square rod


square rod
(rd2 or sq rd)
   a traditional unit of area. One square rod is equal to 272.25 square feet, 30.25 square yards, or 25.2929 square meters.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • square rod — noun : a unit of area equal to a square one rod on a side see measure table * * * a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one rod on each side. * * * square rod, a unit of square measure, equal to an area 1 rod by 1 rod or 25.293… …   Useful english dictionary

  • square rod — noun a) a unit of area used for measuring small quantities of land. Equal in size to a square with sides 1 rod in length. Equal to 30¼ square yards or 1/160 acre. Sometimes known, simply, as a rod. A square rod could be made of acrylic, nylon,… …   Wiktionary

  • square rod — a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one rod on each side. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rod — /rod/, n. a male given name, form of Roderick or Rodney. * * * (as used in expressions) Carew Rod eccentric and rod mechanism hot rod * * * ▪ measurement       old English measure of distance equal to 16.5 feet (5.029 metres), with variations… …   Universalium

  • rod — [räd] n. [ME rodde < OE rodd, akin to ON rudda, club, prob. < IE base * rēt , *rōt , bar, beam > L retae, trees on a river bank] 1. a straight, slender shoot or stem cut from, or still part of, a bush or tree 2. Bible an offshoot or… …   English World dictionary

  • rod — rodless, adj. rodlike, adj. /rod/, n., v., rodded, rodding. n. 1. a stick, wand, staff, or the like, of wood, metal, or other material. 2. a straight, slender shoot or stem of any woody plant, whether still growing or cut from the plant. 3. See… …   Universalium

  • rod — /rɒd / (say rod) noun 1. a stick, wand, staff, shaft, or the like, of wood, metal, or other material. 2. a straight, slender shoot or stem of any woody plant, whether growing upon or cut from the plant. 3. a pole used in angling or fishing. 4. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • square mile — noun an area of 640 acres (Freq. 5) • Hypernyms: ↑area unit, ↑square measure • Hyponyms: ↑section * * * noun : a unit of area equal to a square one mile long on each side see measure table * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • rod — noun 1》 a thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal. 2》 a fishing rod. 3》 a slender straight stick or shoot growing on or cut from a tree or bush.     ↘(the rod) the use of a stick for caning or flogging. 4》 historical, chiefly Brit. another …   English new terms dictionary

  • rod — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English rodd; akin to Old Norse rudda club Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) a straight slender stick growing on or cut from a tree or bush (2) osier (3) a stick or bundle of twigs used to punish; also… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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