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distance  

EN[ˈdɪstəns]
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WDistance (mathématiques)
  • En mathématiques, une distance est une application qui formalise l'idée intuitive de distance,
  • À partir de la définition d'une distance, vue comme une application satisfaisant à certains axiomes,
distance
  • NomPLdistancesPREdis-SUF-ance
    1. NC The amount of space between two points, usually geographical points, usually (but not necessarily) measured along a straight line.
      1. The distance to Petersborough is thirty miles.  There is a long distance between Moscow and Vladivostok. ‎
    2. Length or interval of time.
      1. NC INF The difference; the subjective measure between two quantities.
        1. We're narrowing the distance between the two versions of the bill.  The distance between the lowest and next gear on my bicycle is annoying. ‎
      2. Remoteness of place; a remote place.
        1. Remoteness in succession or relation.
          1. the distance between a descendant and his ancestor
        2. A space marked out in the last part of a racecourse.
          1. NU (figuratively) The entire amount of progress to an objective.
            1. He had promised to perform this task, but did not go the distance. ‎
          2. NU (figuratively) A withholding of intimacy; alienation; variance.
            1. The friendship did not survive the row: they kept each other at a distance. ‎
          3. The remoteness or reserve which respect requires; hence, respect; ceremoniousness.
          4. VerbeSGdistancesPRdistancingPT, PPdistanced
            1. VT To move away (from) someone or something.
              1. He distanced himself from the comments made by some of his colleagues.
            2. VT To leave at a distance; to outpace, leave behind.
            3. Plus d'exemples
              1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                • Choroidal thickness was defined as the distance between the retinal pigment epithelium (outermost hyperreflective line) to the inner margin of the sclera.
                • Patients with convergence insufficiency type exotropia, exodeviation greater at near than at distance of ≥10Δ, were excluded.
                • Although data on longer distances is lacking, Deaner acknowledges, “since males generally have trouble making conservative decisions, they might be less likely to perform well in an ultrarun or hike.”
              2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                • We could see the lights of the village twinkling in the distance.
                • Feedback latency from V2 depends on interareal conduction velocity and distance.
                • When I heard swear words from the next room, I decided to keep my distance.

            Meaning of distance for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "distance" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes transitif.
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                • Noms Dénombrable
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Noms Indénombrable
                  • Verbes
                    • Verbes transitifs
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