yarder


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Noun1.yarder - (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards; "the golfer hit a 300-yarder to the green"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
2.yarder - a winch (or system of winches) powered by an engine and used to haul logs from a stump to a landing or to a skid road
winch, windlass - lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
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And, considering that the hour-glass they turned from year to year was filled with the earthiest and coarsest sand, the Bleeding Heart Yarders had reason enough for objecting to be despoiled of the one little golden grain of poetry that sparkled in it.
"Gregson is the smartest of the Scotland Yarders," my friend remarked; "he and Lestrade are the pick of a bad lot.
The systems are: i) harvester-forwarder (H-F), with a Timberjack 1270D harvester, equipped with a Timberjack 762C harvesting and processing head, which performed the activities of felling, pruning and bucking trees, and a Timberjack 1710D forwarder extracting logs, classifying and ordering them on the roadside; ii) chainsaw-skidder (C-S), felling carried out manually by an operator by means of a Stihl 017 chainsaw and logging through a John Deere 540 G3 cable skidder; iii) chainsaw-three wheeled logger (C-TWL), felling performed with a Stihl 017 chainsaw and logging with a Bell 220-A three-wheeled logger; and iv) chainsaw-yarder (C-Y), felling performed with a Stihl 017 chainsaw and logging on Urus I 300 yarder.
Vishal Singh converted two penalties -- a 40- yarder and a 60- yarder for Sahgal, who started with A' goal on handicap.
Riise, having fluffed a free kick delivery, then saw his swerving 30 yarder from the rebound touched over the bar by Maksic on 47 minutes.
The only machine capable of moving Volkswagen-sized boulders and mature felled trees up and down such unstable and steep terrain is a swing yarder, a mammoth crane normally used for clearcutting operations.
Valerie Wade, a college student, fifth generation Oregonian, and daughter of a logger, had climbed to the top of a ninety-foot yarder spar pole to hang a banner.
The East Course is the toughest of the pair and few layouts in world golf can boast more demanding back-to-back par-fours than its tenth and 11th holes (a 518 yarder followed by a 500 yarder).
Sub Pat Keogh then saw his audacious 45 yarder sail inches over the bar as the stranded Samson back-pedalled desperately.
Sean Schneider of Matthews Environmental Services cleans a yarder in preparation for Thursday's opening of the Oregon Logging Conference.
Bavidge turned and fired in a shot which United keeper Craig Nelson only parried and when the Ayr defence failed to clear, Ross Tokley thumped a 30 yarder against the bar.
A bizarre goal on 75 minutes sent the Shrews into a 2-1 lead when Ian Woan's speculative 25 yarder was completely misjudged by keeper Marshall, who pushed the ball into the air and then saw it cross the goal-line as he fell backwards into the net.