square foot

noun

Definition of square foot

: a unit of area equal to a square one foot long on each side — see Weights and Measures Table

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“Square foot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/square%20foot. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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