Yard

  • 1 yard — yard …

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  • 2 yard — [ jard ] n. m. • 1669; mot angl. ♦ Mesure de longueur anglo saxonne (0,914 m). ⇒ verge. ● yard nom masculin (anglais yard) Unité principale de longueur (symbole yd) du système de mesures coutumier dans les pays anglo saxons, valant 0,914 m. yard… …

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  • 3 Yard — Yard, n. [OE. yard, yerd, AS. geard; akin to OFries. garda garden, OS. gardo garden, gard yard, D. gaard garden, G. garten, OHG. garto garden, gari inclosure, Icel. gar[eth]r yard, house, Sw. g[*a]rd, Dan. gaard, Goth. gards a house, garda… …

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  • 4 Yard — 〈n.; s, s od. ; Abk.: yd.〉 engl. u. nordamerikanisches Längenmaß, 0,91 m [engl., „Gerte, Messrute“; verwandt mit Gerte] * * * Yard [engl.: jɑ:d ], das; s, s <aber: 4 Yard[s]> [engl. yard, eigtl. = Maßstab; Rute]: Längeneinheit in… …

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  • 5 yard — yard1 [yärd] n. [ME yerde < OE gierd, rod, staff, yard measure, akin to obs. Ger gerte, rod < IE * g̑hazdho , var. of base * ghasto , rod, pole > L hasta, pole, spear] 1. a) a unit of length in the FPS system, equal to 3 feet or 36… …

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  • 6 Yard — Yard, n. [OE. yerd, AS. gierd, gyrd, a rod, stick, a measure, a yard; akin to OFries. ierde, OS. gerda, D. garde, G. gerte, OHG. gartia, gerta, gart, Icel. gaddr a goad, sting, Goth. gazds, and probably to L. hasta a spear. Cf. {Gad}, n., {Gird} …

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  • 7 yard — W2S2 [ja:d US ja:rd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(measure)¦ 2¦(enclosed area)¦ 3¦(garden)¦ 4¦(back of house)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1; Origin: Old English geard, gierd stick ] [Sense: 2 4; Origin: Old E …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 yard — Ⅰ. yard [1] ► NOUN 1) a unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.9144 metre). 2) a square or cubic yard, especially of sand or other building materials. 3) a cylindrical spar slung across a ship s mast for a sail to hang from. ● by the yard Cf.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Yard — Yard, v. t. To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 yard — [ jard ] noun count *** 1. ) AMERICAN an area around a house that is used for sitting, playing, and growing plants in. British garden a ) an enclosed area around a large building where people can do activities outside: a school/prison yard b ) a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 yard — ‘enclosed area’ [OE] and yard ‘three feet’ [OE] are distinct words, both of ancient ancestry. The former probably goes back ultimately to Indo European *ghorto , which also produced Latin cohors ‘court’ (source of English cohort and court) and… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 12 yard — ‘enclosed area’ [OE] and yard ‘three feet’ [OE] are distinct words, both of ancient ancestry. The former probably goes back ultimately to Indo European *ghorto , which also produced Latin cohors ‘court’ (source of English cohort and court) and… …

    Word origins

  • 13 yard — !yard s.m., pl. yarzi; simb. yd Trimis de gall, 07.05.2008. Sursa: DOOM 2  YARD s.m. v. iard. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  YARD s. m. măsură engleză de lungime, egală cu 0,9144 m – var …

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  • 14 Yard — [ja:ɐ̯t, engl. jɑ:d] das; s, s (5 Yard[s]) <aus gleichbed. engl. yard, eigtl. »Maßstab; Rute«> angelsächsisches Längenmaß (= 91,44 cm); Abk.: y., yd., Plur. yds …

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  • 15 yard — s.m.inv. TS metrol. unità di misura di lunghezza anglosassone equivalente a 0,914 m (simb. Yd) Sinonimi: iarda. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1765. ETIMO: dall ingl. yard, dall anglosassone gerd, gird o gyrd propr. verga, pertica …

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  • 16 Yard — Yard, the informal a short form of ↑Scotland Yard …

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  • 17 Yard — Yard: Der Name des in Großbritannien und in den USA gebräuchlichen Längenmaßes (91,44 cm) wurde im 19. Jh. aus gleichbedeutendem engl. yard übernommen. Das engl. Wort bedeutet eigentlich »Gerte; Messrute«. Es ist etymologisch verwandt mit dt. ↑… …

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  • 18 yard — sb., en, yard, ene (et engelsk længdemål) …

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  • 19 Yard — [j... ], das; s, s <englisch> (angelsächsisches Längenmaß; Abkürzung yd, Plural yds); 5 Yard[s] …

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  • 20 Yard — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Bsp.: • 1 Yard = 3 Fuß = 91,44 cm …

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