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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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But if Lubo feels he can't stand the pace he'll use a get-out clause which allows him to retire from football on the spot, giving up the chance of Champions League action, the chance to help the Hoops retain the SPL title and around pounds 700,000 from wages and bonuses.
There's a new motto on the Tour: If you can't stand the pace, get out of contention.
I was a little sceptical about his ability to stand the pace and pressure.
ADRIAN Chiles is going into overdrive with his jogging regime - so he can stand the pace of hosting the World Cup in South Africa.
United officials felt that Ferguson had overstepped the mark with his criticism that Wiley could not stand the pace of the game with Sunderland.
Its not that Ive got too old for modern dance music and consider it a load of incomprehensible noise, oh no, and certainly not that I can no longer stand the pace.
It's a holiday for the locals, but if you're a canny tourist, you can do Hamilton Thursday, Hawick Friday, Musselburgh Saturday and Perth Sunday, if you think you can stand the pace.
SCOTLAND'S Alastair Forsyth couldn't stand the pace yesterday as the Holden New Zealand Open produced a fantastic run of low scoring.
Mr McGowan,of Peckham, south London, says that if his nose can stand the pace,he hopes to finish his journey on September 12.
He said: "I'm enjoying it very much, and just hope I can stand the pace.
My wallet should be able to stand the pace but if my liver can go the distance I intend to press on to Hamilton tomorrow where I have a share in a horse running in the final of the Nursery.
Neither Tim Brabants in the K1 1,000m nor Ian Wynne and Paul Darby Dowman in the K2 1,000m could stand the pace in their respective finals at Lake Schinias, despite impressing in qualification.