(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.) A post or station without the limits of a camp, or at a distance from the main body of an army, for observation of the enemy.
(n.) The troops placed at such a station.
(1) Moallem’s news conference came a day after jihadis captured a major military air base in north-eastern Syria, eliminating the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the Islamic State group.
(2) Beijing says the island outposts will serve maritime search and rescue missions, disaster relief, environmental protection as well as undefined military purposes.
(3) A cabinet majority is pushing for a new law that would “legalize” the illegal Jewish outposts on the West Bank – illegal even by Israeli standards because they were built on private Palestinian land.
(4) The European Space Agency astronaut, who is on his first mission to the orbiting outpost, thought the water was sweat, but Nasa groundstaff assured him it was not.
(5) Since the mid-90s, settlers have established dozens of outposts to prevent the transfer of land to the Palestinians.
(6) Of the more than 300 British service personnel killed in Afghanistan , more than 100 died in and around the Sangin outpost.
(7) When a local military outpost invited Kurdish youths to use their indoor football field, the boys declined.
(8) Last week, acclaimed Basque chefs Juan Mari Arzak and his daughter Elena, owners the famous Arzak restaurant in San Sebastián, opened Ametsa , their long awaited London outpost.
(9) If they have been taken and the person feels unwell, they should consult their doctor.” 'Hopeful' study of autism wins Samuel Johnson prize 2015 Read more MMS is sold by the self-styled Genesis II Church of Health and Healing , which is officially based in the Dominican Republic and claims a UK outpost in Rotherhithe, south-east London.
(10) Kerry’s comments reflect the growing fear among western nations that the continued instability in Libya has allowed Isis to gain ground in the country, which has become the terrorist group’s strongest outpost beyond Syria and Iraq.
(11) The biggest outposts in Bosnia have been the two Turkish-backed universities, which have mostly Turkish student bodies.
(12) Hoarfrost formed like starry ferns on the cavern ceiling of their outpost.
(13) Hawaii is an important strategic outpost for the US military.
(14) The paper assesses the impact of penal policy on trafficking and use of illicit drugs at different stages in the transformation of Nigeria from a colonial outpost to an independent nation.
(15) The outposts built outside the 135 core settlements are illegal under Israeli law but, according to B’Tselem, “the Civil Administration turns a blind eye to settlers’ building violations”.
(16) Pro-Gaddafi fighters fired mortars and rocket-propelled grenades at fighters for the interim government as they made a fresh attempt to take the town, one of the few remaining outposts loyal to the old regime.
(17) Everything must be agreed and coordinated.” The law has been pushed by Bennett’s party to prevent the demolition and relocation of the controversial Amona outpost , which is built on seized private Palestinian land, and which a court had ordered to be knocked down just before Christmas.
(18) Israel promised the US more than a decade ago to dismantle two dozen outposts built after 2001, including Migron.
(19) They are no longer needed in Helmand mainly because the number of British outposts has declined from 137 in 2010 to 11.
(20) The Village Market complex in Gigiri district, which is also home to the US embassy and a United Nations outpost, has cancelled its Halloween family party this weekend.