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pace


  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pace  \Pace\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  walk  over  with  measured  tread;  to  move  slowly  over  or 
  upon  as  the  guard  paces  his  round.  ``Pacing  light  the 
  velvet  plain.''  --T.  Warton. 
 
  2.  To  measure  by  steps  or  paces;  as  to  pace  a  piece  of 
  ground. 
 
  3.  To  develop,  guide,  or  control  the  pace  or  paces  of  to 
  teach  the  pace;  to  break  in 
 
  If  you  can,  pace  your  wisdom  In  that  good  path  that 
  I  would  wish  it  go  --Shak 
 
  {To  pace  the  web}  (Weaving),  to  wind  up  the  cloth  on  the 
  beam,  periodically,  as  it  is  woven,  in  a  loom. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pace  \Pace\,  n.  [OE.  pas,  F.  pas,  from  L.  passus  a  step,  pace, 
  orig.,  a  stretching  out  of  the  feet  in  walking;  cf  pandere, 
  passum,  to  spread,  stretch;  perh.  akin  to  E.  patent.  Cf 
  {Pas},  {Pass}.] 
  1.  A  single  movement  from  one  foot  to  the  other  in  walking;  a 
  step. 
 
  2.  The  length  of  a  step  in  walking  or  marching,  reckoned  from 
  the  heel  of  one  foot  to  the  heel  of  the  other  --  used  as 
  a  unit  in  measuring  distances;  as  he  advanced  fifty 
  paces.  ``The  heigh  of  sixty  pace  .''  --Chaucer. 
 
  Note:  Ordinarily  the  pace  is  estimated  at  two  and  one  half 
  linear  feet;  but  in  measuring  distances  be  stepping, 
  the  pace  is  extended  to  three  feet  (one  yard)  or  to 
  three  and  three  tenths  feet  (one  fifth  of  a  rod).  The 
  regulation  marching  pace  in  the  English  and  United 
  States  armies  is  thirty  inches  for  quick  time,  and 
  thirty-six  inches  for  double  time.  The  Roman  pace 
  (passus)  was  from  the  heel  of  one  foot  to  the  heel  of 
  the  same  foot  when  it  next  touched  the  ground,  five 
  Roman  feet. 
 
  3.  Manner  of  stepping  or  moving  gait;  walk;  as  the  walk, 
  trot,  canter,  gallop,  and  amble  are  paces  of  the  horse;  a 
  swaggering  pace;  a  quick  pace.  --Chaucer. 
 
  To-morrow,  and  to-morrow,  and  to-morrow,  Creeps  in 
  this  petty  pace  from  day  to  day  --Shak. 
 
  In  the  military  schools  of  riding  a  variety  of  paces 
  are  taught.  --Walsh. 
 
  4.  A  slow  gait;  a  footpace.  [Obs.]  --Chucer. 
 
  5.  Specifically,  a  kind  of  fast  amble;  a  rack. 
 
  6.  Any  single  movement,  step,  or  procedure.  [R.] 
 
  The  first  pace  necessary  for  his  majesty  to  make  is 
  to  fall  into  confidence  with  Spain.  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  7.  (Arch.)  A  broad  step  or  platform;  any  part  of  a  floor 
  slightly  raised  above  the  rest,  as  around  an  altar,  or  at 
  the  upper  end  of  a  hall. 
 
  8.  (Weaving)  A  device  in  a  loom,  to  maintain  tension  on  the 
  warp  in  pacing  the  web. 
 
  {Geometrical  pace},  the  space  from  heel  to  heel  between  the 
  spot  where  one  foot  is  set  down  and  that  where  the  same 
  foot  is  again  set  down  loosely  estimated  at  five  feet,  or 
  by  some  at  four  feet  and  two  fifths.  See  {Roman  pace}  in 
  the  Note  under  def.  2.  [Obs.] 
 
  {To}  {keep,  or  hold},  {pace  with},  to  keep  up  with  to  go  as 
  fast  as  ``In  intellect  and  attainments  he  kept  pace  with 
  his  age.''  --Southey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pace  \Pace\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Paced};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pacing}.] 
  1.  To  go  to  walk;  specifically,  to  move  with  regular  or 
  measured  steps.  ``I  paced  on  slowly.''  --Pope.  ``With 
  speed  so  pace.''  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  proceed;  to  pass  on  [Obs.] 
 
  Or  [ere]  that  I  further  in  this  tale  pace. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  3.  To  move  quickly  by  lifting  the  legs  on  the  same  side 
  together,  as  a  horse;  to  amble  with  rapidity;  to  rack. 
 
  4.  To  pass  away  to  die.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pace 
  n  1:  the  rate  of  moving  (especially  walking  or  running)  [syn:  {gait}] 
  2:  the  distance  covered  by  a  step;  "he  stepped  off  ten  paces 
  from  the  old  tree  and  began  to  dig"  [syn:  {footstep},  {step}, 
  {stride}] 
  3:  the  relative  speed  of  progress  or  change;  "he  lived  at  a 
  fast  pace";  "he  works  at  a  great  rate";  "the  pace  of 
  events  accelerated"  [syn:  {rate}] 
  4:  a  step  in  walking  or  running  [syn:  {stride},  {tread}] 
  5:  the  rate  of  some  repeating  event  [syn:  {tempo}] 
  6:  a  unit  of  length  equal  to  3  feet;  defined  as  91.44 
  centimeters;  originally  taken  to  be  the  average  length  of 
  a  stride  [syn:  {yard}] 
  v  1:  walk  with  slow  or  fast  paces;  "He  paced  up  and  down  the 
  hall" 
  2:  go  at  a  pace,  as  of  a  horse 
  3:  measure  by  pacing,  as  of  distances 
  4:  regulate  or  set  the  pace  of  "Pace  your  efforts" 
  5:  measure  by  pacing,  as  of  a  room 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Pace,  FL  (CDP,  FIPS  53725) 
  Location:  30.59987  N,  87.15970  W 
  Population  (1990):  6277  (2526  housing  units) 
  Area:  24.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  32571 
  Pace,  MS  (town,  FIPS  54920) 
  Location:  33.79206  N,  90.85908  W 
  Population  (1990):  354  (130  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  PACE 
 
  A  CPU  based  on  the  {Nova}  design,  but  with  16-bit  addressing, 
  more  {addressing  mode}s  and  a  10  level  {stack}  (like  the 
  {Intel  8008}). 
 
  (1994-11-30) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  PACE 
  Priority  Access  Control  Enabled  (3Com,  ethernet) 
 
 




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