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Adjective: remote (remoter,remotest)  ri'mowt
  1. Located far away spatially
    "remote stars";
    - distant
     
  2. Very unlikely
    "a remote possibility";
    - outside
     
  3. Separate or apart in time
    "the remote past or future";
    - distant, removed
     
  4. Inaccessible and sparsely populated;
    - outback
     
  5. Far apart in relevance, relationship or kinship
    "a remote relative"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics";
    - distant
Noun: remote  ri'mowt
  1. A device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance
    "he lost the remote for his TV";
    - remote control

Derived forms: remotest, remoter, remotes

See also: far, faraway, inaccessible, loosely knit, removed, ulterior, unaccessible, unlikely

Type of: device

Part of: remote-control bomb

Encyclopedia: Remote, Or