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 for Pace
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  pace \pace\ (p[=a]s), n. [OE. pas, F. pas, from L. passus a
     step, pace, orig., a stretching out of the feet in walking;
     cf. pandere, passum, to spread, stretch; perh. akin to E.
     patent. Cf. Pas, Pass.]
     1. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a
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     2. The length of a step in walking or marching, reckoned from
        the heel of one foot to the heel of the other; -- used as
        a unit in measuring distances; as, he advanced fifty
        paces. "The height of sixty pace ." --Chaucer.
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     Note: Ordinarily the pace is estimated at two and one half
           linear feet; but in measuring distances be stepping,
           the pace is extended to three feet (one yard) or to
           three and three tenths feet (one fifth of a rod). The
           regulation marching pace in the English and United
           States armies is thirty inches for quick time, and
           thirty-six inches for double time. The Roman pace
           (passus) was from the heel of one foot to the heel of
           the same foot when it next touched the ground, five
           Roman feet.
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     3. Manner of stepping or moving; gait; walk; as, the walk,
        trot, canter, gallop, and amble are paces of the horse; a
        swaggering pace; a quick pace. --Chaucer.
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              To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
              Creeps in this petty pace from day to day. --Shak.
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              In the military schools of riding a variety of paces
              are taught.                           --Walsh.
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     4. A slow gait; a footpace. [Obs.] --Chucer.
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     5. Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.
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     6. Any single movement, step, or procedure. [R.]
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              The first pace necessary for his majesty to make is
              to fall into confidence with Spain.   --Sir W.
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     7. (Arch.) A broad step or platform; any part of a floor
        slightly raised above the rest, as around an altar, or at
        the upper end of a hall.
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     8. (Weaving) A device in a loom, to maintain tension on the
        warp in pacing the web.
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     9. The rate of progress of any process or activity; as, the
        students ran at a rapid pace; the plants grew at a
        remarkable pace.
     Geometrical pace, the space from heel to heel between the
        spot where one foot is set down and that where the same
        foot is again set down, loosely estimated at five feet, or
        by some at four feet and two fifths. See Roman pace in
        the Note under def. 2. [Obs.]
     To keep pace with or To hold pace with, to keep up with;
        to go as fast as. "In intellect and attainments he kept
        pace with his age." --Southey.
     To put (someone) through one's paces to cause (someone) to
        perform an act so as to demonstrate his/her skill or
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pace \Pace\ (p[=a]s), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Paced (p[=a]st); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Pacing (p[=a]"s[i^]ng).]
     1. To go; to walk; specifically, to move with regular or
        measured steps. "I paced on slowly." --Pope. "With speed
        so pace." --Shak.
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     2. To proceed; to pass on. [Obs.]
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              Or [ere] that I further in this tale pace.
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     3. To move quickly by lifting the legs on the same side
        together, as a horse; to amble with rapidity; to rack.
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     4. To pass away; to die. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pace \Pace\, v. t.
     1. To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or
        upon; as, the guard paces his round. "Pacing light the
        velvet plain." --T. Warton.
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     2. To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of
        ground. Often used with out; as, to pace out the distance.
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     3. To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to
        teach the pace; to break in.
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              If you can, pace your wisdom
              In that good path that I would wish it go. --Shak
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     To pace the web (Weaving), to wind up the cloth on the
        beam, periodically, as it is woven, in a loom.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the rate of moving (especially walking or running) [syn:
           pace, gait]
      2: the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces
         from the old tree and began to dig" [syn: footstep, pace,
         step, stride]
      3: the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast
         pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events
         accelerated" [syn: pace, rate]
      4: a step in walking or running [syn: pace, stride, tread]
      5: the rate of some repeating event [syn: tempo, pace]
      6: a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44
         centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a
         stride [syn: yard, pace]
      v 1: walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the
      2: go at a pace; "The horse paced"
      3: measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards" [syn:
         pace, step]
      4: regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  210 Moby Thesaurus words for "pace":
     amble, ambulate, ankle, antecede, antedate, appraise, appreciate,
     assay, assess, barge, bat, be the bellwether, beacon, bowl along,
     bundle, calculate, calibrate, caliper, canter, caracole, career,
     catch a crab, celerity, check a parameter, circumambulate, clip,
     clop, clump, compute, curvet, cut a crab, determine, dial, divide,
     drag, droop, estimate, evaluate, fathom, feather, feather an oar,
     figure, flounce, foot, foot it, footfall, footslog, footstep,
     forerun, frisk, gage, gait, gallop, gauge, get ahead of,
     get before, give way, go before, go on horseback, graduate, grind,
     groove, guide, hack, halt, have the start, head, head the line,
     hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hoof, hoof it, hoofbeat, hop,
     inoffensive, jaywalk, jog, jog on, jolt, judge, jump, lap, lead,
     lead the dance, lead the way, leg, leg it, lick, light the way,
     limp, lock step, lope, lumber, lunge, lurch, measure, mensurate,
     mete, meter, mince, mincing steps, mount, outstrip, pad, paddle,
     pedestrianize, peg, perambulate, peripateticate, piaffe, piaffer,
     plod, plumb, ply the oar, prance, precede, predate, prize, probe,
     progress, pull, punt, quantify, quantize, quickness, rack,
     rapidity, rate, reckon, ride bareback, ride hard, roll, rote, row,
     row away, row dry, rut, sashay, saunter, scuff, scuffle, scull,
     scuttle, set the pace, shamble, ship oars, shoot, shuffle,
     shuffle along, sidle, single-foot, size, size up, skip, sky an oar,
     slink, slither, slog, slouch, slowness, sound, span, spearhead,
     speed, stagger, stalk, stamp, stand first, step, stomp, straddle,
     straggle, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, stump, stump it,
     survey, swagger, swiftness, swing, take a reading, take horse,
     take the lead, tempo, time, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse,
     travel, traverse, tread, treadmill, triangulate, trip, troop, trot,
     trudge, valuate, value, velocity, waddle, walk, wamble, weigh,
     wiggle, wobble

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Priority Access Control Enabled (3Com, ethernet)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     A CPU based on the Nova design, but with 16-bit addressing,
     more addressing modes and a 10 level stack (like the
     Intel 8008).

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  PACE. A measure of length containing two feet and a half; the geometrical 
  pace is five feet long. The common pace is the length of a step; the 
  geometrical is the length of two steps, or the whole space passed over by 
  the same foot from one step to another. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Pace, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
     Population (2000):    7393
     Housing Units (2000): 3096
     Land area (2000):     9.382194 sq. miles (24.299770 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    9.382194 sq. miles (24.299770 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            53725
     Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
     Location:             30.595593 N, 87.153712 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     32571
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Pace, FL

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Pace, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    364
     Housing Units (2000): 131
     Land area (2000):     0.153895 sq. miles (0.398586 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.006126 sq. miles (0.015866 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.160021 sq. miles (0.414452 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            54920
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             33.791797 N, 90.858289 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Pace, MS

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