yard / yɑrd /


yard 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a common unit of linear measure in English-speaking countries, equal to 3 feet or 36 inches, and equivalent to 0.9144 meter.
  2. Nautical. a long spar, supported more or less at its center, to which the head of a square sail, lateen sail, or lugsail is bent.
  3. yard-of-ale.
  4. Informal. a large quantity or extent.
  5. Slang. one hundred or, usually, one thousand dollars.

yard 近义词

n. 名词 noun

grassy area around a structure


  1. Others munch on the berries and other fruits that people grow in their yards.
  2. For years, Amazon has envisioned deploying drones to deliver packages to customers’ yards.
  3. Then, as now, development regulations in the city placed standalone homes with their own yards — and the residents who could afford them — above all else.
  4. These numbers may vary depending on your pet’s age and energy level, as well as whether you have a fenced-in yard.
  5. It means someone went out and put a bunch of yard signs out.
  6. Jettison your lawyers as a source of prison-yard guidance, Abramoff said.
  7. Parker writes of the “black-faced doe” that he sees in the yard in his new Texas house.
  8. Just right for that person who needs a little creative push to do something daring in their yard.
  9. Later that day he made a call from the row of phones in the yard and reached his wife for the first time in six months.
  10. The victim was himself dangerous, and also the strongest man in the yard.
  11. Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
  12. They ran side by side across the yard to a roofed flight of steps that led to the printing-office.
  13. After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.
  14. In the court-yard of the hotel was standing the voiture, which had come in some twenty minutes before us.
  15. The huge sail thrust its yard high above the fog bank, and watchers on the river side saw it.