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Meaning of YARDSTICK

Pronunciation:  'yârd`stik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a ruler or tape that is three feet long
  2. [n]  a measure or standard used for comparison; "on what kind of yardstick is he basing his judgment?"
 

YARDSTICK is a 9 letter word that starts with Y.

 

 Synonyms: yard measure
 
 See Also: criterion, measure, rule, ruler, standard, touchstone

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Yard"stick`\, n.
A stick three feet, or a yard, in length, used as a measure
of cloth, etc.

 

 

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