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  • n. A distance approximately equal to the length of a human's arm.
  • n. A position not suggesting or inviting intimacy.
  • n. A condition of independence and parity for parties to a transaction.
  • adj. Barely within reach.
  • adj. Distant, detached.
  • adj. Independent, but related.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the length of the arm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a distance sufficient to exclude intimacy


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  • Maybe my arms aren't long enough :-(

    October 27, 2008