A measure of length, equaling three feet, or thirty-six inches, being the standard of English and American measure.
a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
a measure of length, whether of land or of fabric
a unit of measure of length
Lineal measurement equal to 3 feet.
1. A unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet or 36 inches; equal to 0.9144 meters. 2. A square yard, as in yards of carpeting. 3. A cubic yard, as in yards of earth cut or fill. 4. A piece of enclosed ground. 5. The space around a residence; see Curtilage. 6. The space between buildings.
A yard is a 36-inch American measurement. The American yard is 1/100,000th of an inch longer than the English yard.
A yard (abbreviation: yd) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. Its size can vary from system to system. A yard is three feet or 36 inches.