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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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It's a holiday for the locals, but if you're a canny tourist, you can do Hamilton Thursday, Hawick Friday, Musselburgh Saturday and Perth Sunday, if you think you can stand the pace.
SCOTLAND'S Alastair Forsyth couldn't stand the pace yesterday as the Holden New Zealand Open produced a fantastic run of low scoring.
Mr McGowan,of Peckham, south London, says that if his nose can stand the pace,he hopes to finish his journey on September 12.
T'Sbilledas the new tough Polo - and that's exactly what it feels like: robust, sturdy and well able to stand the pace. It offers the kind of peace of mind you want in terms of safety and security but don't really expect tog et from a small runabout.
Centre bar manager Liz Petty, who helped to organise the festival, which was sponsored by Coors brewers, added: ``Next year, we are hoping to hold the festival over two days and may be three the year after if I can stand the pace.''
Will small companies like MG Rover be able to stand the pace?
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"I have had two US Olympians, Rau'shee Warren and Raynell Williams, in the gym training with Amir and they could not stand the pace. "They tried to do his programme but they could not believe anyone could get through so much work.
Nicky Butt and Alan Smith haven't got the legs to stand the pace of the Premier League - and while the likes of Fabricio Collocini and Jonas Gutierrez looked world beaters in the Championship, they both struggled to say the least in the relegation campaign.
He said: "I'm enjoying it very much, and just hope I can stand the pace.
My wallet should be able to stand the pace but if my liver can go the distance I intend to press on to Hamilton tomorrow where I have a share in a horse running in the final of the Nursery.