Associations to the word «Acre»


ACRE, noun. (obsolete) A field.
ACRE, noun. An English unit of land area (symbol: a. or ac.) originally denoting a day's plowing for a yoke of oxen, now standardized as 4,840 square yards or 4,046.86 square meters.
ACRE, noun. Similar units of area in other systems.
ACRE, noun. (informal) (usually plural) A wide expanse.
ACRE, noun. (informal) (usually plural) A large quantity.
ACRE, noun. (obsolete) The acre's breadth or length, English units of length equal to the statute dimensions of the acre: 22 yds (≈20 m) or 220 yrds (≈200 m).
ACRE, noun. (obsolete) A duel fought between individual Scots and Englishmen in the borderlands.
ACRE, proper noun. A port city in northern Israel and holiest city in the Baha'i Faith.
ACRE, proper noun. A state in north-western Brazil, bordering Peru and Bolivia.
ACRE, proper noun. A surname​.
ACRE ANTSHRIKE, noun. A passerine bird of the antbird family, Thamnophilus divisorius.
ACRE ANTSHRIKES, noun. Plural of Acre antshrike
ACRE BREADTH, noun. Alternative form of acre's breadth
ACRE BREADTHS, noun. Plural of acre breadth
ACRE FEET, noun. Plural of acre foot
ACRE FOOT, noun. (US) (engineering) (agriculture) A unit of measure, used for volumes of water, equal to one acre times one foot (that is, to the amount of water required to cover one acre of land to a depth of one foot), which is 43,560 cubic feet, 325,851 gallons, 1,233 cubic meters.

Dictionary definition

ACRE, noun. A unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries.
ACRE, noun. A territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru.
ACRE, noun. A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean.

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