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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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