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NOUN (6)

1. the rate of moving (especially walking or running);
[syn: pace, gait]

2. the distance covered by a step;
- Example: "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
[syn: footstep, pace, step, stride]

3. the relative speed of progress or change;
- Example: "he lived at a fast pace"
- Example: "he works at a great rate"
- Example: "the pace of events accelerated"
[syn: pace, rate]

4. a step in walking or running;

5. the rate of some repeating event;
[syn: tempo, pace]

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, pace]

VERB (4)

1. walk with slow or fast paces;
- Example: "He paced up and down the hall"

2. go at a pace;
- Example: "The horse paced"

3. measure (distances) by pacing;
- Example: "step off ten yards"
[syn: pace, step]

4. regulate or set the pace of;

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:pace \pace\ (p[=a]s), 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.
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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 height of sixty pace ." --Chaucer.
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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.
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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.
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To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day. --Shak.
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In the military schools of riding a variety of paces
are taught.                           --Walsh.
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4. A slow gait; a footpace. [Obs.] --Chucer.
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5. Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.
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6. Any single movement, step, or procedure. [R.]
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The first pace necessary for his majesty to make is
to fall into confidence with Spain.   --Sir W.
Temple.
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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.
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8. (Weaving) A device in a loom, to maintain tension on the
warp in pacing the web.
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9. The rate of progress of any process or activity; as, the
students ran at a rapid pace; the plants grew at a
remarkable pace.
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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 pace with or To hold pace with, to keep up with;
to go as fast as. "In intellect and attainments he kept
pace with his age." --Southey.

To put (someone) through one's paces to cause (someone) to
perform an act so as to demonstrate his/her skill or
ability.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Pace \Pace\ (p[=a]s), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Paced (p[=a]st); p.
pr. & vb. n. Pacing (p[=a]"s[i^]ng).]
1. To go; to walk; specifically, to move with regular or
measured steps. "I paced on slowly." --Pope. "With speed
so pace." --Shak.
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2. To proceed; to pass on. [Obs.]
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Or [ere] that I further in this tale pace.
--Chaucer.
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3. To move quickly by lifting the legs on the same side
together, as a horse; to amble with rapidity; to rack.
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4. To pass away; to die. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48: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.
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2. To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of
ground. Often used with out; as, to pace out the distance.
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3. To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to
teach the pace; to break in.
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If you can, pace your wisdom
In that good path that I would wish it go. --Shak
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To pace the web (Weaving), to wind up the cloth on the
beam, periodically, as it is woven, in a loom.
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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):pace
n 1: the rate of moving (especially walking or running) [syn:
pace, gait]
2: the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces
from the old tree and began to dig" [syn: footstep, pace,
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: pace, rate]
4: a step in walking or running [syn: pace, stride, tread]
5: the rate of some repeating event [syn: tempo, pace]
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, pace]
v 1: walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the
hall"
2: go at a pace; "The horse paced"
3: measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards" [syn:
pace, step]
4: regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts"

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:210 Moby Thesaurus words for "pace":
amble, ambulate, ankle, antecede, antedate, appraise, appreciate,
assay, assess, barge, bat, be the bellwether, beacon, bowl along,
bundle, calculate, calibrate, caliper, canter, caracole, career,
catch a crab, celerity, check a parameter, circumambulate, clip,
clop, clump, compute, curvet, cut a crab, determine, dial, divide,
drag, droop, estimate, evaluate, fathom, feather, feather an oar,
figure, flounce, foot, foot it, footfall, footslog, footstep,
forerun, frisk, gage, gait, gallop, gauge, get ahead of,
get before, give way, go before, go on horseback, graduate, grind,
hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hoof, hoof it, hoofbeat, hop,
inoffensive, jaywalk, jog, jog on, jolt, judge, jump, lap, lead,
lead the dance, lead the way, leg, leg it, lick, light the way,
limp, lock step, lope, lumber, lunge, lurch, measure, mensurate,
pedestrianize, peg, perambulate, peripateticate, piaffe, piaffer,
plod, plumb, ply the oar, prance, precede, predate, prize, probe,
progress, pull, punt, quantify, quantize, quickness, rack,
rapidity, rate, reckon, ride bareback, ride hard, roll, rote, row,
row away, row dry, rut, sashay, saunter, scuff, scuffle, scull,
scuttle, set the pace, shamble, ship oars, shoot, shuffle,
shuffle along, sidle, single-foot, size, size up, skip, sky an oar,
speed, stagger, stalk, stamp, stand first, step, stomp, straddle,
straggle, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, stump, stump it,
survey, swagger, swiftness, swing, take a reading, take horse,
take the lead, tempo, time, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse,
trudge, valuate, value, velocity, waddle, walk, wamble, weigh,
wiggle, wobble

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):PACE
Priority Access Control Enabled (3Com, ethernet)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):PACE

A CPU based on the Nova design, but with 16-bit addressing,
more addressing modes and a 10 level stack (like the
Intel 8008).

(1994-11-30)

Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):PACE. A measure of length containing two feet and a half; the geometrical
pace is five feet long. The common pace is the length of a step; the
geometrical is the length of two steps, or the whole space passed over by
the same foot from one step to another.

U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):Pace, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
Population (2000):    7393
Housing Units (2000): 3096
Land area (2000):     9.382194 sq. miles (24.299770 sq. km)
Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000):    9.382194 sq. miles (24.299770 sq. km)
FIPS code:            53725
Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location:             30.595593 N, 87.153712 W
ZIP Codes (1990):     32571
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Pace, FL
Pace

U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):Pace, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
Population (2000):    364
Housing Units (2000): 131
Land area (2000):     0.153895 sq. miles (0.398586 sq. km)
Water area (2000):    0.006126 sq. miles (0.015866 sq. km)
Total area (2000):    0.160021 sq. miles (0.414452 sq. km)
FIPS code:            54920
Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
Location:             33.791797 N, 90.858289 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.