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board foot

noun, Building Trades.
1.
a unit of measure equal to the cubic contents of a piece of lumber one foot square and one inch thick, used in measuring logs and lumber.
Abbreviation: bd. ft.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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board foot

noun
1.
a unit of board measure: the cubic content of a piece of wood one foot square and one inch thick
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