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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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Watkins added: "I am pretty confident that if we can keep ourselves in touch we can stay the pace.
The competition is so hot at the top of the table, but if we keep playing like we have been playing we can stay the pace.
Birmingham manager Steve Bruce has questioned Cardiff City's ability to stay the pace at the top of the Coca-Cola Championship.
Captain David Anderson is confident that Chopwell can stay the pace in the Three Counties Northumberland League Premier Division especially after toppling Belsay from pole position last week.
With much-fancied Denmark failing to stay the pace, and Poland never in the mix, Britain led for most of the meeting, though their luck was both good and bad.
After a workmanlike performance at Benwell and Walbottle and the return to full fitness of Ian Cruickshank, Sacriston firmly believe they can stay the pace.
In contrast, Bobby Robson's Toon Army continue to make mugs out of the critics who claimed they would never stay the pace.
Things are not now looking so blue for Ireland than two weeks ago but one area to be worked on diligently is the ability to stay the pace for 80 minutes.
Derry City are set to rake in approximately PS300,000 on the back of James McClean's move from Sunderland to Wigan Legend Paul McGrath took to Twitter this week to tip his former team St Pat's Athletic to stay the pace and win the title this season Ex-Bohs striker Paddy Madden, yet to win a senior cap, is on standby for Ireland's friendly against Wales in Cardiff next week Ex-St Pat's man Jake Carroll made his debut for Championship side Huddersfield this week in their Capital One Cup win over Bradford City grit UCD, with three goals at Dalymount last week, keep proving there is life after Dave McMillan - they have scored seven more than Shamrock Rovers this season Dundalk took flak this week about their artificial pitch being a key factor in their lofty position.
Other notables Watney and Chad Campbell, who has notched a second and a third from his last four Summerlin visits, must enter calculations, while Tim Clark, Ryan Palmer, Bryce Molder, Fredrik Jacobson and Martin Flores are strong putters who can stay the pace.