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  • This is likely to have been a distant influence from the growing Roman empire.
  • However, if you think of reaching out both of your hands, your body will remain distant.
  • It works best when there are close-up and distant objects in the frame.
  • Some see the limits of the law as being in the distant future.
  • Because of the somewhat distant battle location, both sides were forced to fight on little sleep.
  • As shown above, been places action in the distant past.
  • Even should she reach the road, the house nearest was a half mile distant. Cited from Once Upon A Time, by Richard Harding Davis
  • The first pre-production involved a storyline that took place in the distant future.
  • Several thousand guests travel from distant places to experience the German festival.
  • However, he had a distant relationship with his mother.
  • "England" here includes Wales, though it was little involved in trade to distant parts.
  • David laughed softly, and turned his eyes once more to the distant sky-line. Cited from Just David, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • He looked longingly towards the blue hills that held their heads against the distant sky line. Cited from Ungava Bob, by Dillon Wallace
  • She soon took a more distant approach, however.
  • The living images become only remote facts of a distant time or sky.
  • These can be distant from the original source of the document.
  • To the younger members of the court the prince appeared increasingly distant -- almost from a different era.
  • However, she had a more distant relationship with her daughters.
  • This can allow very long-distance broadcasting, but can also interfere with distant local stations.
  • It is also one of the most distant objects that can be seen with the naked eye.
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Meaning of distant

  • adjective Separated in space or coming from or going to a distance
    distant villages, the sound of distant traffic, a distant sound, a distant telephone call
  • adjective Far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
    a distant cousin, a remote relative, a distant likeness, considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics