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- remote (adj.)
- mid-15c., from Middle French remot or directly from Latin remotus "afar off, remote, distant in place," past participle of removere "move back or away" (see remove (v.)). Related: Remotely; remoteness. Remote control "fact of controlling from a distance" is recorded from 1904; as a device which allows this from 1920.
- 1. Statistically our chances of being the victims of violent crime are remote.
- 2. Nichols set off for his remote farmhouse in Connecticut.
- 3. He reached for the remote control and pressed the "play" button.
- 4. She looked so beautiful, and at the same time so remote.
- 5. It can translate data from maps or remote sensing instruments into images.
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