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  • n  a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance
    he lost the remote for his TV
  • s  located far away spatially
    remote stars
  • s  very unlikely
    a remote possibility
    a remote contingency
  • s  separate or apart in time
    the remote past or future
  • s  inaccessible and sparsely populated;
  • a  far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
    a remote relative
    considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics

  • The makers of a gadget whose name is almost identical to the nickname of Wii's remote control wonder if their trademark is still worth anything.
  • The nicest convenience is the, uh, extra-remote remote control.
  • Turn your iPhone into a remote control for your computer.
News & Articles

  • Google Launches Balloons to Bring the Internet to Remote Regions
    Google is launching huge balloons to bring the Internet to remote and difficult terrain — think mountain ranges, archipelagos and jungles — beginning with New Zealand. Last week, Google launched 30 Internet-enabling balloons in the Canterbury region of New Zealand, with plans to launch 20 more. The balloons, which resemble white, effervescent jellyfish, use a combination of wind, solar power and ...
    June 15, 2013 - Mashable
  • 2013 Golden Remote Awards: Vote for TV's Best Couple and Oddest Couple!
    Dim the lights, because it's time to talk romance! Now that we've shined a light on TV's funny people and drama kings and queens in our annual Golden Remote Awards, it's...
    June 14, 2013 - E! Online
  • remote start Highline 6/14/13
    $25 OFF Remote Starter HighLine Auto Works Jun 29 2013
    June 13, 2013 - The Sandusky Register

  • David Petraeus in International Herald Tribune
    It is important to remember that every defense dollar spent to over-ensure against a remote or diminishing risk - or in effect to run up the score in a capability where the United States is already dominant - is a dollar not available to take care... Robert Gates Apr 6, 2009 82478 110139 remote This is way out by the Syrian border, an area where we do think in fact some suicide bombers are able to come across the border. It's an area that is very very remote - quite small villages out there - and it was disheartening for us too...
  • Anthony Kennedy in Washington Post
    Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, writing for the majority, said stockholders had no knowledge of the actions of the two vendors and thus cannot show those companies' actions influenced investors "except in an indirect chain that we find too remote for...

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