Definitions for space

Definitions for (noun) space

Main entry: space, infinite

Definition: the unlimited expanse in which everything is located

Usage: they tested his ability to locate objects in space; the boundless regions of the infinite

Main entry: quad, space

Definition: (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences

Main entry: blank space, space, place

Definition: a blank area

Usage: write your name in the space provided

Main entry: blank, space

Definition: a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing

Usage: he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet

Main entry: space

Definition: one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff

Usage: the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E

Main entry: outer space, space

Definition: any location outside the Earth's atmosphere

Usage: the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether; the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth

Main entry: space

Definition: an area reserved for some particular purpose

Usage: the laboratory's floor space

Main entry: space

Definition: an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)

Usage: the architect left space in front of the building; they stopped at an open space in the jungle; the space between his teeth

Main entry: space, distance

Definition: the interval between two times

Usage: the distance from birth to death; it all happened in the space of 10 minutes

Definitions for (verb) space

Main entry: space

Definition: place at intervals

Usage: Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates

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