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Adjective:

1. rural, far away, distant, the middle of nowhere.

2. isolated, inaccessible

3. (Of a chance) frail, slim, marginal

4. cold, distant, aloof

Noun:
Abbreviation of remote control, so named because it controls a machine from a distance.
Could you pass me the remote? From here it's remote and the chances that I can reach it are very remote.
by Lorelili March 17, 2011
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We lose it as much as our wallets.

It's used for various electrical machines because we're to lazy to stand up.
tv and radio.
by truly yours April 06, 2004
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a powerful object which is the subject of fierce battle between siblings and roommates.
I put him/her in a head lock so I could get the remote.
by Wolfman 1000 September 22, 2010
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used to turn on or off your telivision, stereo, DVD player, etc...
The remote turned on the tv
by Alexius November 06, 2003
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The act of tuning into someone's conversation so you can jump in and either be relevant/irrelevant to the discussion.
Kyrie sat remote for a second before he jumped into Jontae and Donaven's conversation.
by Praise_j March 06, 2014
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Something people use to change channels with because they are too lazy to get their ass off the couch
Clicking the remote is probably a mean of excersice for some people
by claustrophobic chicken December 10, 2004
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