Definitions for yardstickˈyɑrdˌstɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yardstick(noun)

    a measure or standard used for comparison

    "on what kind of yardstick is he basing his judgment?"

  2. yardstick, yard measure(noun)

    a ruler or tape that is three feet long


  1. yardstick(Noun)

    A measuring rod thirty-six inches long.

  2. yardstick(Noun)

    A standard to which other measurements or comparisons are judged.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yardstick(noun)

    a stick three feet, or a yard, in length, used as a measure of cloth, etc


  1. Yardstick

    A yardstick is a straightedge used to physically measure lengths of up to a yard high. Yardsticks are flat wooden boards with markings at regular intervals.

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