# Yards to Meters

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### How to Convert Yards to Meters?

1 yard = 0.9144 meters

For example: Convert 100 yards to meters

100 yards = 100 × 0.9144 = 91.44 meters

### Meter Definition

The meter is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units, and the symbol is m. One meter is equivalent to 1.09361329834 yards. It can be used to measure length, width and height.

The definition of “meter” originated in France. The length of 1 meter was originally defined as one ten-millionth of the distance from the Earth’s equator to the North Pole on the meridian passing through Paris. With the deepening of people’s understanding of metrology, the definition of the length of the meter has been revised several times. From May 20, 2019, the definition of meter is updated to: when the speed of light c in vacuum is expressed in m/s, a fixed value of 299792458 is selected to define the meter.

### Yard Definition

Yard refers to a unit of length. The symbol is yd. It is equal to 1.2 step and the equivalent of 36 inches. Conversion between imperial units and metric units is as follows: 1 yard equals 0.91144 meters.

As a unit of length, the origin of the yard is unclear. Currently it is mainly used for length measurement of some sports fields. The yard is also used for the measurement of the cricket pitch and it is also used for the measurement of the golf course. In the UK and US, yards are often used when referring to distance. In the UK, the law requires road signs for shorter distances to be represented by codes.