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The yard conversion selector above selects the length/distance measurement unit to convert to starting from yards (yd). To make a conversion starting from a unit of length other than yard, simply click on the "Reset" button.

What is yard?

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). It is also equal to 91.44 centimeters (cm) or 0.9144x10-3 kilometers (km) (SI units of length),or 5.681818x10-4 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.

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yd

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yards