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“… closer to this axis than to any of the …”

meanings of than


  1. Because; for.
  2. Used in comparisons, to introduce the basis of comparison.


  1. Introduces a comparison, and is associated with comparatives, and with words such as more, less, and fewer. Typically, it seeks to measure the force of an adjective or similar description between two predicates.


  1. At that time; then.


  1. A surname​.

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