• An area equal to 100 meters by 100 meters.

unit of area, piece of land, plot, land measurement

Alternate Spellings
measurement, acre, hectre

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Acre Definition,
    • 43,560 square feet. A plot of land 180 by 242 feet is one acre.
  • Arpent Definition,
    • An area equal to about 0.845 acres, traditionally used in France, Quebec and Louisiana. Nowadays, hectares and acres are more commonly used measurements of area.
  • Land Definition,
    • The solid ground of the earth. This can include everything under it and over it. For example, Condominium Acts do divide land horizontally thereby limiting the vertical ownership.
  • Land Lot Definition,
    • A piece of land owned by an individual or entity.
  • Plat Definition,
    • A map that shows a parcel of land and how it is subdivided into individual lots. Plat maps also show the locations of streets and easements.
  • Square Footage Definition,
    • The area within a building, calculated by measuring the rooms by length and width.
  • Survey (srvy) Abbreviation,
    • A map executed by a licensed surveyor, which sets down precisely the boundaries of a given property as well as improvements, references to known landmarks, and the property's notable features.
    As in surveyed land.
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