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 measurement of how far apart objects are. In physics or everyday usage, distance may refer to a physical length or an estimation...
- 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...
- In information theory, the Hamming distance between two strings of equal length is the number of positions at which the corresponding symbols are different...
- most common form includes swimming, cycling, and running over various distances. Triathletes compete for fastest overall course completion, including...
- Distance education or long-distance learning is the education of students who may not always be physically present at a school. Traditionally, this usually...
- The Mahalanobis distance is a measure of the distance between a point P and a distribution D, introduced by P. C. Mahalanobis in 1936. It is a multi-dimensional...
- Euclidean distance or Euclidean metric is the "ordinary" straight-line distance between two points in Euclidean space. With this distance, Euclidean...
- In com****tional linguistics and computer science, edit distance is a way of quantifying how dissimilar two strings (e.g., words) are to one another by...
- au, ua, or AU) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from Earth to the Sun. However, that distance varies as Earth orbits the Sun, from a maximum (aphelion)...
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