superficial foot

/ˌsupəfɪʃəl ˈfʊt/ (say .soohpuhfishuhl 'foot)

noun
a unit of volume of timber in the imperial system, equal to 1 ft2 × 1 in. (144 cu. in.) or 2.359737216 × 10-3 m3.
Also, board foot, super foot.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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