Bedeutung von “distance” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈdɪstəns/
Extra Examples
The distances were measured in kilometres.I find it difficult to judge distances.Women generally have less distance between their shoulders and hips than men.Their house is a short distance from downtown.The radar warns pilots if any planes are flying within a distance of 1000 ft above or below their aircraft.

B1 the length of the space between two places or things:

We're only a short distance from my house.
He calculated the distance between the Earth and the Sun.
Are the shops within walking distance?
PLACE [ no plural ]

B2 somewhere that is far away, but close enough for you to see or hear the things that are there:

I could see Mary in the distance.
From a distance, it sounded like a bell ringing.

(Definition von “distance noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)