cubic yard


cubic yard
(yd3)
   a traditional unit of volume in English speaking countries. One cubic yard equals 27 ft3, 46 656 in3, 0.764 555 m3, or 764.555 liters. A cubic yard holds about 201.97 U.S. liquid gallons or about 168.20 British Imperial gallons.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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