Meaning of SPATIAL in English

(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 .

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