REMOTE in a Sentence

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For REMOTE, below is one of 128 sentences:
And then down in the remote blackness of the gallery I heard a peculiar pattering, and the same odd noises I had heard down the well.

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 Meanings and Examples of REMOTE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
remote
 n.  a device, used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance
 a.  located far away in distance
Classic Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  On one of the back benches, remote in the subdued light and the strangeness of the place, sat the villainous whelp, sulky to the last, whom he had the misery to call his son.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
2  Cedric is not her father," replied the Prior, "and is but of remote relation: she is descended from higher blood than even he pretends to, and is but distantly connected with him by birth.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
3  Albert Malvoisin was overwhelmed with confusion; for the unfortunate Rebecca had been confined in a remote and secret part of the building, and every precaution used to prevent her residence there from being known.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  And it was curious how much closer the servants' quarters seemed to have come; right up to the doors of Clifford's study, when before they were so remote.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
5  It was raining, but not so cold, and the wood felt so silent and remote, inaccessible in the dusk of rain.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
6  The ladies were ladies, remote from him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
7  He looked at her, pale and very remote.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
8  At the remote end was a door which, just as he was about to open it for himself, was opened by somebody within; and light streamed forth.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
9  To be yearning for the difficult, to be weary of that offered; to care for the remote, to dislike the near; it was Wildeve's nature always.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
10  I looked more curiously and less fearfully at this world of the remote future.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In III
11  These people of the remote future were strict vegetarians, and while I was with them, in spite of some carnal cravings, I had to be frugivorous also.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In IV
12  The sky was clear, remote, and empty save for a few horizontal bars far down in the sunset.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VII
13  After all, they were less human and more remote than our cannibal ancestors of three or four thousand years ago.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VII
14  And then down in the remote blackness of the gallery I heard a peculiar pattering, and the same odd noises I had heard down the well.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VIII
15  Overhead it was simply black, except where a gap of remote blue sky shone down upon us here and there.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In IX
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  The diploma course would offer remote access to course materials via the Internet's world wide web.
2  They rammed an explosive charge home and detonated it by remote control.
3  They take little interest in a conflict far from their homes and remote from their everyday problems.
4  The bomb was detonated by remote control.
5  In remote regions, the air is pure and the crops are free of poisonous insecticides.
6  I could hardly imagine living in such a remote and desolate spot.
7  The possibility of rescue now seemed remote indeed.
8  It is possible to plug into remote databases to pick up information.
9  That remote barren land has blossomed into rich granaries.
10  Tomorrow, there's a remote possibility of snow on high ground.
11  I use a sunscreen whenever there is even a remote possibility that I will be in the sun.
12  Your comments are rather remote from the subject we are discussing.
13  Adulthood and responsibility seemed impossibly remote.
14  One theory is that the bomb was detonated by remote control.
15  The transit was damaged by flood; we were blocked at a remote mountain village.