A linear foot is the same measurement as a foot. The linear foot measures 12 inches in length. Linear is used to describe the total length of an item without regard to width or thickness.
Simply measuring items by the standard 12 inch foot is the same measurement. Linear means a straight line, and indicates attention to the length dimension only. Lumber sold by the linear foot simply indicates the length of the boards placed endtoend, no matter how wide or thick they are. Similarly, a bolt of cloth is sold by the linear foot, regardless of the width of the fabric.
A linear foot is a foot measured simply in terms of length. The measurement in just in terms of feet in a line, not square footage. Linear foot is considered a unit of length.
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The abbreviation is ft. Abbreviation for Lineal Feet: Lft.
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Linear feet measure something in only one dimension. For example, when finding the length of a bedroom wall, measure from one corner to another and describe the length of the wall
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The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 3.28083989501 linear
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