Distances Distantly

Distant

Meanings and phrases

distant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. separated in space or coming from or going to a distance
  2. far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship; remote
  3. remote in manner; aloof; upstage
  4. separate or apart in time; remote; removed
  5. located far away spatially; remote

more distant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cooler a colour is, the more distant it seems.
  • "Melampyrum" appears as a more distant relative.
  • The nebula is far more distant than the star.

distant relative

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Melampyrum" appears as a more distant relative.
  • The writer Bram Stoker is a distant relative of hers.
  • A distant relative of Blue's, he is also from Saturn.

distant cousin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Aubrey Herbert married his distant cousin, the Hon.
  • He was a distant cousin of Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge.
  • Christos is a distant cousin of singer George Michael.

distant past

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Black metal also has a fascination with the distant past.
  • In the distant past, Gamora talks to Thanos about his mortality.
  • It has been compared with the great series of the distant past, such as 1894–95 and 1902.

distant future

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The time frame of this work is the distant future from the SD Sengokuden timeline.
  • The file lay hidden for centuries before being accidentally opened by Rai in the distant future.
  • Listening to the voices allows Corum to pass to the other world, which is in fact the distant future.

distant third

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Schie received 861 votes and ended a distant third.
  • Allowed to run, Montt trailed a distant third with 11% of the vote.
  • Before VisiCalc, Apple had been a distant third place competitor to Commodore and Tandy.

most distant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its most distant homolog is in the Asian swamp eel.
  • It belongs to the most distant resonant objects known to exist.
  • One of the most distant ortholog identified is found in "Danio rerio".

distant second

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was defeated, finishing a distant second to Kevin Taft.
  • The form itself came a distant second to the melody used in it.
  • In terms of sales, Burroughs was always a distant second to IBM.

distant relatives

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He later moved to Sydney, where distant relatives lived.
  • Valerie finds her distant relatives by Mill medical records; Trudy (Judy Flynn) and Ellie Benedict (Eleanor Wyld).
  • "The Jivaro shamans, Under the influence of ayahuasca, often believe that they are seeing distant relatives or sweethearts.

finished a distant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On his seasonal debut, Viking Flagship finished a distant 4th in the Tingle Creek Chase.
  • She finished a distant third with 8.4% of the vote as the NDP recovered to win the riding.
  • That same year he made 800m final at the Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, but finished a distant last.

very distant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He received only 694 votes, finishing a very distant fourth.
  • They are still great trade carriers and visit very distant districts.
  • Analog geophones are very sensitive devices which can respond to very distant tremors.

miles distant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Maryboro General Cemetry [sic] being six miles distant...".
  • As a rule, "818 Malibu" property is five or more miles distant from the Pacific Ocean.
  • Her father then sets out with Laura, in a carriage, for the ruined village of Karnstein, three miles distant.

too distant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But everything appears too distant and shallow to be felt."
  • During the mutual displays, the male may engage in exaggerated deep flapping or zig-zag tumbling, apparently in response to the female being too distant.
  • However, the Severn, though visible from the latter location, is too distant to fit Tacitus's description of the site, and the Severn is not visible from the former location.

distant objects

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The spectrum for more distant objects will contain more modulation.
  • Lenses projected an image of distant objects onto a screen in front of each bird.
  • This places a limit or a "past horizon" on the most distant objects that can be observed.
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