space

...
[Space]

Before hiring a moving company to bring a grand piano into your studio apartment, you should measure how much space you actually have available.

...

Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.

Noun
the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"

Noun
(printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words

Noun
a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"

Noun
a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; "he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet"

Noun
one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff; "the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"

...

Noun
an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory''s floor space"

Noun
an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth"

Noun
the interval between two times; "the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"

Verb
place at intervals; "Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"


n.
Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.

n.
Place, having more or less extension; room.

n.
A quantity or portion of extension; distance from one thing to another; an interval between any two or more objects; as, the space between two stars or two hills; the sound was heard for the space of a mile.

n.
Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time.

n.
A short time; a while.

n.
Walk; track; path; course.

n.
A small piece of metal cast lower than a face type, so as not to receive the ink in printing, -- used to separate words or letters.

n.
The distance or interval between words or letters in the lines, or between lines, as in books.

n.
One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff.

n.
To walk; to rove; to roam.

n.
To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.


Space

Space , n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. Expatiate.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.
Pure space is capable neither of resistance nor motion.
2. Place, having more or ess extension; room.
They gave him chase, and hunted him as hare; Long had he no space to dwell [in].
While I have time and space.
3. A quantity or portion of extension; distance from one thing to another; an interval between any two or more objects; as, the space between two stars or two hills; the sound was heard for the space of a mile.
Put a space betwixt drove and drove.
4. Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time. "Grace God gave him here, this land to keep long space." R. of brunne.
Nine times the space that measures day and night.
God may defer his judgments for a time, and give a people a longer space of repentance.
5. A short time; a while. [R.] "To stay your deadly strife a space." Spenser. 6. Walk; track; path; course. [Obs.]
This ilke [same] monk let old things pace, And held after the new world the space.
7. (print.) (a) A small piece of metal cast lower than a face type, so as not to receive the ink in printing, -- used to separate words or letters. (b) The distance or interval between words or letters in the lines, or between lines, as in books. &hand; Spaces are of different thicknesses to enable the compositor to arrange the words at equal distances from each other in the same line. 8. (Mus.) One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff. Absolute space, Euclidian space, etc. See under Absolute, Euclidian, etc. -- Space line (Print.), a thin piece of metal used by printers to open the lines of type to a regular distance from each other, and for other purposes; a lead. Hansard. -- Space rule (Print.), a fine, thin, short metal rule of the same height as the type, used in printing short lines in tabular matter.

Space

Space, v. i. [Cf. OF. espacier, L. spatiari. See Space, n.] To walk; to rove; to roam. [Obs.]
And loved in forests wild to space.

Space

Space, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spaced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Spacong .] [Cf. F. espacer. See Space, n.] (Print.) To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.

Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.

To walk; to rove; to roam.

To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.

...

Usage Examples

Architecture is the art of how to waste space.

As a designer, the mission with which we have been charged is simple: providing space at the right cost.

Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.

All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.

Architecture is about public space held by buildings.

A small house must depend on its grouping with other houses for its beauty, and for the preservation of light air and the maximum of surrounding open space.

A father and two sons run Adelphia. It's a cable company. And they took from that company a billion dollars. A billion. Three people - three people took a billion dollars. What were they gonna do, start their own space program? 'Let's send the monkey to Mars, Dad!'

Misspelled Form

space, aspace, wspace, espace, dspace, xspace, zspace, apace, wpace, epace, dpace, xpace, zpace, sapace, swpace, sepace, sdpace, sxpace, szpace, sopace, s0pace, slpace, soace, s0ace, slace, spoace, sp0ace, splace, spqace, spwace, spsace, spzace, spqce, spwce, spsce, spzce, spaqce, spawce, spasce, spazce, spaxce, spadce, spafce, spavce, spa ce, spaxe, spade, spafe, spave, spa e, spacxe, spacde, spacfe, spacve, spac e, spacwe, spac3e, spac4e, spacre, spacse, spacde, spacw, spac3, spac4, spacr, spacs, spacd, spacew, space3, space4, spacer, spaces, spaced.

Other Usage Examples

After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.

A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.

Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting.

Back in 2004, Kellie Overbey handed me her play 'Girl Talk' to read. I fell in love with her brutally delicious humor and the fearlessly deft way in which she drew her characters. They jumped off the page and begged me to give them a space in which to stomp around.

At this point we've answered about every question you could possibly imagine about Deep Space Nine, so we do this thing called Theatrical Jazz, where we do a show of bits and pieces of things from plays and literature, poetry... stuff that we like. It's fun.

Aviation - and space travel, in particular - have always been especially captivating.

At the moment I'm doing this space movie, so I'm obsessed with physics and space travel. I know three months down the line it's gone. Then I'll be able to superficially say stuff about space.

Ask Elizabeth is a community of voices, it's not me standing on a podium telling people how to run their lives, it's girls helping each other sharing their wisdom and advice and I create a space for them to do it.

Comments


Browse Dictionary