Sentence Examples with the word distance

It is certainly the most scientific method of steam-heating, and heat can be made to travel a greater distance by its aid than by any other means.

Though it was restored after the battle of Marathon, on a site at a little distance from its original position, it never regained its former eminence, but it was still the second city in the island.

Darian strode away towards the large jungle gym, out of hearing distance but close enough to watch and react.

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If at that distance you intercept this light with a sheet of white paper, you will see the colours converted into whiteness again by being mingled.

She felt his body heat from the short distance between them and recognized his scent from the sheets.

In reading this letter about Niagara one should remember that Miss Keller knows distance and shape, and that the size of Niagara is within her experience after she has explored it, crossed the bridge and gone down in the elevator.

The Laccadives and Maldives are groups of small coral islands, situated along the 73rd meridian, at no great distance from the Indian peninsula, on which they have a political dependency.

Expecting the enemy from behind and not in front, the French separated in their flight and spread out over a distance of twenty-four hours.

Above its estuarine port of Cameta, for which distance the river is navigable; but above that it is useless as a commercial avenue, except for laborious and very costly transportation.

The carved totem posts of the Haida, standing in front of the heavily framed houses, or at a little distance from them, represent the coats of arms of the respective families of the tribes and generally exhibit designs treated in a bold and original manner, highly conventionalized but always recognizable in their purport by any one familiar with the distinctive marks of the animal forms portrayed.