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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·ea /ˈæriə, ˈɛr; ˈeriə/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ar·ea /ˈærɪə, ˈɛr-/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 區; 面

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 區域 面積 區

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·re·a n.; pl. Areas .
 1. Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.
    The Alban lake . . . looks like the area of some vast amphitheater.   --Addison.
 2. The inclosed space on which a building stands.
 3. The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.
 4. An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.
 5. Geom. The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.
 6. Biol. A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.
 7. Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.
    The largest area of human history and man's common nature.   --F. Harrison.
 Dry area. See under Dry.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary
           (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished
           by its people or culture or geography); "it was a
           mountainous area"; "Bible country" [syn: country]
      2: a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere
         is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's
         out of my orbit" [syn: sphere, domain, orbit, field,
      3: a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization";
         "areas of interest include..."
      4: a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or
         function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of
         room for servants"
      5: a part of an animal that has a special function or is
         supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal
         region" [syn: region]
      6: the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a
         boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500
         square feet in area" [syn: expanse, surface area]