Meaning of SPACE in English


I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French e~, ~, from Latin spatium area, room, interval of ~ or time Date: 14th century a period of time, 2. a limited extent in one, two, or three dimensions ; distance , area , volume , an extent set apart or available , the distance from other people or things that a person needs in order to remain comfortable , one of the degrees between or above or below the lines of a musical staff, 4. a boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events occur and have relative position and direction , physical ~ independent of what occupies it, the region beyond the earth's atmosphere or beyond the solar system, 6. a blank area separating words or lines, material used to produce such blank area, a set of mathematical elements and especially of abstractions of all the points on a line, in a plane, or in physical ~, 8. linage , broadcast time available especially to advertisers, accommodations on a public vehicle, 10. the opportunity to assert or experience one's identity or needs freely, an opportunity for privacy or time to oneself, II. verb (~d; spacing) Date: 1703 transitive verb to place at intervals or arrange with ~ between, intransitive verb to leave one or more blank ~s (as in a line of typing), ~r noun

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