Meaning of REMOTE in English

[re.mote] adj ; -est [ME, fr. L remotus, fr. pp. of removere to remove] (15c) 1: separated by an interval or space greater than usual "an involucre ~ from the flower"

2: far removed in space, time, or relation: divergent "the ~ past" "comments ~ from the truth"

3: out-of-the-way, secluded "a ~ cabin in the hills"

4: acting, acted on, or controlled indirectly or from a distance "~ computer operation"; also: relating to the acquisition of information about a distant object (as by radar or photography) without coming into physical contact with it "~ sensing"

5: not arising from a primary or proximate action

6: small in degree: slight "a ~ possibility" 7: distant in manner: aloof -- adv -- re.mote.ness n

[2]remote n (1937) 1: a radio or television program or a portion of a program originating outside the studio

2: remote control


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