pace off

phrasal verb

paced off; pacing off; paces off
: to measure (something) by counting the number of steps it takes to walk its length
The new garden is about 25 feet long. I paced it off.

Examples of pace off in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Golden State won the transition battle 20 to three in large part due to their front court pushing the pace off misses and turnovers. Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 20 Mar. 2024 Despite his modest size, Murali hits the ball with hard pace off both sides from the baseline. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 May 2023

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“Pace off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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