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Lineal measure


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • lineal measure measure of length; the measure of lines or distances.
    • Lineal measure the measure of length; -- usually written linear measure.
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In literature:

And yet, queerly enough, in terms of literal lineal measurement, the distance between the windows themselves, was less than a thousand yards.
"The Real Adventure" by Henry Kitchell Webster
Five hundred lineal feet of 2 by 4 square timber at 8 cents per foot, lumber measure.
"The Repair Of Casa Grande Ruin, Arizona, in 1891" by Cosmos Mindeleff
The smallest lineal measure to which a name is given; but it has many subdivisions.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The Tanab is, by the way, a lineal measure of forty-seven yards, and a Tanabi is a piece of land forty-seven yards square.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
"A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments" by Henry Negretti