Definition of YARD

  1. (noun)a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
  2. (noun)the enclosed land around a house or other building
  3. (noun)a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)
  4. (noun)the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  5. (noun)a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
  6. (noun)a tract of land where logs are accumulated
  7. (noun)an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
  8. (noun)a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
  9. (noun)an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)