Definitions for square foot
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square foot, sq ft(noun)
a unit of area equal to one foot by one foot square
A unit of area equal to the area of a square the sides of which are each one foot long.
The square foot is an imperial unit and U.S. customary unit of area, used mainly in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. It is defined as the area of a square with sides of 1 foot in length. For comparison, the average new one-family house in the United States in 2007 had a total floor area of approximately 2500 square feet. A symbol for square foot, square feet, and "per square foot" commonly used in architecture, real estate and interior space plans is a simple square with a vertical line bisecting it. It is also occasionally written as a square with a slash through it.
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