amount of space between two points or places
distant place or point
being separated in space or by time
social separation or coldness in personal relations
"I could see it in the distance"
"the distance from New York to Chicago"
"he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"
"the distance from birth to death"
"it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"
"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"
"we have to distance ourselves from these events in order to continue living"
"He outdistanced the other runners"
Afar the Contadino's song is heard..made sweet by distance.
A bench some distance from the bed.
出自： C. H. Sisson
The friendly Sea conveniently distanced from London.
出自： T. Fuller
She had..interests outside his range, interests which..distanced her from him.
出自： L. P. Hartley
The captain kept his crew at a distance.