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distance

['dɪstǝns]

  1. N

    1. (in space) distancia f

      long-distance

    2. (in time)

  2. VT

  3. CPD

Examples from texts

Results are expressed as the distance between the sonomicrometers in the resting position−length at the baseline functional residual capacity (FRC)−and the percentage of that distance in all other situations.
Los resultados se expresaron como longitud entre los sonomicrómetros en situación de reposo −a capacidad residual funcional (FRC) basal− y porcentajes de esa distancia en todas las demás situaciones.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
The recommended size of the dots is no more than 0.1 mm, with the distance between each dot about 1 mm.
El tamaño recomendado de los puntos es de 0,1 mm como máximo, con una distancia de 1 mm entre sí.
ABBYY FormDesigner 8.0ABBYY FormDesigner 8.0
BYY FormDesigner 8.0
ABBYY FormDesigner 8.
© 2008 ABBYY
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ABBYY FormDesigner 8.
© 2008 ABBYY
conditions for use and maintenance of the interoperability constituent (restrictions of running time or distance, wear limits etc),
las condiciones de utilización y mantenimiento del componente de interoperabilidad (restricciones de tiempo o de distancia, límites de desgaste, etc.),
the amount shall be based on the distance travelled and the type of the vehicle;
basado en la distancia recorrida y en el tipo de vehículo;
constant of the distance signal generator, date of securing, taxi identifier, real time, identification of the tariff;
constante del generador de señales de distancia, fecha de precintado, identificador del taxi, hora real, identificación de la tarifa,
If the flame does not reach the last measuring point, measure the burnt distance up to the point where the flame is extinguished.
Si la llama no alcanza el último punto de medición la distancia quemada se medirá hasta el punto de extinción de la llama.
'means of distance communication` means any means which, without the simultaneous physical presence of the supplier and the consumer, may be used for the conclusion of a contract between those parties.
«técnica de comunicación a distancia»: todo medio que permita la celebración del contrato entre un consumidor y un proveedor sin presencia física simultánea del proveedor y del consumidor.
Results obtained with the accelerometer correlated well with 6-minute walk distance, dyspnea, and degree of airway obstruction.
El empleo del acelerómetro guarda una buena relación con la distancia recorrida en la prueba de la marcha de 6 min, con la disnea y con el grado de limitación al flujo aéreo.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
Current lunar laser ranging can measure the distance to the Moon--roughly 385,000 km--with an error of about 1.7 cm.
Las actuales mediciones de la distancia a la Luna -- unos 385.000 km -- tienen un error de alrededor de 1,7 cm en promedio.
Silence expanded the distance between them, making him feel awkward.
—El silencio que siguió amplió la distancia que había entre ellos, haciéndolo sentir un poco tonto—.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
But, then, the distance from the act was necessary, the only way his decent vampire nature could handle this thing they did.
Pero la distancia del acto era necesaria, era la única forma en que su naturaleza de vampiro decente podía soportar las cosas que hacían.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
At that distance, the smallest things Hubble can distinguish are about 60 meters wide.
A esta distancia, los objetos más pequeños que el Hubble puede distinguir miden aproximadamente 60 metros.
each research haul must be separated by no less than 5 nautical miles from any other research haul, distance to be measured from the geographical mid-point of each research haul;
cada lance experimental deberá estar alejado no menos de 5 millas náuticas de cualquier otro lance experimental, distancia que se medirá del punto medio geográfico de cada lance experimental;
In the distance, out past his window, the cornfield loomed.
A lo lejos, más allá del parabrisas, se extendía, imponente, el campo de trigo.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
Informing the patient of the elapsed time and the distance walked might influence motivation and performance, but no study has yet tested this hypothesis.
La información al paciente del tiempo transcurrido y de la distancia recorrida puede influir en la motivación y en el rendimiento, aunque esta hipótesis no se ha evaluado en ningún estudio.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica

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'dɪstǝnsdistanciaExamples

what distance is it from here to London? — ¿qué distancia hay de aquí a Londres?
we followed them at a distance — les seguimos a distancia
at a distance of two metres — a dos metros de distancia
I can't see her face at this distance — a esta distancia no puedo ver su cara
within easy distance (of sth) — a poca distancia (de algo), no muy lejos (de algo)
the hotel is a fair distance from the airport — el hotel está bastante lejos del aeropuerto
from a distance — desde lejos
from a distance you look like your mother — desde lejos te pareces a tu madre
he had no choice but to admire her from a distance — no podía hacer otra cosa más que admirarla desde lejos
to go the distance — llegar hasta el final
a lot of people start the course with enthusiasm but are unable to go the distance — muchos empiezan el curso con entusiasmo pero son incapaces de completarlo
it's a good distance (from here) — está muy or bastante lejos (de aquí)
to be within hearing distance — estar al alcance de la voz
in the distance — a lo lejos
in the near distance — a poca distancia
in the middle distance — en segundo término
in the far distance — muy a lo lejos, en la lejanía
to keep one's distance — mantenerse a distancia; guardar las distancias
keep your distance! — ¡mantén la distancia!
to keep sb at a distance — guardar las distancias con algn
he can't walk long distances yet — aún no puede andar largas distancias
it's no distance — está cerquísima, está a nada de aquí
it's only a short distance away — está a poca distancia, está bastante cerca
stopping distance — distancia de parada
to be within striking distance of sth — estar muy cerca de algo, estar a un paso or dos pasos de algo
it is within walking distance — se puede ir andando

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Collocations

safety distance
distancia de seguridad
map distance
distancia de mapeo
minimum safety distance
distancia de seguridad
minimum safety distance
distancia mínima de seguridad
safety distance
distancia mínima de seguridad
from a distance
a distancia
in the distance
a lo lejos
from a distance
de lejos
from a distance
desde lejos
in the distance
en lontananza
keep at a distance
distanciar
in the distance
en la lejanía
at a distance
de lejos
distance from
distanciarse de
distance learning
enseñanza a distancia

Word forms

distance

verb
Basic forms
Pastdistanced
Imperativedistance
Present Participle (Participle I)distancing
Past Participle (Participle II)distanced
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I distancewe distance
you distanceyou distance
he/she/it distancesthey distance
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am distancingwe are distancing
you are distancingyou are distancing
he/she/it is distancingthey are distancing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have distancedwe have distanced
you have distancedyou have distanced
he/she/it has distancedthey have distanced
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been distancingwe have been distancing
you have been distancingyou have been distancing
he/she/it has been distancingthey have been distancing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I distancedwe distanced
you distancedyou distanced
he/she/it distancedthey distanced
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was distancingwe were distancing
you were distancingyou were distancing
he/she/it was distancingthey were distancing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had distancedwe had distanced
you had distancedyou had distanced
he/she/it had distancedthey had distanced
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been distancingwe had been distancing
you had been distancingyou had been distancing
he/she/it had been distancingthey had been distancing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will distancewe shall/will distance
you will distanceyou will distance
he/she/it will distancethey will distance
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be distancingwe shall/will be distancing
you will be distancingyou will be distancing
he/she/it will be distancingthey will be distancing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have distancedwe shall/will have distanced
you will have distancedyou will have distanced
he/she/it will have distancedthey will have distanced
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been distancingwe shall/will have been distancing
you will have been distancingyou will have been distancing
he/she/it will have been distancingthey will have been distancing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would distancewe should/would distance
you would distanceyou would distance
he/she/it would distancethey would distance
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be distancingwe should/would be distancing
you would be distancingyou would be distancing
he/she/it would be distancingthey would be distancing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have distancedwe should/would have distanced
you would have distancedyou would have distanced
he/she/it would have distancedthey would have distanced
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been distancingwe should/would have been distancing
you would have been distancingyou would have been distancing
he/she/it would have been distancingthey would have been distancing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am distancedwe are distanced
you are distancedyou are distanced
he/she/it is distancedthey are distanced
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being distancedwe are being distanced
you are being distancedyou are being distanced
he/she/it is being distancedthey are being distanced
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been distancedwe have been distanced
you have been distancedyou have been distanced
he/she/it has been distancedthey have been distanced
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was distancedwe were distanced
you were distancedyou were distanced
he/she/it was distancedthey were distanced
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being distancedwe were being distanced
you were being distancedyou were being distanced
he/she/it was being distancedthey were being distanced
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been distancedwe had been distanced
you had been distancedyou had been distanced
he/she/it had been distancedthey had been distanced
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be distancedwe shall/will be distanced
you will be distancedyou will be distanced
he/she/it will be distancedthey will be distanced
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been distancedwe shall/will have been distanced
you will have been distancedyou will have been distanced
he/she/it will have been distancedthey will have been distanced

distance

noun
SingularPlural
Common casedistancedistances
Possessive casedistance'sdistances'