Noun Definition


1.Definition: a distant region

"I could see it in the distance"

Category: Places

2.Definition: 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"

Category: General

3.Definition: indifference by personal withdrawal

"Emotional distance"

Related Noun(s):aloofness

Category: Feelings

4.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):length

Category: General

5.Definition: the interval between two times

"The distance from birth to death", "It all happened in the space of 10 minutes"

Related Noun(s):space

Category: General

6.Definition: the property created by the space between two objects or points

Category: General