remotely

[ US /ɹiˈmoʊtɫi/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪmˈə‍ʊtli/ ]
ADVERB
  1. to a remote degree
    it is remotely possible
  2. in a remote manner
    when the measured speech of the chorus passes over into song the tones are, remotely but unmistakably, those taught by the orthodox liturgy
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How To Use remotely In A Sentence

  • The only evidence even remotely suggesting that Persians mummified their dead is from the fifth century B.C. Greek historian Herodotus, who wrote that Persians "embalmed" their dead in wax. Archive 2008-01-01
  • Moreover, I can't think of any other 'minority' of which this is remotely true, unless it were to be the other minority from which I can claim descent: people of British or Anglophile provenance. Christopher Hitchens: Reinstate Rick Sanchez!
  • The title remotely suggests that twitter had something to do with his death. TechCrunch
  • He was not remotely interested in conventional sightseeing or culture. Times, Sunday Times
  • Few position players or pitchers maintain an even remotely uniform level of effectiveness.
  • Forensic evidence has shown that at least one of the bombs was detonated remotely via an untraceable prepaid mobile phone.
  • Unlike other temperature-measuring devices, the radiometer makes its measurements remotely.
  • It was not remotely greasy and any tendency towards blandness was countered by the saltiness of the feta, while the orange butter sauce saved the whole dish from becoming too dry.
  • They no longer have to trawl streets at random with their equipment to find vulnerable homes; they can now purchase software that can identify such households remotely. Times, Sunday Times
  • A key role in this warfare is assigned to remote minelaying and remotely controlled minefields.
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