surface measure

noun

Definition of surface measure

: the surface area of a board : board measure when the board is one inch thick

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“Surface measure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surface%20measure. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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