a unit of measure equal to the cubic contents of a piece of lumber one foot square and one inch thick, used in measuring logs and lumber.
Abbreviation: bd. ft.
a unit of board measure: the cubic content of a piece of wood one foot square and one inch thick
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a system of cubic measure in which the unit is the board foot. Historical Examples Handwork in Wood William Noyes Handwork in Wood William Noyes noun a system of units for measuring wood based on the board foot. 1980 board feet equal one standard