Acre

Acre is slang for buttock.
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Acre

The Acre was a Brazilian destroyer of 1376 tons displacement launched in 1945. The Acre was powered by three 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 35.5 knots and carried a complement of 150. She was armed with four 4.7 inch guns; seven smaller guns and eight 21 inch torpedo tubes arranged in two quadruples.
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Acre

[Cheshire] A Cheshire acre is a unit of area historically used in the County of Cheshire. One Cheshire acre amounts to 10,240 square yards, or 92,160 square feet whereas a standard acre amounts to 4,840 square yards or 43,560 square feet. Thus a Cheshire acre is about 2.12 times or, expressed as a vulgar fraction {frac|256|121} times, large...
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Acre

[n] - a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries 2. [n] - a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru 3. [n] - a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
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Acre

An acre is the traditional unit of measure and is a square approximately 209 feet per side (=4840 sq. yds.). The amount one man and two oxen could plough in a day. It is gradually being replaced by the metric unit the Hectare.
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Acre

An old British unit of area traditionally used for measuring the area of a field.Conversions1 acre=4840 yd21 acre=4.046856x103 m21 acre=10 square chains1 acre=160 square rods1 square mile=640 acres1 in2=6.4516 cm21 square mile=2.58999 km21 acre=0.4046856 hectarettle='Area';xiunt='acr...
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Acre

Former name of the Israeli seaport of Akko. ...
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Acre

43,560 square feet.
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Acre

A'cre noun [ Middle English aker , Anglo-Saxon æcer ; akin to Old Saxon accar , Old High German achar , German acker , Icelandic akr , Swedish åker , Danish ager , Goth. akrs , Latin ager , Greek ..., Sanskrit ajra
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Acre

Akko noun a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
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Acre

• (n.) Any field of arable or pasture land. • (n.) A piece of land, containing 160 square rods, or 4,840 square yards, or 43,560 square feet. This is 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.
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Acre

westernmost estado (state) of Brazil. Acre covers the southwesternmost part of Brazil`s Hiléia (Hylea), the forest zone of the Amazon River basin. ... [1 related articles]
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acre

unit of land measurement in the British Imperial and United States Customary systems, equal to 43,560 square feet, or 160 square rods. One acre is ... [2 related articles]
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acre

43,500 square feet.
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acre

An old unit of area, equal to 160 square rods, 4,840 square yards, 43,560 sq. feet, or 4046.856 sq. meters. Ager in Latin, agros in Greek, ajras in Sanskrit, and acker in German all have the same meaning, namely, 'a cultivated field'. Most nations have, or had, some measure corresponding r...
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Acre

Acre, Israel: see Akko.
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Acre

Acre (äk'ru, äk'rā) , state (1990 est. pop. 1,125,100), 58,915 sq mi (152,590 sq km), W Brazil, on the borders of Peru and Bolivia. Rio Branco is the capital.
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acre

acre, measure of land area used in the English units of measurement. The acre was originally the area a yoke of oxen could plow in a day and therefore differed in size from one locality to another. It is now fixed as 10 square chains or 160 square rods, i.e., 4,840 sq yd, 43,560 sq ft, or 1/640 sq m...
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Acre

An acre is an ancient measurement of land area being (since 1824) 4840 square yards divided into four roods.. The mediaeval acre was 4 x 40 perches, and also a measurement of length, being sixty-six feet. Prior to the 1824 standardisation, the acre had been previously standardised by Edward I in 1305. The old Scotch acre contains 6146.8 square yard...
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Acre

Former name of the Israeli seaport of Akko
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acre

Traditional English land measure equal to 4,840 square yards (4,047 sq m/0.405 ha). Originally meaning a field, it was the area that a yoke of oxen could plough in a day. As early as Edward I's reign, the acre was standardized by statute for official use, although local variations in Ireland, Scotland, and some English counties continued. I...
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Acre

43,560 sq. feet or a roughly 210 ft. by 210 ft. square.
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Acre

Unit of measurement of land area; 4,840 square yards or 43,560 square feet
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acre

220x22 yards; 0.4 hectare, 4000m
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Acre

[state] ==History== Until the beginning of the 20th century Acre belonged to Bolivia. However, since the beginning of the 19th century, a large part of its population were Brazilians who exploited rubber tree groves and who, in practice, achieved the creation of an independent territory. In 1899, Bolivians tried to gain control of the area,...
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