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Dist unit

title: dist_unit

distance to mother unit

The unit of measuring the distance between the present object (daughter) and its mother object.

This feature is present on objects of types subphrase, phrase_atom, phrase, clause_atom, clause.

code description
words distance measured in words
phrase_atoms distance measured in phrase_atoms
clause_atoms distance measured in clause_atoms

For explanation of what the mother of an object is, see mother. The mother is always a word, a phrase or a clause and we measure distances between mothers and daughters in words, phrase_atoms and clause_atoms respectively.

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