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noun. ['ˈdɪstəns'] the property created by the space between two objects or points.
- focal distance
- focal length
- hyperfocal distance
- mean distance
- hour angle
Rhymes with Distance
How do you pronounce distance?
Pronounce distance as ˈdɪstəns.
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Sentences with distance
1. Noun, singular or mass
Hotel guests are within walking distance of several restaurants and a short car trip from the beach.
Quotes about distance
1. I get asked, 'How can you have such failures in your films?' Well, what else is life about? There's some sense of constant failure in something. Humor gives you a distance from it.
- Alexander Payne
2. Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.
- Charles Lindbergh
3. But Hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance seldom reached by the best of Guns.
- John James Audubon
adjective. ['ˌlɔŋˈdiːstəns'] covering a long distance.
noun. ['ˈdɪstəns'] a distant region.
noun. ['ˈdɪstəns'] indifference by personal withdrawal.
noun. ['ˈdɪstəns'] size of the gap between two places.
- skip distance
- arm's length
- light time
noun. ['ˈdɪstəns'] the interval between two times.
- time interval
verb. ['ˈdɪstəns'] keep at a distance.
noun. ['ˈdɪstəns'] a remote point in time.
verb. ['ˈdɪstəns'] go far ahead of.
- leave behind