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A cubic yard is an Imperial / U.S. customary (non-SI non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States, Canada, and the UK. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1 yard (3 feet, 36 inches, 0.9144 metres) in length.
## Symbols

There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used:## Conversions

1 cubic yard is equivalent to:## See also

- cubic yards, cubic yard, cubic yds, cubic yd
- cu yards, cu yard, cu yds, cu yd, CYs
- yards/-3, yard/-3, yds/-3, yd/-3
- yards^3, yard^3, yds^3, yd^3
- yards³, yard³, yds³, yd³

- 46 656 cubic inches
- 27 cubic feet
- ≈0.000000000183 cubic miles
- ≈21.6962157 U.S. bushels
- ≈201.974 U.S. liquid gallons
- ≈4.80890476 crude barrels
- ≈764.554858 litres
- ≈764 554 858 cubic millimetres
- ≈764 554.858 cubic centimetres
- ≈0.764544858 cubic metres
- ≈0.000000000764 cubic kilometres

- 1 E-1 m³ for a comparison with other volumes
- Square yard
- Orders of magnitude (volume)
- Conversion of units
- Cube (arithmetic), cube root

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