distance distance  /ˈdɪs təns/


  1. (n) the property created by the space between two objects or points
  2. (n) a distant region
  3. (n) size of the gap between two places
  4. (n) indifference by personal withdrawal
  5. (n) the interval between two times
  6. (n) a remote point in time
  7. (v) keep at a distance
  8. (v) go far ahead of

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  1. The following websites provide information on distance learning and schools offering continuing ed courses: Distance Learning.
  2. Long-distance relationships, or LDRs, get a bad rap, but there are still plenty of good things about them and ways to keep them alive.
  3. SM's preferred personal distance was 1.


  1. China Distance Education to Present At The Deutsche Bank Depositary Receipts Virtual Investor Conference On June 19 ...

    China Distance Education to Present At The Deutsche Bank Depositary Receipts Virtual Investor Conference On June 19, 2013
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Pair of BU Distance Running Recruits Sweep New York State Titles

    VESTAL, N.Y. A pair of incoming distance runners continue to make history in their final high school outdoor track campaigns. Eric Holt, who is a senior at Carmel High School, won the boys mile at the New York State Meet this past weekend. Eileen OHara, who runs for Webster-Thomas High School, captured the girls 1,500 at the same meet. The New York State Outdoor Track Meet encompasses all Class ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 40 Binghamton

  3. Long Distance Moving Companies: Movers.net Announces Expansion

    Movers.net announced addition of hundreds of long distance moving companies to its directory. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10758935.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "Our relationship is very good," Henin said. "We can feel we grew up a lot, both of us. Kim, of course, having a baby, and the distance I took also for two years. We are more adult now and we have a lot of respect. We both want to win, but...
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Justine Henin Source: The Guardian

  2. "First of all, I wouldn't want him on my team," Hardaway replied. "And second of all, if he was on my team, I would really distance myself from him because, uh, I don't think that is right. I don't think he should be in the locker room while...
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Tim Hardaway Source: Miami Herald

  3. "I didn't hit it as well as I did yesterday, so I had to fight pretty hard to get some up-and-downs - some ridiculous up-and-downs - to keep it within striking distance," said Mickelson, who was at 1-over 214.
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Phil Mickelson Source: The Canadian Press

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