IN MATH: 1. n. length, as between two points. 2. n. product of rate and time. EX. Compute the distance traveled by a train traveling at 55 mph in 4 hours.
IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above.
APPLICATION: See list 100.
1. Compute the distance traveled by a train traveling at 50 mph for 4 hours.
2. Compute the distance between points (4,-2) and (6,8).
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