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Area meaning

area - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.
  2. 2. The inclosed space on which a building stands.
  3. 3. The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.
  4. 4. An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.
  5. 5. The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.
  6. 6. A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.
  7. 7. Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.
  8. 8. An open space; superficial extent.

area - examples of usage

  1. And the surface appeared to be exactly the same over the whole area. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. Our claims measured together forty five thousand square feet, the area we had cleared was but sixty four. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. So for the future I avoided the area in which I had been accustomed to spend most of my days, and sought new and more lonely pastures. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
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