### What does **manhattan distance** mean?

# Definitions for **manhattan distance**

man·hat·tan dis·tance

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Manhattan distance(Noun)

The distance between two points in a grid based on a strictly horizontal and/or vertical path (that is, along the grid lines), as opposed to the diagonal or "as the crow flies" distance. The Manhattan distance is the simple sum of the horizontal and vertical components, whereas the diagonal distance might be computed by applying the Pythagorean theorem.

**Origin:** based on the well-known gridlike street geography of the New York borough of Manhattan

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**2**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of manhattan distance in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**5**

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