Yard Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Yard? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, Synonyms, Words ending with Yard, Antonyms, Words starting with Yard, Related sentences, How to pronounce? Example sentences and more...

Yard meaning

Word: Yard

How to pronounce: jɑːd

Noun

Definitions:

1. A unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.9144 meter)A great length of something.A square or cubic yard, especially of sand or other building materials.A cloth measure, of three feet in length and varying widths.

Example sentences: "A full skirt that took twenty yards of cloth"

2. A cylindrical spar, tapering to each end, slung across a ship's mast for a sail to hang from.

Example sentences: "The Captain motioned with his eyes and his head to the main mast top yard."

3. 100 dollars; a 100 dollar bill.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A piece of ground adjoining a building or house.

Example sentences: "The house is surrounded by a wrought iron railing to the front and the rear yard extends 3.25 metres."

Verb

Definitions:

1. Store or transport (timber) in or to a log yard.

Example sentences: "He is the last logger to be using a sled for yarding logs"

2. (of deer or moose) gather as a herd for the winter.

Example sentences: "They note changes in the numbers of moose yarding together"


Synonyms:

court yard

court

courtyard

yard side

homestead

patio

park

premises

playground

grounds

ground

lot

yd

wharf

quad

quadrangle

m


Derivations:

yardage

yarding


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Yard in Other Languages...

Spanish: Patio

German: Hof

French: Cour

Italian: Cantiere

Turkish: Bahçe


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