Your Query of 'acre' Resulted in 2 Matches
Displaying Items 1 through 2
Definitions
Acre Tweet Definition of Acre Like Definition of Acre on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Old name of a city in modern Israel famed from the Crusades: see Acco.
  2. A state in northern Brazil, which has Rio Branco as its capital.

Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for Acre for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     

acre Tweet Definition of acre Like Definition of acre on Facebook
noun 
  1. A unit of surface area (symbol a. or ac.). Originally defined as an area 1 chain (22 yd) by 1 furlong (220 yd), it equals 4,840 square yards or 43,560 square foot, square feet, used for measuring geographical features such as land and bodies of water. If measured as a square it would be approximately 208.71 feet on each side, for the English statute acre. That of the United States is the same. The Scotch acre was about 1.26 of the English, and the Irish 1.62 of the English. Most commonly used to measure land (or things on land, such as the floor of a building, or sports fields), but can also be used to measure the surface area of bodies of water.
  2. (in plural, colloquial) A large amount (of area).
I like my new house - there"s acres of space!
Translations: 
  • Spanish: acre(es)m
Etymology: Old English ícer.


Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for acre for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.