cord foot


cord foot
(cd ft)
   a traditional unit of volume used to measure stacked firewood. A cord foot is the volume of a stack of firewood 4 feet wide, 1 foot long, and 4 feet high. Thus the cord foot is 1/8 cord, or 16 cubic feet, or about 0.4531 cubic meter.

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  • cord foot — a quantity of wood 4 ft. high, 4 ft. wide, and 1 ft. long (1.2 m × 1.2 m × 0.3 m), or 16 cu. ft. (0.5 cu. m). * * * …   Universalium

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