Definitions for yarder

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  1. yarder(noun)

    (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards

    "the golfer hit a 300-yarder to the green"

  2. yarder, yard donkey(noun)

    a winch (or system of winches) powered by an engine and used to haul logs from a stump to a landing or to a skid road

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  1. yarder(Noun)

    A motor-driven logging machine which transports logs by means of a system of cables and winches.

  2. yarder(Noun)

    Something that is a stated number of yards in some dimension - such as a ten-yarder.

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  1. Yarder

    A yarder is piece of logging equipment which uses a system of cables to pull or fly logs from the stump to the landing. It generally consists of an engine, drums, and spar, but has a range of configurations and variations such as the Swing yarder.


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