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pace in Measurement topic

pacepace2 verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive]WALK to walk first in one direction and then in another many times, especially because you are nervous 🔊 I found Mark at the hospital, pacing restlessly up and down.pace the floor/room 🔊 Sam stood up and paced the floor, deep in thought.see thesaurus at walk2 pace yourself3 [transitive] (also pace something ↔ off, pace something ↔ out)TM to measure a distance by walking across it with steps of equal length 🔊 The director paced out the length of the stage.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
paceI went back to the tree, and I found Barbra pacing.The Doctor paced around the excavation measuring the depth and imprint of the relics.Sarah paced back and forth along the corridor, waiting for the doctor to come back.I was pacing in the next room, talking to the Lord.I need someone to pace me or I fall too far behind.He paced off the distance just to make sure.Meryl was also awake, pacing the floor in her dressing-gown.She paced the floor, waiting until she judged the rooms would be full of people.Stewart was pacing the floor while watching the game on TV.Kernan paced the Monarchs with 17 points and 15 rebounds.Emmanuel Adigun and Haywood Vital paced the second-half surge for the Wildcats with 14 and 11 points, respectively.Augusta resumed her pacing, throwing her hands outward in little distracted gestures.A lion paced up and down the cage, growling."We're going to be late, '' Jordan said irritably, pacing up and down the room.He began pacing up and down the room.pace the floor/roomAs she moved closer to him on the sofa, he leapt to his feet and began pacing the floor.Then I began to pace the floor and think about this thing.He had spent a ruinous and totally sleepless night, pacing the floors but being able to find no solace.He might wake to watch her pacing the room in the dark, hour after hour.Augusta rose and paced the room, stopped and put the heels of both palms against her temples.She paced the floor, waiting until she judged the rooms would be full of people.He was pacing the floor when Dannie Bulman spun a deep cross into the Leicester penalty area.