acre foot

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acre foot (plural acre feet)

  1. (US, engineering, agriculture) A unit of measure, used for volumes of water, equal to one acre times one foot (that is, to the amount of water required to cover one acre of land to a depth of one foot), which is 43,560 cubic feet, 325,851 gallons, 1,233 cubic meters.[1]


  1. ^ Colorado Foundation for Water Education, ISSN 1546-0584.