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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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It was all exciting, exhilarating and unforgettable and to their credit the WNO forces stayed the pace.
The gaffer gave us the play-offs as a target and I'm sure he was being more hopeful than realistic, but we've stuck at it, got it right defensively and have stayed the pace playing some nice football.
Side-splitting stuff as Smith and Stigers stayed the pace while Nicky Campbell and his amazing cohort Beverley Knight were booted off for murdering Bridge Over Troubled Waters.