square yard

a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one yard on each side; 0.8361 square meters. Abbreviation: yd 2 , sq. yd.
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Example sentences
Measurement of modified subgrade will be made to the nearest square yard, including transition areas.
Carbonation will be measured for payment by the square yard, satisfactorily applied and accepted.
Use a square yard of cheese-cloth with opposite corners tied, if wire basket is not at hand.
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