(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).
(v. t.) To outgo; to move faster than; to leave behind.
(1) The district’s $110bn of economic activity went up by 22% since 2007, outpacing city growth by 9% during the same period.
(2) For the first time since the second quarter of 2009, the eurozone outpaced the US economy," said Carsten Brzeski at ING.
(3) We will continue to put people at the centre of our relief efforts and do everything we can to respond quickly and effectively, but the rising scale of need is outpacing our capacity to respond.” This year has seen a sharp rise in the number of people affected by conflict, with millions forced to flee their homes and left dependent on humanitarian aid.
(4) The league's annual selection meeting has been around since 1936, but it has increased in popularity in recent years at a rate that outpaces any other major event in the sporting world.
(5) Some argue that it's only a matter of time; girls are doing exceedingly well in school, outpacing their male peers in almost every subject.
(6) The speed – as well as the size – of the temperature rise is crucial too, warned scientists from Oxford University, as faster rates of global warming could outpace the ability of human civilisation and the natural world to adapt.
(7) The 24-year-old, who set the world record in July, tired of a tactical race and hit the front with two laps to go, outpacing the field over the final 800m to win in 4min 8.09sec.
(8) 6 Music long ago outpaced Radio 3 in the volume of listening – 16.2m hours v 10.5m.
(9) The ease with which Costa outpaced Coloccini, then cut back inside to slide a pass across the area for Willian to score the third, was disturbing.
(10) Magna Carta Holy Grail received nods in almost every rap category, outpacing LPs by Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
(11) So far this year 37 soldiers and military contractors have been killed in 27 such attacks, far outpacing the toll in 2011.
(12) In the music market, streaming is eating into downloads to the point where Spotify's streaming revenue is beginning to outpace iTunes' download revenue in certain parts of Europe – perhaps a catalyst for Apple's recent purchase of streaming service Beats Music.
(13) The emergence of bacterial resistance is outpacing the world’s capacity for antibiotic discovery,” Chan said.
(14) But prices are still rising much faster than wages, and Labour believes the argument that the cost of living is outpacing wage rises will continue to resonate with many voters, even as the economy improves.
(15) In the second quarter of this year, the OECD sees UK growth picking up to 3.1%, outpacing the United States, and all other countries in the G7 group of large economies apart from Canada.
(16) The low rate of inflation means that wages slightly outpaced inflation in September for the first time since 2009.
(17) The era is rapidly approaching when the use of implantable circulatory support devices will become commonplace and may outpace, and possibly outperform, the results currently obtained with cardiac transplantation.
(18) Meanwhile, for many developing countries, other sources of cash – such as private philanthropy and remittances sent home from migrant workers abroad – have far outpaced aid.
(19) A delightful flick behind Cole has Sterling skipping away down the right flank, the youngster outpacing the veteran straight away.
(20) "We are outpacing our competitors, and have seen Comet enter administration in the UK and Expert exiting the market in Sweden."