Yard

What is yard?

The yard is an English unit of length. It is included within both the British imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Its abbreviation is “yd”. One yard equals 3 feet or 36 inches.

The name of yard was derived from the old English gerd and gyrd which was used for branches, staves, and measuring rods.

The yard is used as the standard unit of field-length measurement in American, Canadian and Association football, cricket pitch dimensions, rugby union, rugby league and in some countries, golf fairway measurements.

One yard equals the following:

  • 1 yard = 914.4 millimeter
  • 1 yard = 91.44 centimeter
  • 1 yard = 9.144 decimeter
  • 1 yard = 0.9144 meter
  • 1 yard = 0.09144 dekameter
  • 1 yard = 0.009144 hectometer
  • 1 yard = 9.144 × 10-4 kilometer
  • 1 yard = 9.144 × 10-7 Megameter
  • 1 yard = 9.144 × 10-10 Gigameter
  • 1 yard = 9.144 × 10-13 Terameter
  • 1 yard = 9.144 × 10-16 Petameter
  • 1 yard = 9.144 × 10-19 Exameter
  • 1 yard = 9.144 × 10-22 Zettameter
  • 1 yard = 9.144 × 10-25 Yottameter
  • 1 yard = 4.93736501 × 10-4 nautical mile
  • 1 yard = 36 000 000 microinches
  • 1 yard = 36 000 mils
  • 1 yard = 36 000 thous
  • 1 yard = 36 inch
  • 1 yard = 3 foot

 

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