hoppus foot

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Hoppus foot (ˈhɒpəs)
 
n
a unit of volume equal to 1.27 cubic feet, applied to timber in the round, the cross-sectional area being taken as the square of one quarter of the circumference
 
[C20: named after Edward Hoppus, 18th-century English surveyor]

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