Definition of SPACE

noun : SPACE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

    ) any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "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" ;

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

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

  • 8. (

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

  • 9. (

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

verb : SPACE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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


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