distance: значение и определения

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Что такое distance?

Что такое distance?

  • The extent of space between two objects or places; an intervening space.
  • The fact or condition of being apart in space; remoteness.
  • Mathematics The length or numerical value of a straight line or curve.
  • The extent of space between points on a measured course.
  • The length of a race, especially of a horserace.
  • A point or area that is far away: "Telephone poles stretched way into a distance I couldn't quite see” ( Leigh Allison Wilson).
  • A depiction of a such a point or area.
  • A stretch of space without designation of limit; an expanse: a land of few hills and great distances.
  • The extent of time between two events; an intervening period.
  • A point removed in time: At a distance of 11 years, his memory of the crime was blurry.
  • The full period or length of a contest or game: The challenger had never attempted the distance of 12 rounds.
  • An amount of progress: The curriculum committee is a distance from where it was last month.
  • Difference or disagreement: The candidates could not be at a greater distance on this issue.
  • Emotional separateness or reserve; aloofness.
  • To place or keep at or as if at a distance: "To understand Russian strategy ... it is necessary for us to distance ourselves from our own myths and to enter into theirs” ( Freeman J. Dyson).
  • To cause to appear at a distance.
  • To leave far behind; outrun.

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