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A stack of wood, usually measuring 2.54 m long by 1.27 m high, but with local variations. It is usually composed of small-diameter material. A cord of this size measures about 3.6 m3 when stacked, and contains 2–2.8 m3 of wood. A ‘short’ cord is equal to half a cord.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

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