Definition of Distance. Meaning of Distance. Synonyms of Distance

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Definition of Distance

Distance
Distance Dis"tance, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Distanced; p. pr. & vb. n. Distancing.] 1. To place at a distance or remotely. I heard nothing thereof at Oxford, being then miles distanced thence. --Fuller. 2. To cause to appear as if at a distance; to make seem remote. His peculiar art of distancing an object to aggrandize his space. --H. Miller. 3. To outstrip by as much as a distance (see Distance, n., 3); to leave far behind; to surpass greatly. He distanced the most skillful of his contemporaries. --Milner.

Meaning of Distance from wikipedia

- Distance is a numerical or occasionally qualitative measurement of how far apart objects or points are. In physics or everyday usage, distance may refer...
- The Distance may refer to: The distance (boxing), type of boxing match "The Distance" (The O.C.), a second season TV episode of The O.C. "The Distance" (The...
- the Levenshtein distance is a string metric for measuring the difference between two sequences. Informally, the Levenshtein distance between two words...
- Distance education, also known as distance learning, is the education of students who may not always be physically present at school, or where the learner...
- In the Distance is a 2017 novel by writer and professor Hernán Diaz. The story recounts the life of Håkan, a Swedish emigrant who is separated from his...
- A distance transform, also known as distance map or distance field, is a derived representation of a digital image. The choice of the term depends on the...
- Pupillary distance (PD), more correctly known as interpupillary distance (IPD) is the distance in millimeters between the centers of each pupil. Distance PD...
- In information theory, the Hamming distance between two strings or vectors of equal length is the number of positions at which the corresponding symbols...
- In mathematics, the Euclidean distance between two points in Euclidean space is the length of the line segment between them. It can be calculated from...
- instantaneous Earth–Moon distance, or distance to the Moon, is the distance from the center of Earth to the center of the Moon. Lunar distance (LD or Δ⊕L{\textstyle...