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    yard - Dictionary definition and meaning for word yard

    Definition
    (noun) a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    Synonyms : pace
    Definition
    (noun) the enclosed land around a house or other building
    Synonyms : curtilage , grounds
    Example Sentence
    • it was a small house with almost no yard
    Definition
    (noun) a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)
    Example Sentence
    • they opened a repair yard on the edge of town
    Definition
    (noun) the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    Synonyms : 1000 , chiliad , g , grand , k , m , one thousand , thou , thousand
    Definition
    (noun) a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
    Synonyms : cubic yard
    Definition
    (noun) a tract of land where logs are accumulated Definition
    (noun) an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
    Synonyms : railway yard , railyard
    Definition
    (noun) a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen Definition
    (noun) an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
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