Significado de “yard” - en el Diccionario Inglés

yard en inglés británico

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yardnoun [ C ]

uk /jɑːd/ us /jɑːrd/

yard noun [ C ] (UNIT OF MEASUREMENT)

B1 written abbreviation yd a unit of measurement equal to three feet or approximately 91.4 centimetres

Ejemplos

  • His angled shot beat the goalkeeper from 20 yards.
  • His horse collapsed just 40 yards from the winning post.
  • A cricket pitch is 22 yards long.
  • A yard is equal to 3 feet.
  • The garden of their new house is 30 yards in length.

yard noun [ C ] (WORK AREA)

an area of land in which a particular type of work is done, often one from which goods are sold:

a lumber yard
a scrap yard

Más ejemplos

  • Since they set up a builder's yard next door, our house has depreciated in value.
  • The state of the economy has led to many small businesses ending up in the knacker's yard.
  • I bought a cheap, replacement headlight from the scrap yard.
  • A lot of heavy lorries use this road on the way to the builder's yard.
  • There's a recycling point for old fridges at the scrap yard.

yard noun [ C ] (LAND NEXT TO BUILDING)

an area of land next to a building that usually has a hard surface and that is used for a special purpose :

The house has a small yard at the back.
The children played in the school yard.
a prison yard

Más ejemplos

  • He was chopping wood in the yard.
  • From the window we could see the children playing in the yard.
  • The prisoners were exercising in the yard.
  • When the bell rang, the schoolchildren ran out into the yard.
  • He hung the washing out to dry in the yard.

(Definición de yard del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

yard en inglés americano

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yardnoun [ C ]

us /jɑrd/

yard noun [ C ] (MEASUREMENT)

abbreviation yd. a unit of measurement of length equal to 3 feet or approximately 0.914 meter

yard noun [ C ] (LAND AROUND HOUSE)

a piece of land surrounding a house, usually grassy land with trees and other plants:

The kids are playing in the yard out back.

yard noun [ C ] (LAND NEXT TO BUILDING)

an area of ground next to a building that is used for a particular, usually business, purpose:

a boat yard
a lumber yard

(Definición de yard del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

yard en inglés de negocios

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yardnoun [ C ]

uk /jɑːd/ us written abbreviation yd

MEASURES a unit of measurement equal to 3 feet or 91.4 centimetres

an area of land next to buildings used for a particular purpose such as building, storing, or selling goods:

a builders' yard

(Definición de yard del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)