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1. a measure of length equal to the average length of a stride, approximately 3 feet
2. 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)
3. 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
4. Architect a step or small raised platform

landing, pace, stair landing

The horizontal platform at the end of a stair flight or between two flights of stairs.


A seldom-used term for stair landing.


A CPU based on the Nova design, but with 16-bit addressing, more addressing modes and a 10 level stack (like the Intel 8008).
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Which is why on the final day of conference play Saturday, with a share of the WCC regular-season crown staring the Waves in the eye and their NCAA Tournament dreams likely hanging in the balance, they simply did what they've been doing all year: They kept pace, beating Santa Clara 96-58 at Firestone Fieldhouse to finish in a first place tie with Gonzaga for the regular-season WCC title, the Waves second WCC championship in three years.
The judges ruled payouts had not kept pace with rising standards of living.
4 percent rise in inventories, yet the availability rate has kept pace with this expansion by shrinking from 16.
A four-page fact sheet emphasized that staffing levels and equipment resources had not kept pace with the city's increases in population and subsequent rises in demands for emergency response.