cubic yard


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cubic yard

A measurement used to measure concrete,gravel,or earth. It measures 3 ft 3 ft 3 ft, which is equivalent to 27 cubic feet. Usually shortened to simply “yard,” as in “It will take 12 yards of dirt to fill that hole.”

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