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Acre vs. Hectare

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Main Difference

The main difference between Acre and Hectare is that the Acre is a unit of area and Hectare is a metric unit of area.

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  • Acre (noun)

    An English unit of land area (symbol: a. or ac.) originally denoting a day's plowing for a yoke of oxen, now standardized as 4,840 square yards or 4,046.86 square meters.

  • Acre (noun)

    Any of various similar units of area in other systems.

  • Acre (noun)

    A wide expanse.

    "I like my new house - there’s acres of space!"

  • Acre (noun)

    A large quantity.

  • Acre (noun)

    A field.

  • Acre (noun)

    The length, English units of length equal to the statute dimensions of the acre: 22 yds (β‰ˆ20 m) by 220 yds (β‰ˆ200 m).

  • Acre (noun)

    A duel fought between individual Scots and Englishmen in the borderlands.

  • Hectare (noun)

    A unit of surface area (symbol ha) equal to 100 ares (that is, 10,000 square metres, one hundredth of a square kilometre, or approximately 2.5 acres), used for measuring the areas of geographical features such as land and bodies of water.

Wiktionary
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  • Acre (noun)

    Any field of arable or pasture land.

  • Acre (noun)

    A piece of land, containing 160 square rods, or 4,840 square yards, or 43,560 square feet. This is the English statute acre. That of the United States is the same. The Scotch acre was about 1.26 of the English, and the Irish 1.62 of the English.

  • Hectare (noun)

    A measure of area, or superficies, containing a hundred ares, or 10,000 square meters, and equivalent to 2.471 acres.

Webster Dictionary
  • Acre (noun)

    a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries

  • Acre (noun)

    a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru

  • Acre (noun)

    a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean

  • Hectare (noun)

    (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)

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