the property created by the space between two objects or points
a distant region
"I could see it in the distance"
size of the gap between two places
"the distance from New York to Chicago"; "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"
indifference by personal withdrawal
the interval between two times
"the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"
a remote point in time
"if that happens it will be at some distance in the future"; "at a distance of ten years he had forgotten many of the details"
keep at a distance
"we have to distance ourselves from these events in order to continue living"
outdistance, outstrip, distance(verb)
go far ahead of
"He outdistanced the other runners"
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I think we are living in an age of misplaced priorities and excess optimism, i think the optimism is that long-distance delivery of electricity and gas will always be reliable. In an age of cyber-attack and physical attack, the reality could be startlingly different.
Comrade JZ (Zuma) must distance himself far from that. It's not enough for him to say what I was taught by the ANC, I'll never leave the ANC.
It is some significant distance from major waterways and any major infrastructure, so we do have something going our way as far as that goes, but it is certainly challenging to make an effective assessment at this stage.
If somebody with infinite knowledge could tell us( when) this is going to be over if you just hunker down and you socially distance... if people knew, they would have a greater ability to hold on.
The coolness of water will make a swimmer less aware of a growing sunburn, while reflection of sunlight is more apparent on the beach, it can occur in the water as well. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends reapplying sunscreen at least every two hours to remain protected or immediately after a swim or excessive sweating occurs. For long-distance swimmers, re-applying sunscreen can be impossible once it wears off, so using an alternative like Balmex can be necessary, said Wilson. Traditionally used to treat diaper rash, Wilson said the key ingredient of zinc oxide makes Balmex a useful sunscreen. Its stickiness and adherence to the skin for lengthy periods provides swimmers with adequate sun protection, she said. Exposure to bacteria, parasites Swimmers may be unaware of the dangers of toxic algae, bacterial growth and parasites that thrive in warmer waters. There's also an extremely rare risk of exposure to Naegleria fowleri, a deadly brain-eating amoeba found in bodies of warm freshwater.
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- بُعْد, مسافةArabic
- разстояние, дистанцирам се, дистанцияBulgarian
- distància, allunyarCatalan, Valencian
- Distanz, Abstand, entfernen, EntfernungGerman
- απόσταση, απομακρύνομαιGreek
- distanco, malproksimoEsperanto
- etäännyttää, välimatka, etäisyysFinnish
- מרחק, התרחקHebrew
- फ़ासला, दूरीHindi
- distansHaitian Creole
- distantia, distantiarInterlingua
- jarak, menjauhiIndonesian
- 거리, 距離Korean
- distancija, atstumas, nuotolisLithuanian
- atstatums, attālumsLatvian
- се раздалечува, раздалеченост, оддалеченост, се оддалечува, се дистанцира, далечина, растојаниеMacedonian
- അകലം, ദൂരംMalayalam
- eind, verwijderen, afstandDutch
- dystans, odległość, drogaPolish
- [[distanciar]]-[[se]], distância, [[afastar]]-[[se]]Portuguese
- расстояние, дистанция, отдалённостьRussian
- udaljenost, daljìna, даљѝна, у̀да̄љено̄стSerbo-Croatian
- avlägsna, distansera, avstånd, distansSwedish
- దూరం చేసుకొనుTelugu
- ubude, iduze, ibangaZulu
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