Definition of


A unit of length (or distance) in US units equal to 12 inches.

The abbreviation is: ft
Or sometimes the single quote mark: '

Example: 10 feet can be written 10 ft, or just 10'

A foot is exactly 0.3048 meters in the Metric System (the foot is defined that way).

Example: This ruler (not to scale) measures 12 inches which equals 1 foot, and is equal to 0.3048 m or 30.48 cm in the Metric System
See: Inch

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