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re·mote

 (rĭ-mōt′)
adj. re·mot·er, re·mot·est
1.
a. Located far away; distant in space.
b. Hidden away; secluded: a remote hamlet.
2. Distant in time: the remote past.
3. Faint; slight: a remote possibility; had not the remotest interest.
4. Far removed in connection or relevance: a cause remote from everyday concerns.
5. Distantly related by blood or marriage: a remote cousin.
6. Distant in manner; aloof.
7. Operating or controlled from a distance: remote sensors.
8. Computers Located at a distance from another computer that is accessible by cables or other communications links: a remote terminal.
n.
1. A radio or television broadcast originating from a point outside a studio.
2. A remote control device.

[Middle English, from Old French remot, from Latin remōtus, past participle of removēre, to remove; see remove.]

re·mote′ly adv.
re·mote′ness n.

remote

(rɪˈməʊt)
adj
1. located far away; distant
2. far from any centre of population, society, or civilization; out-of-the-way
3. distant in time
4. distantly related or connected: a remote cousin.
5. removed, as from the source or point of action
6. slight or faint (esp in the phrases not the remotest idea, a remote chance)
7. (of a person's manner) aloof or abstracted
8. operated from a distance; remote-controlled: a remote monitor.
[C15: from Latin remōtus far removed, from removēre, from re- + movēre to move]
reˈmotely adv
reˈmoteness n

re•mote

(rɪˈmoʊt)

adj. -mot•er, -mot•est,
n. adj.
1. far apart; far distant in space.
2. out-of-the-way; secluded: a remote village.
3. distant in time, relationship, connection, etc.: remote antiquity; a remote ancestor.
4. far off; abstracted; removed: principles remote from actions.
5. not direct or primary; not directly involved or influential: the remote causes of the war.
6. slight or faint; unlikely: a remote chance.
7. reserved and distant in manner.
8. operating or controlled from a distance, as by remote control.
n.
9. a broadcast, usu. live, from outside a radio or television station.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin remōtus, orig. past participle of removēre to move back, remove]
re•mote′ly, adv.
re•mote′ness, n.

remote

  • remote - From Latin remotus, the past participle of removere, "remove."
  • remote sensing - The scanning of the earth by satellite or aircraft to obtain information about it.
  • devious - Its literal meaning is "out of the way," from Latin de via—applied to a place that was remote because it was off the main road.
  • remote control - The term existed by 1904, and the shortened version, remote, was used in print by 1966.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remote - a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distanceremote - a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance; "he lost the remote for his TV"
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
remote-control bomb - a bomb that can be detonated by remote control
Adj.1.remote - located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars"
far - located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future"
2.remote - very unlikely; "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"
unlikely - has little chance of being the case or coming about; "an unlikely story"; "an unlikely candidate for reelection"; "a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism"
3.remote - separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future"
far - located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future"
4.remote - inaccessible and sparsely populated;
inaccessible, unaccessible - capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all
5.remote - far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"

remote

adjective
2. far, distant, obscure, far-off particular events in the remote past
3. irrelevant, foreign, outside, removed, alien, unrelated, unconnected, immaterial, extraneous, extrinsic subjects that seem remote from their daily lives
irrelevant related, relevant, intrinsic
4. slight, small, outside, poor, unlikely, slim, faint, doubtful, dubious, slender, meagre, negligible, implausible, inconsiderable The chances of his surviving are pretty remote.
slight good, strong, likely, considerable

remote

adjective
1. Far from others in space, time, or relationship:
Idiom: at a distance.
3. Small in degree, especially of probability:
Translations
بَعِيدبَعيد القَرابَهبَعيد، ناءٍضَئيل، قَليل، بَسيط
odlehlýslabývzdálený
fjernlille
kaukainen
udaljen
afskekkturfjarskyldurlítill, hverfandi
遠く離れた
멀리 떨어진
atokiaiatokumasnors kieknuotolinis valdymas
attālsniecīgstāls
oddaljen
långt borta
ไกล
xa xôi

remote

[rɪˈməʊt]
A. ADJ (remoter (compar) (remotest (superl)))
1. (= distant) [village, spot, area] → remoto, apartado; [star, galaxy] → lejano, remoto; [relative, ancestor, descendant] → lejano
in the remotest parts of Africaen las partes más remotas or más apartadas de África
the remote past/futureel pasado/futuro remoto
remote antiquityla antigüedad remota
it's remote from any townsestá muy lejos or muy apartado de cualquier ciudad
events which seem remote from our daily liveshechos que parecen muy alejados de nuestras vidas cotidianas
a village remote from the worldun pueblo apartado del mundo
2. (= removed) → lejano, remoto
villages where the war seemed remotepueblos donde la guerra parecía algo lejano or remoto
to be remote from sthestar alejado de algo
these events seem remote from contemporary lifeestos sucesos parecen estar alejados de la vida contemporánea
what he said was rather remote from the subject in handlo que dijo no tenía mucha relación con el tema que se trataba
3. (= aloof) [person, manner, voice] → distante
4. (= slight) [possibility, chance, prospect, hope] → remoto; [risk, resemblance] → ligero; [connection] → remoto
I haven't the remotest ideano tengo ni la más remota idea
5. (= remote-controlled) → a distancia
B. N (also remote control) → mando m a distancia, telemando m
C. CPD remote access N (Comput) → acceso m remoto
remote control N (= system) → control m remoto; (= device) → mando m a distancia, telemando m
remote learning N (Educ) → educación f a distancia
remote sensing Ndetección f a distancia

remote

[rɪˈməʊt] adj
(= isolated) [area, village, building] → isolé(e)
a remote village → un village isolé
(= far in time) [past, future] → lointain
in the remote past → dans un passé lointain
[chance] → maigre before n; [possibility] → vague before n
The chances of his surviving are pretty remote → Ses chances de survie sont assez maigres.
there is a remote possibility that ... → il y a une vague possibilité que ...
(= not relevant) remote from sth → éloigné(e) de qch
subjects that seem remote from teenagers' lives → des sujets qui semblent éloignés de la vie des adolescents
(= unfriendly) [person] → distant(e)remote access n (COMPUTING)accès m à distanceremote control n
(= device) (for TV, hi-fi)télécommande f
(= technique) → commande f à distance
The missile is guided by remote control
BUT Le missile est téléguidé.remote-controlled [rɪˌməʊtkənˈtrəʊld] adj
[car, toy] → télécommandé(e)
[missile] → téléguidé(e)

remote

adj (+er)
(in place, = distant) → entfernt, fern (geh) attr; (= isolated)entlegen, abgelegen; (Comput) → Fern-, Remote-; in the remotest parts of Africain den abgelegensten Teilen Afrikas; in a remote spotan einer entlegenen or abgelegenen Stelle; a village remote from the worldein von der Welt abgeschiedenes Dorf
(in time) past, futurefern; remote antiquitydie früheste Antike; a remote ancestor (= man)ein Urahn m; (= woman)eine Urahne
(= distanced, removed) relative, descendant, connection, relevance etcentfernt; the government’s statements seem remote from the needs of the peopledie Aussagen der Regierung scheinen weit von den Bedürfnissen der Bürger entfernt zu sein; the union leaders have to beware of getting too remote from their membersdie Gewerkschaftsführer müssen aufpassen, sich nicht zu weit von der Basis zu entfernen
(= aloof)unnahbar, unzugänglich
(= slight) possibility, resemblance, riskentfernt; chancegering, winzig; I haven’t the remotest ideaich habe nicht die leiseste Idee; it could happen, although the odds are remotedas könnte passieren, obwohl es sehr unwahrscheinlich ist
(= remote-controlled) handsetzur Fernbedienung
n (Rad, TV: = remote control) → Fernbedienung f

remote

:
remote access
n (Telec, Comput) → Fern- or Remotezugriff m
remote control
nFernsteuerung f, → Fernlenkung f; (Rad, TV) → Fernbedienung f
remote-control
adj devicezur Fernbedienung; TV setmit Fernbedienung; remote systemFernbedienungssystem nt
remote-controlled
adj model aeroplane etcferngesteuert, ferngelenkt; gatesfernbedient
remote data entry
n (Comput) → Datenfernverarbeitung f

remote

:
remote pick-up
n (Comput) → Fernabfrage f (von Daten)
remote sensing
nFernerkundung f; remote satelliteFernerkundungssatellit m, → Radarsatellit m

remote

[rɪˈməʊt] adj (-r (comp) (-st (superl)))
a. (place, period) → remoto/a; (ancestor) → lontano/a; (in concept, idea) → lontano/a; (person, aloof) → distante; (uninvolved) → distaccato/a (Comput) → a distanza
remote from the matter in hand → non pertinente alla questione
b. (slight, possibility, resemblance) → vago/a
not the remotest idea/hope → neanche la più vaga idea/speranza
there is a remote possibility that ... → c'è una vaga possibilità che... + sub

remote

(rəˈmout) adjective
1. far away in time or place; far from any (other) village, town etc. a remote village in New South Wales; a farmhouse remote from civilization.
2. distantly related. a remote cousin
3. very small or slight. a remote chance of success; He hasn't the remotest idea what is going on.
reˈmotely adverb
reˈmoteness noun
remote control
the control of eg a switch or other device from a distance, by means of radio waves etc. The model plane is operated by remote control.

remote

بَعِيد odlehlý fjern entfernt απομακρυσμένος remoto kaukainen lointain udaljen remoto 遠く離れた 멀리 떨어진 ver fjern odległy remoto отдаленный långt borta ไกล uzak xa xôi 遥远的

remote

a. remoto-a, distante.
References in classic literature ?
We'll dig in some place remote from the spot where the mountain casts its shadow.
Russia seemed to me more remote than any other country-- farther away than China, almost as far as the North Pole.
As the thoughts of those who are in misery seldom slumber, and the invention is never more lively than when it is stimulated by hope, however feeble and remote, he had even imagined that the parental feelings of Munro were to be made instrumental in seducing him from his duty to the king.
Thus we behold Kentucke, lately an howling wilderness, the habitation of savages and wild beasts, become a fruitful field; this region, so favourably distinguished by nature, now become the habitation of civilization, at a period unparalleled in history, in the midst of a raging war, and under all the disadvantages of emigration to a country so remote from the inhabited parts of the continent.
With a brief sketch, therefore, of the circumstances amid which the foundation of the house was laid, and a rapid glimpse at its quaint exterior, as it grew black in the prevalent east wind,--pointing, too, here and there, at some spot of more verdant mossiness on its roof and walls,--we shall commence the real action of our tale at an epoch not very remote from the present day.
He seemed away from us, although we saw him but a few yards off; remote, though we passed close beside his chair; unattainable, though we might have stretched forth our hands and touched his own.
In this by-place of nature there abode, in a remote period of American history, that is to say, some thirty years since, a worthy wight of the name of Ichabod Crane, who sojourned, or, as he expressed it, "tarried," in Sleepy Hollow, for the purpose of instructing the children of the vicinity.
With other men, perhaps, such things would not have been inducements; but as for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote.
In 0084, the same house fitted out a discovery whale ship of their own, to go on a tasting cruise to the remote waters of Japan.
Shelby had, by some unfortunate accident, been detained, for a month or two, at some remote post-office, before it reached its destination; and, of course, before it was received, Tom was already lost to view among the distant swamps of the Red river.
One is quite justified in inferring that whatever one of these laws or customs was lacking in that remote time, its place was competently filled by a worse one.
It has the appearance of being on a shelf half-way up the wooded mountainside; and as it is remote and isolated, and very white, it makes a strong mark against the lofty leafy rampart at its back.