(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 mean, worthless fellow; a rascal; a villain; a man without honor or virtue.
(a.) Low; base; mean; unprincipled.
(1) Cutts-McKay said he regretted ever agreeing to work at Al-Madinah, saying of the trust and governors: "The worst mistake I ever made was getting involved with that shower of scoundrels."
(2) Boris Johnson has always struck me as an enigma wrapped inside a whoopee cushion Yes, those of us who woke up on Friday 24 June to discover that far from being patriots, under the new dispensation we were very likely to be regarded as not simply scoundrels but quite possibly traitors.
(3) Han definitely shoots first (and asks questions later) Lucas and fans have debated for decades whether the sardonic space scoundrel was originally intended to shoot bounty hunter Greedo only after the alien fired his blaster first in the Mos Eisley Cantina in 1977’s saga opener A New Hope, but Abrams clearly has no such qualms about showing the elder Solo as a quick-on-the-draw kind of guy.
(4) He lambasted those at the top of Kremlin power as “thieves, scoundrels and traitors who must be destroyed”.
(5) A younger version of Solo will instead return in a new spin-off , tipped to appear in 2018, with Dave Franco, Logan Lerman and Scott Eastwood reportedly among the frontrunners to play the sardonic space scoundrel.
(6) He had a totally persuasive interview style which led to the unmasking of a scoundrel."
(7) In the immediate postwar period, he was the handsome scoundrel in Giuseppe De Santis's neo-realist melodrama Bitter Rice (1948), in which he was first seen on international screens.
(8) Tom Riddles Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire • Stuart Rose perhaps needs to be reminded of Samuel Johnson’s remark: “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” Tim Gossling Cambridge
(9) The general public may not share Hislop's tendency to quirky nostalgia, but they certainly think that today's politicians are scoundrels.
(10) He is a very bad man (if you like, or if you don't like), but he may be the purest-spoken scoundrel in all the movies.
(11) They say that patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels and we are seeing that truism yet again with the government,” Shorten said.
(12) However, that script was reversed on Wednesday as Fiorina repeatedly referenced God, the constitution and the founding fathers while Cruz bashed Trump as “a no-good scoundrel” and “a big government New York liberal, who is a Washington insider, who agrees with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama”.
(13) It is better to be safe than sorry, or, as my mother was fond of saying, "I don't have a grammar school education but I can spot one scoundrel".
(14) Patriotism is indeed the last recourse to which a scoundrel clings.
(15) Did we believe Boris Johnson to be a scoundrel, or someone whose ruling passion was the love of his country?
(16) The person causing much of that bleeding is Sterling Archer himself, a figure informed not only by secret agents such as Bond and Matt Helm, but also by George MacDonald Fraser's literary soldier-scoundrel Flashman (who Reed reckons makes Archer "seem like a social worker").
(17) On idle scoundrel parasites – 2005 Asked how he rated the role of professional TV pundits, Mourinho told the Sunday Express: “The best job in the world is to be a sacked coach.
(18) Iam not going to suggest, as some scoundrel who shares a name with me did on these pages last year, that we should welcome a recession.
(19) You expect Peel to have a lot of splattercore records with titles like I'll Be Glad When You're Dead – but who would have suspected a liking for a-ha's 1986 multi-platinum opus Scoundrel Days ?
(20) It’s a choice between scoundrels.” Many voters, especially younger ones, feel ill-equipped to make that choice.