The Imperial Standard yard was defined in the British system of units as a standard unit of length. The foot was defined as one third of a yard
The abbreviation of yard is yd.
|1 yard||=||3 feet||1 yard||=||36 inches|
|1 yard||=||0.9144 m||1 fathom||=||2 yards|
The U.S. yard before 1 July 1959 was 0.91440183 metre.