hectare hectare  /ˈhɛk ˌtɑr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)

Usage(s):

  1. The 56-hectare Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City on the outskirts of Bombay is one of the showcases of India's high-tech sector.
  2. Mao Doeun, 46, has spent the last three months clearing a hectare of land in the area for farming.

News

  1. Pangolin Diamonds Discovers Second Kimberlite in Botswana, Adds Leading Diamond Geologist Manfred Marx to Exploration ...

    -- New kimberlite found at Tsabong North Project has +20 hectare aeromagnetic anomaly -- Manfred Marx led field team that discovered De Beers' Orapa Diamond Mine, with $1B of annual sales --Volcanic micaceous sandy tuff present with inclusions of pyrope garnets, chromites, autoliths, and mantle xenolith fragments
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. Will You or the Grid Control Your Electric Car?

    There's a place in Austin, Texas, where the residents have agreed to be the test subjects for a renewable energy and smart grid future--and it's named after a nut. The Pecan Street demonstration project--part of the newly built 280-hectare neighborhood known as Mueller--has become the largest concentrated community of electric vehicle (EV) owners in the world. The community now has nearly 60 ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Scientific American

  3. Soltoro's Channel Sampling Returns 3 Metres of 14.16 GPT Gold and 308 GPT Silver Including 0.7 Metres of 27.7 GPT Gold ...

    Soltoro Ltd. has received positive gold and silver assay results from ongoing mapping and sampling at its 100% owned Tecolote Project in Jalisco, Mexico. The 3,052 hectare Tecolote Project is located less ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "Significantly reduces the height from eight storeys down to four, there's a two-hectare development including 16 dwellings that has now been zoned environmental protection, there's areas for regeneration strategies, there's another site that was...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Tony Kelly Source: ABC Local

  2. "We need a lot of rain very shortly because we've planted 95 per cent of the 5.2 million-hectare winter crop, this is most of the wheat crop that is so important to our rural communities' income," Mr Macdonald told reporters. "If we have...
    on Jul 5, 2008 By: Ian Macdonald Source: The Age

  3. "We are looking at it (the 5000 hectare land ceiling). There are some states who want large SEZs. One cannot have a port SEZ in Madhya Pradesh. Likewise one cannot have a similar policy in Kerala as you have in Madhya Pradesh. There cannot be a...
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Kamal Nath Source: Economic Times

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