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square yard

A space that measures out to the equivalent of a square 1 yard (3 feet) wide by 1 yard long.There are 9 square feet to a square yard.Most real estate measurements are in acres,square feet, or cubic yards,rather than square yards.

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Sales Figures in Million Square Yards for Years 2007 through
Maryinsky II, which will be built in black marble and covered by a huge, translucent casing of gold-colored glass, will increase the space available to the Maryinsky by 48,000 square yards.
Each packet treats about 50 square yards of garden.
A total of 4,000 square yards of carpet will be replaced in the lobby, the Silva Concert Hall and part of the Soreng Theater.
between homes and apartments north of Avenue R near 17th Street East burned about 100 square yards of grass and brush.
Genencor has produced 400,000 square yards of bacteria-dyed denim--enough to make a few thousand pairs of very eco-hip jeans.
1 percent per year to 865 million square yards in 2006.
The average size of a garden has gone down from more than 130 square yards to around 40 square yards over the last 50 years.
CATEGORY 1: Large garden - over 100 square yards (10x10 yards).
A capital plan begins with a comprehensive and detailed inventory of the existing physical plant - not just the big-ticket items, but everything: number of windows, BTUs in the boiler system, square yards of asphalt in the parking lot - along with the make, model and size of mechanical equipment.
21 million square yards and by 1965 it had increased by almost 400% to 43.
Millions of square yards have been in use for over 40 years," says Kathryn Wise, of Georgia's Carpet and Rug Institute, with few if any health complaints until recently.