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(distəns) noun
1. Length of separation in space, or, by extension, in time.
2. The state of being distant; separation; remoteness; a remote point.
3. Reserve; haughtiness; coldness.
4. Separation in rank, relationship, or succession.
5. In art, the part of a picture that represents distant objects.
6. Music The interval between two notes.
7. In horse racing, an interval measured back from the winning post to a point on the course marked by a flag or post, called the distance post. To be allowed to run in succeeding heats of the race, a horse must reach the distance post before the winning horse reaches the finish line.
v.t. ·tanced, ·tanc·ing

1. To leave behind, as in a race; outstrip; excel.
2. To separate by a space.
3. To cause to appear distant.

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short distance
walking distance
distance learning
distance education
middle distance
distance runner
total distance
great distance
considerable distance
average distance
race distance
safe distance
longer distance
winner s distance
distance travelled

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