(n.) 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.
(n.) Remoteness of place; a remote place.
(n.) A space marked out in the last part of a race course.
(n.) Relative space, between troops in ranks, measured from front to rear; -- contrasted with interval, which is measured from right to left.
(n.) Space between two antagonists in fencing.
(n.) The part of a picture which contains the representation of those objects which are the farthest away, esp. in a landscape.
(n.) Ideal disjunction; discrepancy; contrariety.
(n.) Length or interval of time; period, past or future, between two eras or events.
(n.) The remoteness or reserve which respect requires; hence, respect; ceremoniousness.
(n.) A withholding of intimacy; alienation; coldness; disagreement; variance; restraint; reserve.
(n.) Remoteness in succession or relation; as, the distance between a descendant and his ancestor.
(n.) The interval between two notes; as, the distance of a fourth or seventh.
(v. t.) To place at a distance or remotely.
(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.
(1) The distance between the end of fic and the start of pabA was 31 base pairs.
(2) Standard nerve conduction techniques using constant measured distances were applied to evaluate the median, ulnar and radial nerves.
(3) Accuracy of discrimination of letters at various preselected distances was determined each session while Ortho-rater examinations were given periodically throughout training.
(4) The capillary-adipocyte distances were shorter and the vascularization density was higher in old rats.
(5) Within the capillary-perfused mucosa and muscularis (between 50 and 2000 microns from the urothelial surface), concentrations decreased by 50% for each 500-microns distance.
(6) When compared with nonspecialized regions of the cell membranes, these contact sites were characterized by a decreased intercellular distance, subplasmalemmal densities and coated pits.
(7) The distance of nucleoid sedimentation increased as a function of exposure temperature and exposure time, and was proportional to an increased protein to DNA ratio in the nucleoids.
(8) The bond distances of Cu to Cl(1), Cl(2), N(3) and N(3') atoms are 2.299 (1), 2.267 (1), 1.985 (4) and 1.996 (3) A, respectively.
(9) The authors used a linear multivariate regression to evaluate the effects of distance from the highway, age and sex of the child, and housing condition.
(10) Tests in which the size of the landmark was altered from that used in training suggest that distance is not learned solely in terms of the apparent size of the landmark as seen from the goal.
(11) The difference in Brazil will be the huge distances involved, with the crazy decision not to host the group stages in geographical clusters leading to logistical and planning nightmares.
(12) Long-distanced urethrocystopexy which permits to avoid an unwanted increase of outflow resistance with following retention of urine should be preferred.
(13) After using the OK method to obtain a distance curve for height, we introduce a new method (VADK) to derive velocity and acceleration curves from the fitted distance curve.
(14) Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt said people would see through her attempts to distance herself from Gove.
(15) Transplanted cells divided in vivo and progressively migrated into the host brain from the site of implantation up to distances of about 1 mm.
(16) Discrimination was possible among these four groups on the basis of the Mahalanobis' generalized distance.
(17) Extrapolating animal data to the neonates, we found the thoracic segment length recommended (the average of 29% of body length and electrode distance) to be accurate.
(18) The arrest of the Washington Post’s Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian and his journalist wife, Yeganeh Salehi, as well as a photographer and her partner, is a brutal reminder of the distance between President Hassan Rouhani’s reforming promises and his willingness to act.
(19) The duration of electrophoresis was based on the migration of a marker dye for a predetermined distance.
(20) Near acuity with distance correction was J2 or more in 93.1% of the bifocals and in 17.4% of the monofocals (without correction: 79.3% and 41.4%, respectively).
(n.) The progress made by a ship in motion; hence, progress or success of any kind.
(n.) Clear space under an arch, girder, and the like, sufficient to allow of easy passing underneath.
(1) A recent UN study ranked Brazil 116th out of 143 countries in terms of the proportion of women in the national legislature and efforts to remedy this with a quota system – such as those adopted by neighbouring Argentina and Bolivia – have made little headway, despite Suplicy's heavy campaigning.
(2) On the basis of their review, the authors conclude that, generally speaking, suicide prediction research has made little headway over the past 25 years.
(3) Although the conservative-dominated coalition has made headway in purging the state sector since it assumed power in June 2012, sceptical attitudes have been hard to erase.
(4) That there is now genuine competition among them for the best talent, that the internet and the international viewing audience now mean programme makers can circumvent traditional channels and commissioners if they feel they're making no headway for them.
(5) Its findings – including evidence that the Republican nominee is making dramatic headway with female voters, young people and those in the heartlands of the mid-west – appear to confirm that Obama's listless performance at the debate, and by contrast Romney's strong showing, has translated into a powerful political force.
(6) There has been an effective ban on federal funding related to gun violence prevention research since 1996, when Congress put language in its Appropriations Bill stipulating: “None of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be used to advocate or promote gun control.” This hamstrings our national health protectors, CDC and the National Institutes of Health, from getting the science necessary to make headway.
(7) Those in Bangladesh who demanded government intervention in one of the country's few economic success stories made little headway when dozens of garment factory owners sat in parliament and powerful industry bodies had the ear of policymakers.
(8) Qatar’s sports minister, Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali, on Tuesday told Associated Press that it was making headway.
(9) The National Farmers Union is taking legal advice to try to get compensation for the region's farmers but regional director Melanie Squires said they were having a "torrid time" making any headway with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
(10) Meanwhile the government appears to be making little headway in negotiations with the crossbench over the $5.5bn it wants to cut from family tax benefit B, which is paid to single parents and single income families earning up to $150,000, to fund its $3.5bn childcare plan.
(11) Britain believes that the twin-track approach to dealing with Iran's nuclear ambitions – negotiations and sanctions – is failing to make much headway, and Cameron expects to receive support for tightening sanctions.
(12) The UK has made headway in some respects on gender equality at work, according to separate research published on Monday that shows the country rising up a “women in work” league table .
(13) Though deadlocked at home, Barack Obama impressed both sides of British politics and in 2009 entered the hostile atmosphere of the Kremlin to befriend the then-president Dmitry Medvedev and make headway on a difficult disarmament treaty.
(14) Activists fear that as western troops head home, taking with them both money and the attention of the voting public back home, conservatives are making headway in undermining rights they see as a foreign imposition.
(15) Attempts by doctors to change the public conversation made little headway, and those who continued to prescribe opiates to addicts as part of treatment programs were jailed .
(16) While biomedical research continues to make headway in uncovering factors related to the disease, the causes, and therefore, the treatment remain just beyond our reach.
(17) EADS on the other hand has struggled to make as much headway in the US defence market, and analysts say the Americans may downgrade BAE's SSA if it looks as if France may interfere.
(18) Hopes of headway being made late Wednesday when the two party leaders met with prime minister Antonis Samaras for talks aimed at finally forging some consensus fell on stony ground.
(19) Others, including the Dutch finance minister, Jeroen Dijsselbloem – who chairs the Eurogroup of euro area finance ministers – continued to blame the lack of headway on Athens.
(20) Their leader had tried this line of the attack the previous week and made little headway.