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.

See also: Chain, Cubic Yard, Foot, Inches, Length, Mile, Rod, Yardstick.

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Subjects: Units