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yardstick

a graduated stick, one yard long, used for measurement
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The recent hires symbolize Yardstick Management's commitment to serving its multi-industry clientele featuring renowned independent schools, global tech giants, and several nationally recognized nonprofits.
Liz Caird and Mike Hubbard with the Yardstick Trophy played for at Lilleshall Hall
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When my dad and I talked with John, he said, "It's the smartest deer I've ever tried to hunt!" John told us he named the buck "Yardstick" because his G-2 tines look almost that long.
And now, having Yardstick back at home, we become connected even deeper because they get an actual taste of that passion,' shared Andre as he recounted his journey.
While Malcolm X used the yardstick metaphor to describe how cultures defined extremism, I believe the yardstick metaphor would also make a useful heuristic for WPAs when selecting educational materials for their courses.
Slade said: "You can call Brighton a yardstick but every week is a yardstick because you play new opposition in the first-half.
A yardstick lies beneath a desk in a destroyed schoolroom.
328, 0.6 percent issue, the main yardstick of long-term interest rates, ended interdealer trading at 0.580 percent, up 0.055 percentage point from Tuesday's close.
Focus on the Family (FOF) and the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) in August announced the publication of the "Anti-Bullying Policy Yardstick," a document that purports to help public school officials formulate policies that respect the rights of Christian students.
And how many of us have used price as a yardstick when choosing a place to visit abroad?
Police carried out a pre-planned drugs operation at several pubs in the town as part of Operation Yardstick.