a baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball
- Tom needs a change of pace.
- I could do with a change of pace.
- Why don't we drive out to the country for a change of pace?
- If you need a change of pace, why don't you come for a visit?
- This, combined with the fast pace of technological change, will require the programme to be adaptable to future developments.
- They also complain about the fact that the business rates are set at too high a level, which represents an impediment to investment, and that a period of five years is incompatible with the structure and pace of technological change in the telecommunications industry.
- Greece shall further pursue the efforts to identify and control factors other than net borrowing, which contribute to the change in debt levels, with a view to ensuring that the government gross debt ratio diminishes sufficiently and approaches the reference value at a satisfactory pace in line with the correction of the excessive deficit.