[ adverb ] separated or at a distance in place or position or time
"These towns are many miles apart" "stood with his legs apart" "born two years apart"
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
You will need a stereo music system , with speakers preferably placed at_least seven or eight feet apart , and one or more of the new London `` Phase 4 '' records .(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
As_soon_as they are large enough to move , I put mine 9 inches apart where they are to bloom .(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
As strength improves start in a standing position with legs wide apart and upper body bent forward .
Have the class lie supine with knees apart and bent .(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)
It consists_of two blocks with flat surfaces held apart by shims .
[ adverb ] not taken into account or excluded from consideration
"these problems apart, the country is doing well" "all joking aside, I think you're crazy"
Used in print(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
Apart from spirit there could be no community , for it is spirit which draws men into community and gives to any community its unity , cohesiveness , and permanence .(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
Can we continue to alienate precisely those whose gifts we so desperately need and apart from whose co-operation our mission in the world must become increasingly precarious ?(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
But apart from racial problems , the old unreconstructed South - to use the moderate words favored by Mr._Thomas_Griffith - finds itself unsympathetic to most of what is different about the civilization of the North .(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)
Apart from the honeybee , practically all bees and bumblebees hibernate in a state of torpor .(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
Apart from some areas of recurring trouble , like Bani_Mellal , where inexperienced officials had been appointed , there is little evidence that local officials intervened in the electoral process .
[ adjective ] remote and separate physically or socially
"existed over the centuries as a world apart" "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization" "an obscure village"
[ adverb ] away from another or others
"they grew apart over the years" "kept apart from the group out of shyness" "decided to live apart"
Used in print(Mr. America, 4:6...)
It is the one exercise that drastically influences the definition of the thighs at the hipline - that mark of the champion that sets him apart from all other bodybuilders - a criterion of muscle `` drama '' that_is unforgettable to judges and audiences alike - the facet of muscular development that wins prizes .
[ adverb ] placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
"had a feeling of being set apart" "quality sets it apart" "a day set aside for relaxing"
[ adverb ] into parts or pieces
"he took his father's watch apart" "split apart" "torn asunder"
[ adverb ] one from the other
"people can't tell the twins apart"
[ adjective ] having characteristics not shared by others
"scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush