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 or points are. In physics or everyday usage, distance may refer to a physical length or an...
- In mathematics, the Euclidean distance between two points in Euclidean space is the length of a line segment between the two points. It can be calculated...
- the Levenshtein distance is a string metric for measuring the difference between two sequences. Informally, the Levenshtein distance between two words...
- In the Distance is a 2017 novel by writer and professor Hernán Diaz. The novel took six years to write. Diaz was drawn to the Western genre as he thought...
- 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...
- multisport race consisting of swimming, cycling, and running over various distances. Triathletes compete for fastest overall completion time, racing each...
- Distance education, also called distance learning, is the education of students who may not always be physically present at a school. Traditionally, this...
- Angular distance θ {\displaystyle \theta } (also known as angular separation, apparent distance, or apparent separation) is the angle between the two...
- Their Distance (知らない、ふたり, Shiranai, ****ari, lit. "Two Strangers"), is a 2015 ****anese independent film written, edited, and directed by Rikiya Imaizumi...
- 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...
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