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A measuring rod a yard long, typically divided into inches
A standard used for comparison
- the consumer price index, the government's
for the cost of living
a measure or standard used for comparison; "on what kind of yardstick is he basing his judgment?"
a ruler or tape that is three feet long
A yardstick is a tool used to physically measure lengths of up to a yard (0.9144 metres or three feet) high.
A measuring rod thirty-six inches long; A standard to which other measurements or comparisons are judged
(Yardsticks) Mile markers. We travel so far every day that the miles seem as insignificant as yards. That’s actually true a lot of the time. Especially if you have a good audio book.
Performance comparison benchmark used by a regulator for assessment of the outcomes in absence of direct competition.
Trucker slang for Mile markers on the road side as in "There's a smokey advertising at the 75 yardstick."
Something that has three feet but can't walk.
3 foot measuring stick used to measure fabric.
(Rig.) : Mileage markers alongside a highway, so-called because they are about one yard tall.
A mile marker on the highway.
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