use of acre-foot

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Acre-foot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acre-foot. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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