Definitions for yardstickˈyɑrdˌstɪk
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a measure or standard used for comparison
"on what kind of yardstick is he basing his judgment?"
yardstick, yard measure(noun)
a ruler or tape that is three feet long
A measuring rod thirty-six inches long.
A standard to which other measurements or comparisons are judged.
a stick three feet, or a yard, in length, used as a measure of cloth, etc
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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