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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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We'd a lot of winners out on the pitch today, fellas who are used of staying the pace and we tried to feed into that.
Fellas who are used to staying the pace and we tried to feed off that.
With just one loss so far this term, which came at leaders Leamington, Atherstone are staying the pace really well despite also having several key players on the injured and suspended list.