distance

the extent or account of space between two things, points, lines, etc.

Distance

• (n.) Space between two antagonists in fencing. • (v. t.) To cause to appear as if at a distance; to make seem remote. • (v. t.) To outstrip by as much as a distance (see Distance, n., 3); to leave far behind; to surpass greatly. • (n.) Relative space, between troops in ranks, measured from front to rear; -- contrasted with int...
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distance

(dis┬┤tәns) the measure of space intervening between two objects or two points of reference. interocclusal distance the distance between the occluding surfaces of the maxillary and mandibular teeth with the mandible in physiologic rest position. interocular distance&nb...
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distance

(from the article `astronomy`) A central undertaking in astronomy is the determination of distances. Without a knowledge of its distance, the size of an observed object in space ... Distances were cited in the early pilot books in units of a day`s sail. Later, distances were deduced from estimates of the ship`s speed and the ... ...t...
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distance

1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. 'Every particle attracts every other with a force . . . Inversely proportioned to the square of the distance.' (Sir I. Newton) ... 2. Remoteness of place; a remote place. 'Easily manage...
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distance

noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
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Distance

[graph theory] The partition of a graphs vertices into subsets by their distances from a given starting vertex is called the level structure of the graph. ...
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Distance

[musician] In an interview with Dubspot, Distance tells how his imprint Chestplate came to be. It started out as a platform to release his own music, and grew to a label on which 6 artists would release a sound specific to the label. Appearances from the likes of Cyrus, Tunnidge and later Sleeper and District have formed a rigid base that y...
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Distance

[SS501 song] `Distance` is South Korean boy band SS501`s second Japanese maxi single. It was released barely a month after their successful first single, Kokoro. The album consists of three songs, `Distance`, `Gleaming Star`, and `Wonderful World` and an instrumental version of each track. For the limited edition, they included the Japanese...
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Distance

Dis'tance noun [ French distance , Latin distantia .] 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. « Every particle attracts every other with a force . . . ...
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Distance

Dis'tance transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Distanced ; present participle & verbal noun Distancing .] 1. To place at a distance or remotely. « I heard nothing thereof at Oxford, being then miles distanced
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Distance

Can refer either to a) the length of a race; or b) the distance by which a horse has won or is beaten by a horse in front that has won.
Found on http://www.horse-directory.co.uk/racingglossary.htm

distance

Distance is the range within which a boxer can strike his opponent; it is also used to denote the scheduled duration of a match
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distance

distance Related word families intertwined with 'to place, placing, to put; to add; to stay; to attach' word units: fix-; pon-; prosth-; the-, thes-.
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Distance

Distance, in the context of Radiation Protection , relates to one of the three key principles of protection against External Radiation hazards (i.e. Time , Distance & Shielding ). In simple terms, increasing the distance between a static source of Ionising Radiation and the absorbing medium (e.g. a person) will reduce the exposure to that person. F...
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Distance

Distance, in the context of Radiation Protection , relates to one of the three key principles of protection against External Radiation hazards (i.e. Time , Distance & Shielding ). In simple terms, increasing the distance between a static source of Ionising Radiation and the absorbing medium (e.g. a person) will reduce the exposure to that person. ....
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Distance

Each boxing match has a pre-determined length or number of rounds. When it doesn?t end by way of knockout, disqualification, or any scenario that stops the fight short of those rounds, the fight ?goes the distance.?
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distance

How far a swimmer swims.
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Distance

How far a swimmer swims.
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Distance

How far a swimmer swims. Distances for short course are
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Distance

The disdtance of a race: Five furlongs is the minimum and the four and a half miles of the Grand National is the longest. Also the margin by which a horse is beaten by the horse directly in front. This ranges from a short head to 'by a distance' (more than thirty lengths
Found on http://www.bannedsystems.co.uk/systems/raceterms.htm

Distance

The length of a race. It can also refer to the margin by which a horse wins or is beaten. This can range from
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Distance

The length of a race: 5 furlongs is the minimum and the 4 1/2 miles of the Grand National the longest. Also, the margin by which a horse wins or is beaten by the horse in front; this ranges from a short head to 'by a distance' (more than 30 lengths); a 'length' is measured from the horse's nose to the start of its tail.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21627

Distance

The property created by the space between two objects or points.
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distance

the size of the gap between two places
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