(also spa·cial ) / ˈspeɪʃl; NAmE / adjective
( formal or technical ) relating to space and the position, size, shape, etc. of things in it :
changes taking place in the spatial distribution of the population
the development of a child's spatial awareness (= the ability to judge the positions and sizes of objects)
► spa·tial·ly / -ʃəli; NAmE / adverb
mid 19th cent.: from Latin spatium space + -al .