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  Words related to yard

Related / Similar Words: grounds, curtilage, railway yard, cubic yard, pace, thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou

 

Definition:
  • an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock);
  • a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen;
  • the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard";
  • an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines;
  • 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";
  • a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel);
  • a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride;
  • the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100;

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    Hyponyms: barnyard, chicken yard, hen yard, chicken run, fowl run, farmyard, stockyard, main yard, backyard, court, courtyard, dooryard, front yard, garden, playground, side yard, marshalling yard, junkyard, schoolyard, churchyard, God's acre, tiltyard

     

    Part Meronyms: sailing vessel, sailing ship, fathom, fthm, chain, perch, rod, pole, lea

     

    Derivational Morphology: pace, step

     

    Anagrams: dray

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 院子   Dutch: erf  
    Finnish: piha   French: cour  
    German: Hof   Italian: cortile  
    Japanese:   Korean:  
    Portuguese: quintal   Romanian: yard  
    Russian: двор   Spanish: patio  
    Swedish: gård  
     
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