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a    a single step in walking  
b    the distance covered by a step  
2    a measure of length equal to the average length of a stride, approximately 3 feet  
   See also       Roman pace       geometric pace       military pace  
3    speed of movement, esp. of walking or running  
4    rate or style of proceeding at some activity  
to live at a fast pace     
5    manner or action of stepping, walking, etc.; gait  
6    any of the manners in which a horse or other quadruped walks or runs, the three principal paces being the walk, trot, and canter (or gallop)  
7    a manner of moving, natural to the camel and sometimes developed in the horse, in which the two legs on the same side of the body are moved and put down at the same time  
8      (Architect)   a step or small raised platform  
9    keep pace with   to proceed at the same speed as  
10    put (someone) through his paces   to test the ability of (someone)  
11    set the pace   to determine the rate at which a group runs or walks or proceeds at some other activity  
12    stand or stay the pace   to keep up with the speed or rate of others  
      vb  
13    tr   to set or determine the pace for, as in a race  
14    often foll by: about, up and down, etc.   to walk with regular slow or fast paces, as in boredom, agitation, etc.  
to pace the room     
15    tr; often foll by: out   to measure by paces  
to pace out the distance     
16    intr   to walk with slow regular strides  
to pace along the street     
17    intr   (of a horse) to move at the pace (the specially developed gait)  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin passus step, from pandere to spread, unfold, extend (the legs as in walking))  
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pace, PACE, pace bowler, geometric pace

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