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The yard is a unit of length in the Imperial and US customary systems of units equal to 0.9144 meters (1 yd = 0.9144 m), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI).
The yard (yd) is also equal to 91.44 centimeters (cm) or 0.9144 × 10-3 kilometers (km) (SI units of length),or 5.681818 × 10-4 miles (mi), or 3 feet (ft) or 36 inches (in), which are US customary / Imperial units of length.
The yard is commonly used in sports (as, for example, in football, cricket and golf) as the standard unit of field-length measurement and in road signs to specify short distances.