Acres vs Acre - What's the difference?

acres | acre |

As adjectives the difference between acres and acre

is that acres is while acre is acrid, bitter.




  • Anagrams

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    (wikipedia acre)

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


    (en noun)
  • (label) A field.
  • A unit of surface area (symbol'' a. ''or ac.), originally as much as a yoke of oxen could plough in a day; later defined as an area 1 chain (22 yd) by 1 furlong (220 yd), or 4,840 square yards. Equivalent to about 4,046.86 square metres.
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  • A large amount (of area).
  • Derived terms

    * acre foot * God's acre

    See also

    * international acre * US survey acre * *


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