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Meaning of yard

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44
           centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a
           stride [syn: {yard}, {pace}]
      2: the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a
         small house with almost no yard" [syn: {yard}, {grounds},
      3: a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes
         paved and usually associated with buildings); "they opened a
         repair yard on the edge of town"
      4: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn:
         {thousand}, {one thousand}, {1000}, {M}, {K}, {chiliad}, {G},
         {grand}, {thou}, {yard}]
      5: a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel) [syn: {cubic yard},
      6: a tract of land where logs are accumulated
      7: an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for
         storage and maintenance of cars and engines [syn: {yard},
         {railway yard}, {railyard}]
      8: a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support
         and spread a square sail or lateen
      9: an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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