space

space
noun
1》 a continuous area or expanse which is free or unoccupied.
    ↘a gap between printed or written words or characters.
    ↘pages in a newspaper, or time between broadcast programmes, available for advertising.
2》 the dimensions of height, depth, and width within which all things exist and move.
    ↘(also outer space) the physical universe beyond the earth's atmosphere.
    ↘the near-vacuum extending between the planets and stars.
3》 an interval of time (indicating that the time is short): both cars were stolen in the space of a few hours.
4》 the freedom and scope to live and develop as one wishes.
5》 Mathematics a mathematical concept generally regarded as a set of points having some specified structure.
6》 Telecommunications one of two possible states of a signal in certain systems. The opposite of mark1.
verb
1》 position (items) at a distance from one another.
    ↘(in printing or writing) insert spaces between.
2》 (be spaced out or chiefly N. Amer. space out) informal be or become euphoric or disorientated, especially from taking drugs.
Derivatives
spacer noun
spacing noun
Origin
ME: shortening of OFr. espace, from L. spatium.

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