Pronunciation of Yardstick
/j_ˈɑː_d_s_t_ɪ_k/, /jˈɑːdstɪk/, /jˈɑːdstɪk/
Usage examples for yardstick:
- Not abstractly eternal as hitherto considered, time and space are relative and finite factors, deriving their measurement validity only in reference to the yardstick of light- velocity. - "Autobiography of a YOGI", Paramhansa Yogananda.
- He measures up two- feet- six by the yardstick what we got with buyin' a case of bakin'- soda, and he ain't a yearlin' yet. - "Sundown Slim", Henry Hubert Knibbs.
- When no more than the length of a yardstick separated them there came a pause. - "The Grizzly King", James Oliver Curwood.