# Square inch

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**square inch**(plural:**square inches**) is a unit ofarea , equal to the area of a square with sides of oneinch . The following symbols are used to denote square inches:

*square in

*sq inches, sq inch, sq in

*inches/-2, inch/-2, in/-2

*inches^2, inch^2, in^2

*inches², inch², in²The square inch is a common unit of measurement in the

United States and theUnited Kingdom .**Equivalence with other units of area**1 square inch (assuming an international inch) is equal to: (the overbars indicate

repeating decimal s)

*square feet (1 square foot is equal to 144 square inches)

*square yard s (1 square yard is equal to 1,296 square inches)

*square centimetre s (1 square centimetre is equal to nowrap|0.155 000 310… square inches)

*square metre s (1 square metre is equal to nowrap|1,550.003 100… square inches)**See also***

1 E-1 m² for a comparison with other areas

*Cubic inch

*Orders of magnitude (area)

*Conversion of units

*Area (geometry)

*Square (algebra) ,square root

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**square inch**— noun a unit of area equal to one inch by one inch square • Syn: ↑sq in • Hypernyms: ↑area unit, ↑square measure * * * noun : a unit of area equal to a square one inch long on each side see measure table * * * a unit of area measurement equal to a … Useful english dictionary**Square inch**— Ein Quadratzoll ist ein Quadrat mit einem Zoll Kantenlänge. Das englische Zoll (inch) ist exakt 2,54 Zentimeter lang, demnach hat ein Quadratzoll (square inch) eine Fläche von exakt 6,4516 cm². 1 square foot = 144 square inch 1 square yard = 9… … Deutsch Wikipedia**square inch**— a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one inch on each side; 6.452 square centimeters. Abbr.: in2, sq. in. * * * … Universalium**square inch**— noun A unit of area equal to the area of a square the sides of which are each one inch long. Syn: sq in, sq. in … Wiktionary**square inch**— unit for measuring area, area of a square which has the length of each side equal to one inch … English contemporary dictionary**square inch**— (in2 or sq in) a traditional unit of area. 1 in2 equals exactly 6.4516 cm2 or 645.16 mm2 … Dictionary of units of measurement**Square inch analysis**— or squinch guides many marketing decisions for mail order companies. Such analysis consists of counting how many square inches each product takes on a catalog page. The cost per square inch determined by production, printing, postage and name… … Wikipedia**square inch of water**— A stream of water with a cross section area of one square inch measured at right angles with its flow, taking account of the velocity of whatever head is acting upon it … Ballentine's law dictionary**Pound per square inch**— Einheit Norm Angloamerikanisches Maßsystem Einheitenname Pound force per square inch Einheitenzeichen psi, lb.p.sq.in. (psia, psig) Dimensionsname Druck Dimensionssymbol … Deutsch Wikipedia**Pounds-force per square inch**— Einheit Norm Angloamerikanisches Maßsystem Einheitenname Pound force per square inch Einheitenzeichen psi, lb.p.sq.in. (psia, psig) Dimensionsname Druck Dimensionssymbol … Deutsch Wikipedia