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A cubic yard is an Imperial / U.S. customary (non-SI non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States, Canada, and the UK. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1 yard (3 feet, 36 inches, 0.9144 metres) in length.

Symbols

There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used:

  • cubic yards, cubic yard, cubic yds, cubic yd
  • cu yards, cu yard, cu yds, cu yd, CYs
  • yards/-3, yard/-3, yds/-3, yd/-3
  • yards^3, yard^3, yds^3, yd^3
  • yards³, yard³, yds³, yd³

Conversions

1 cubic yard is equivalent to:

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

English

Noun

Singular
cubic yard

Plural
cubic yards

cubic yard (plural cubic yards)

  1. A unit of volumetric measurement equivalent to a cube one yard in each dimension.

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