HyperDic: yard

English > 9 senses of the word yard:
NOUNquantityyard, pacea unit of length equal to 3 feet
artifactyard, grounds, curtilagethe enclosed land around a house or other building
locationyarda tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)
quantityyard, thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thouthe cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
quantityyard, cubic yarda unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
locationyarda tract of land where logs are accumulated
artifactyard, railway yard, railyardan area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
artifactyarda long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
artifactyardan enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
yard > pronunciation
Soundsyaa'rd
Rhymesavant-garde ... vanguard: 51 rhymes with aard...
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally / originally taken to be the average length of a stride.
Synonympace
Part ofchainA unit of length
fathom, fthmA linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
leaA unit of length of thread or yarn
perch, rod, poleA linear measure of 16.5 feet
Partsfoot, ftA linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishyarda, yd
Catalaniarda
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe enclosed land around a house or other building.
Example"it was a small house with almost no yard"
Synonymsgrounds, curtilage
NarrowerbackyardThe grounds in back of a house
dooryardA yard outside the front or rear door of a house
front yardThe yard in front of a house
gardenA yard or lawn adjoining a house
playgroundYard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
side yardThe grounds at either side of a house
BroaderfieldA piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
Spanishcorral, curtilage, patio
Catalancorral, cortiol, curtilage, pati
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings).
Example"they opened a repair yard on the edge of town"
Narrowerchurchyard, God's acreThe yard associated with a church
junkyardA field where junk is collected and stored for resale
schoolyardThe yard associated with a school
tiltyard(formerly) an enclosed field for tilting contests
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningThe cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100.
Synonymsthousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou
NarrowermillenaryA sum or aggregate of one thousand (especially one thousand years)
Broaderlarge integerAn integer equal to or greater than ten
Spanish1000, chiliad, millar, mil
Catalan1000, miler, mil
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 5, quantity
MeaningA unit of volume (as for sand or gravel).
Synonymcubic yard
Broadervolume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unitA unit of measurement of volume or capacity
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 6, location
MeaningA tract of land where logs are accumulated.
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningAn area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines.
Synonymsrailway yard, railyard
Narrowermarshalling yardA railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loaded
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
Spanishestación
Catalanestació
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen.
Part ofsailing vessel, sailing shipA vessel that is powered by the wind
PartsyardarmEither end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
Narrowermain yardYard for a square mainsail
BroadersparA stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging
English > yard: 9 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningAn enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock).
NarrowerbarnyardA yard adjoining a barn
chicken yard, hen yard, chicken run, fowl runAn enclosed yard for keeping poultry
farmyardAn area adjacent to farm buildings
stockyardenclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily
BroaderenclosureA structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed / enclosed for some purpose
Spanishcorral

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