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remoter, comparative; remotest, superlative;
  1. (of a place) Far away; distant
    • - I'd chosen a spot that looked as remote from any road as possible
  2. (of a place) Situated far from the main centers of population in a country
    • - a remote Oregon valley
  3. (of an electronic device) Operating or operated by means of radio or infrared signals

  4. Distant in time
    • - a golden age in the remote past
  5. Distantly related
    • - a remote cousin
  6. Having very little connection with or relationship to
    • - the theory seems rather intellectual and remote from everyday experience
  7. (of a person) Aloof and unfriendly in manner
    • - this morning Maria again seemed remote and patronizing
  8. Denoting a device that can only be accessed by means of a network

  9. (of a chance or possibility) Unlikely to occur
    • - chances of a genuine and lasting peace become even more remote
  1. A remote control device

  1. distant: located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars"
  2. remote control: a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance; "he lost the remote for his TV"
  3. outside: very unlikely; "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency"
  4. distant: separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future"
  5. outback(a): inaccessible and sparsely populated;
  6. distant: far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
  7. iTunes Remote (also known simply as Remote) is a software application made by Apple Inc. for iOS that allows for remote control of any iTunes (7.7+) library in an area with Wi-Fi connectivity. It is currently made available as a free download from the App Store for people using iOS 2. ...
  8. Remote is the chill out collaboration between Roger Eno, Mads Arp & Steen Thottrup.
  9. Remote (Full Moon Entertainment, 1993) is a comedy film that was released on September 22, 1993, starring Chris Carrara, Jessica Bowman, and John Diel. Ted Nicolaou directed the film and it was written by Mike Farros. The movies premise is similar to that of Home Alone. ...
  10. Remote is the second studio album from Scottish pop group Hue & Cry. It was released in 1988, and re-released in 2008.
  11. Remote is a release by German industrial music artist P·A·L. It was released in Europe by Ant-Zen records, as a 7" on Hands.
  12. Short for remote control; An element of broadcast programming originating away from the station's or show's control room; To connect to a computer from a remote location; At a distance; disconnected; Distant or otherwise inaccessible; Unlikely; Emotionally detached
  13. (remotely) At a distance, far away; Not much; scarcely; hardly
  14. (REMOTENESS) Alone, Away from it all, Emptiness, Far away, Holidays, Isolation, Loneliness, Lost, Solitude.
  15. (remoteness) an attitude of distance or coldness toward another person
  16. Remote electrical, gas, or water meter digital readouts that are installed near the front of the home in order for utility companies to easily read the home owners usage of the service.
  17. outside the studio. A live remote can be a weather report from the parking lot, a political convention with 20 cameras or a guy with a satellite phone on a rooftop in Baghdad.
  18. A contingency with only a slight chance of occurring. In computer processing of information, a distant computer.
  19. Something connected to, or a service provided by, another computer requiring use of the network in some way to have the use of this facility.  Physical locations of equipment do not matter; two items could be in the same room, and yet be "remote" from each other.
  20. A duty station where family members are not authorized to accompany an active duty sponsor.
  21. Away from equipment, either in a control room or off site.
  22. A remote computer is one that is connected to your network from a distant location like the other end of the campus, or in another town. ...
  23. Files, devices, and users not attached to your local machine.
  24. Two entities (for example, a user and a server) are said to be remote to each other if they belong to different systems within a collection, or to different nodes within an SNA network. Contrast with local.
  25. In networks, remote refers to files, devices, and other resources that are not connected directly to your workstation. Resources at your workstation are considered local.