## Measurement unit: cubic yard

**Full name:** cubic yard

**Plural form:** cubic yards

**Symbol:** yd^{3}

**Category type:** volume

**Scale factor:** 0.76455486121558

## SI unit: cubic meter

The SI derived unit for volume is the cubic meter.

1 cubic meter is equal to 1.307950613786 cubic yard.

Valid units must be of the **volume** type.

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## Definition: Cubic yard

The cubic yard (symbols yd³, cu. yd.) is a nonmetric unit of volume, used in the United States. It is defined as the volume of a cube with edges one yard in length.

## Sample conversions: cubic yard