Definition of Acre inch

1. Noun. One twelfth of an acre-foot.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Acre Inch

acrania
acranial
acranius
acrasia
acrasial
acrasias
acrasin
acrasins
acraspeda
acrasy
acratic
acrawl
acre-foot
acre feet
acre foot
acre inch (current term)
acreable
acreage
acreages
acred
acremonium
acres
acribometer
acrid
acrid poison
acridarsine
acridarsines
acrider
acridest
acridid

Literary usage of Acre inch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Irrigation Practice and Engineering by Bernard Alfred Etcheverry (1915)
"1 second-foot in 1 hour gives nearly 1 acre-inch. 1 second-foot is equivalent to 40 miner's inches controlled by a 4-inch pressure head. ..."

2. Irrigation Practice and Engineering by Bernard Alfred Etcheverry (1915)
"1 second-foot in 24 hours gives nearly 2 acre-feet (1.983). 1 second-foot in 1 hour gives nearly 1 acre-inch. 1 second-foot is equivalent to 40 miner's ..."

3. Use of water in irrigation by Samuel Fortier (1916)
"1 second-foot flowing 1 hour equals approximately 1 acre-inch. 1 second-foot flowing 12 hours ... 1 acre-inch equals 3630 cubic feet, equals 27154 gallons. ..."

4. Land Drainage by Wilbur Louis Powers, Thomas Anderson Hendricks Teeter (1922)
"The acre-inch is equivalent to 1 inch deep over 1 acre, or ^ of 43560 cubic feet, and equals 3630 cubic feet, or is equal to 1 inch rainfall over 1 acre. ..."

5. Handbook of hydraulics for the solution of hydraulic problems by Horace Williams King (1918)
"A depth of 1 inch over an area of 1 acre is called an acre-inch. An acre-inch is equal to J-^ acre-foot or 3630 cubic feet. A number of units expressing ..."

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