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Definition of the noun Yards

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  1. [context: nautical, plural-only] The totality of the sailing rig.


"Yards" a.k.a. "The Yards" is a 2000 American crime film directed by James Gray. It was written by Gray and Matt Reeves, and stars Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron and James Caan.


Yards a.k.a. Yards, Virginia and West Virginia: Yards is an unincorporated community straddling the border between Tazewell County, Virginia and Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. Yards is located on the Bluestone River, 4 miles northwest of Bluefield, Virginia. Yards had a post office on the Virginia side of the border from 1888 until May 28, 1994. The community was named for its railroad yards.


  1. Yards covered on passing plays when the player was the receiver.
  2. Yards covered by passing plays.
  3. Yards covered on rushing plays.
  4. Yards covered on passing plays.
  5. Yards covered on passing plays caught by the player.

Phrases with Yards

  1. 440 yards
  2. 880 yards
  3. Hard yards
  4. Do the Hard Yards
  5. The Whole Nine Yards

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Google previewComplete Linebacking (1998)

by Lou Tepper

Any run under three yards is a point for the defense. A run over three yards is a point for the offense. We select an odd number of plays and let them compete. • Teaching 9-on-7: This has less contact than our normal form of the drill. Now we ...

Google previewStanding Tall (2012)

by William Wardlaw

“As you know, thirty yards is a little on the long side for an accurate revolver shot.” Thomas continued to follow the tracks on the damp soil. “The shooter turned again, looked both left and right and then continued toward the street. Look here ...

Google previewViscount Maua and the Empire of Brazil (1965)

by Anyda Marchant

From here the sea could be seen over a parapet set with plants growing in pots and over another the garden (for the landfill that now separates the sea wall from the gardens by several hundred yards is a creation of the twentieth century).

Google previewCole's Encyclopedia of Dry Goods (1900)

A Reference Book for the Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods Trade of the United States, Containing a Descriptive List of All the Standard Fabrics, Garments, and Related Articles of Merchandise ... with a History of Cotton, Silk, Wool, Flax, Jute, Ramie, Hemp and Other Commercial Fibers, and a Full Description of the Processes of Carding, Spinning, Weaving, Bleaching, Dyeing and Printing ... by George S. Cole

upon the number oi yards required to weigh one pound. The higher the "count" or number, the finer the yarn , according to its diameter. The “count” of cotton yarn is based on the number of ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

yards, or nearly 1 yard, 1 ; nail, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Agricultural Marketing (1999)

by Jagdish Prasad

YARDS. T. PURNANANDAM & M.L. KUMAR Introduction Standardization is a multi-facet activity and an organized approach for planning, developming, designing and implementing programmes for common benefit. The benefits that accrue ...

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Tebow 3:16 Meaning - Tim Tebow Denver Broncos 316 Yards Passing, 31.6 avg against PIT

TEBOW 3:16 - When everyone else says that you can't... just believe that you can! Tim Tebow of the broncos throws for 316 yards on 10 completions resulting in ...

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I guess the hard thing for a lot of people to accept is why God would allow me to go running through their yards, yelling and spinning around. (Jack Handey)
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Scrabble value of Y4A1R1D2S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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