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Clark said masks were optional, as long as six feet of distance was kept, and temperatures were checked.

Fortunately, sound waves can travel great distances through the ocean, thanks to a curious phenomenon known as the SOFAR Channel, short for Sound Fixing and Ranging.

They connected the two electron charges with one “effective” charge that varied with distance.

Richard Barrera, a San Diego Unified trustee, suggested during a town hall that it was actually a silver lining of distance learning that students at Lincoln and elsewhere would have increased access to AP classes.

It was here that my girlfriend and I decided we’d go for our first drink after quarantine — mostly because of it being within walking distance and a few Yelp reviews suggesting unusually cheap drinks.

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Their leader, Njie, still going by “Dave” during the operation, would stay a safe distance away until the State House was secure.

“The level of outside support… has not been sufficient enough for them to distance themselves from al Nusra,” Cafarella said.

The younger brother would try everything in his power from a distance to subdue the roaring flames of passion.

How much distance was there between the two men when Brown was shot?

I was in a long-distance relationship at the time with my high-school boyfriend.

Off went the officers again, some distance to the front, and then back again to their men, and got them on a little further.

Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.

A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.

And the others, not knowing that he had that day repented, sat at their distance and tried to form no conclusion.

We see the whole land, even if but at a distance, instead of being limited merely to the spot where our foot treads.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to distance, such as: area, gap, length, orbit, radius, and scope.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.