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Dictionary definition for: Pace

1. (n) the rate of moving (especially walking or running)

2. (v) walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall"

3. (n) the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"

4. (v) go at a pace; "The horse paced"

5. (n) the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace" "he works at a great rate" "the pace of events accelerated"

6. (v) measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"

7. (n) a step in walking or running

8. (v) regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts"

9. (n) the rate of some repeating event

10. (n) a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride

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