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striking distance

noun

Simple Definition of striking distance

  • : the distance from which something can be easily reached

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of striking distance

  1. :  a distance from which something can be easily reached or attained <almost within striking distance of their goal>

Examples of striking distance in a sentence

  1. The snake was within striking distance.



1751

First Known Use of striking distance

1751


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