arm's length definition

  • noun:
    • A distance roughly equal to along a person's arm.
    • A position maybe not recommending or inviting closeness.
    • an ailment of self-reliance and parity for functions to a transaction.
    • the length of the supply.
    • a distance adequate to exclude closeness
    • A distance more or less equal to the length of a human's arm.
    • a situation maybe not suggesting or inviting closeness.
    • an ailment of autonomy and parity for events to a transaction.
    • the size of the arm.
    • a distance adequate to exclude intimacy
  • adjective:
    • hardly at your fingertips.
    • Distant, detached.
    • Independent, but related.
    • scarcely within reach.
    • Distant, detached.
    • Independent, but associated.
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