PACE

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PACE

abbreviation for POLICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE Act.

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.

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MICHAEL RUTTER underlined his determination to head off the challenge of British Superbike Championship leader John Reynolds by setting the pace in free practice for the sixth round at Thruxton.
Black Country racer Michael Rutter underlined his determination to head off the challenge of British Superbike Championship leader John Reynolds by setting the pace in free practice for the sixth round at Thruxton.
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