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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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A more efficient pacing strategy is to think of the race in two halves, and allow yourself to slow by two to three percent during the second half.
The new exhibit allows visitors to watch the bears swimming in a 130,000 gallon pool and playing - or pacing - on 5,500 square feet of beach.
The EnRhythm MRI SureScan pacing system consists of the new dual-chamber EnRhythm MRI SureScan pacemaker and CapSureFix[R] MRI SureScan[TM] pacing leads (Model 5086MRI).
You can plot out a running course with half-mile landmarks for pacing.
The Sorin Group (MIL:SRN) Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Business Unit, a leader in the development of cardiac rhythm management therapies, will focus on its innovative pacing mode, AAIsafeR(TM), and on the utmost importance of preventing over-pacing of the heart's right ventricle at the 72th annual meeting of the German Society of Cardiology in Mannheim from April 20th to April 22rd.
The PAVE study demonstrated that patients with chronic atrial fibrillation who had undergone AV nodal ablation enjoyed significant improvement in exercise and functional capacity with biventricular pacing as compared with right ventricular pacing," said Rahul N.
The clinical study is a prospective, non-randomized, multicenter trial, involving up to 120 patients at 10 sites, to evaluate the safety and clinical performance of the Adapta pacing system.
Clinical studies have shown that unnecessary pacing in the right ventricle can increase the risk for heart failure and atrial fibrillation.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its new AAIsafeR(TM) 2 pacing mode.
The Stratos LV received CE mark in Europe in August, 2002, and the Protos DR/CLS received FDA approval for conventional pacing indications in December, 2002.