Yard, Length

A yard (abbreviation: yd) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. Its size can vary from system to system. A yard is three feet or 36 inches. The yard is often used to express distances. A corresponding unit of area is the square yard. Read more >>

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In general English usage, length (symbols: l, L) is one particular instance of distance: an object's length is its extent along its longest dimension. This is to be contrasted with height, denoting vertical extent, and width (or breadth), denoting a lateral extent along a dimension shorter than an object's length. In the physical sciences and engineering, the word "length" is typically used synonymously with "distance". Read more >>