Definitions for spacespeɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spacespeɪs(n.; v.; adj.)spaced, spac•ing

  1. (n.)the unlimited three- dimensional realm or expanse in which all material objects are located and all events occur.

    Category: Physics

  2. the portion or extent of this in a given instance.

    Category: Physics

  3. extent or area in two dimensions; a particular extent of surface.

  4. Category: Astronomy

    Ref: outer space.; deep space.

  5. a place available for a particular purpose:

    a parking space.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  6. a seat, berth, or room on a train, airplane, etc.

  7. linear distance, as between objects.

  8. the designed and structured surface of a picture. the illusion of depth on a two-dimensional surface.

    Category: Fine Arts

  9. a set of points or mathematical elements that fulfills certain prescribed conditions:

    Euclidean space; vector space.

    Category: Math

  10. extent, or a particular extent, of time:

    a space of two hours.

  11. an interval of time; a while.

  12. an interval or blank area in text.

  13. an interval or blank area the width of one typed character.

  14. an area or time period allotted or available for a specific use, as advertising, in a publication or broadcasting medium.

    Category: Showbiz, Journalism

  15. the interval between two adjacent lines of the musical staff.

    Category: Music and Dance

  16. one of the blank pieces of metal, less than type-high, used in printing to separate words, sentences, etc.

    Category: Printing

  17. an interval during the transmitting of a telegraphic message when the key is not in contact.

    Category: Telegraphy and Telephony

  18. freedom or opportunity to express oneself, fulfill one's needs, have privacy, etc.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  19. (v.t.)to fix the space or spaces of; divide into spaces.

  20. to set some distance apart.

  21. to separate (words, letters, or lines) by spaces. to extend by inserting more space or spaces (usu. fol. by out).

    Category: Printing

  22. space out, to become abstracted, forgetful, or dreamily inattentive.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  23. (adj.)of, pertaining to, or suitable for use in outer space or deep space:

    space travel; a space vehicle.

    Category: Astronomy

Origin of space:

1250–1300; ME (n.) < OF espace < L spatium

spac′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. space, infinite(noun)

    the unlimited expanse in which everything is located

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

  2. 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"

  3. space(noun)

    an area reserved for some particular purpose

    "the laboratory's floor space"

  4. outer space, space(noun)

    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. space, blank(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"

  6. distance, space(noun)

    the interval between two times

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

  7. space, blank space, place(noun)

    a blank area

    "write your name in the space provided"

  8. space(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"

  9. quad, space(verb)

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

  10. space(verb)

    place at intervals

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. space(noun)ɪs

    an available area or place

    Write the word in the space provided.; There's a space next to John if you want to sit there.; There's not enough space for a table.

  2. spaceɪs

    the place beyond Earth

    a NASA probe traveling through space

  3. space(verb)ɪs

    to place things at a particular distance apart

    Tents must be spaced at least 3m apart.

Wiktionary

  1. space(Noun)

    The intervening contents of a volume.

  2. space(Noun)

    Area occupied by or intended for a person or thing.

  3. space(Noun)

    An area or volume of sufficient size to accommodate a person or thing.

  4. space(Noun)

    A while.

  5. space(Noun)

    The volume beyond the atmosphere of planets that consists of a relative vacuum.

  6. space(Noun)

    The volume beyond the Ku00E1rmu00E1n line that lies 100km above mean sea level of the Earth.

  7. space(Noun)

    A gap between written or printed letters, numbers, characters, or lines; a blank.

  8. space(Noun)

    A piece of metal type used to separate words, cast lower than other type so as not to take ink, especially one that is narrower than one en (compare quad).

  9. space(Noun)

    A position on the staff bounded by lines.

    In the treble clef, the third space of the staff is the C above Middle C.

  10. space(Verb)

    To roam, walk, wander.

  11. space(Verb)

    To set some distance apart.

  12. space(Verb)

    To eject into outer space, usually without a space suit.

  13. space(Noun)

    A set of points, each of which is uniquely specified by a set of coordinates; the number of coordinates specifying a point and the number of mutually perpendicular axes along which the coordinates lie are the same, and that is the number of dimensions of the space.

  14. space(Noun)

    One's personal freedom to think or be oneself.

  15. space(Noun)

    The state of mind one is in when daydreaming.

  16. space(Noun)

    a generalized construct or set, the members of which have certain properties in common; often used in combination with the name of a particular mathematician

  17. space(Noun)

    One of the five basic elements.

  18. space(Noun)

    interval of time

  19. Origin: From espace.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Space(noun)

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

  2. Space(noun)

    place, having more or less extension; room

  3. Space(noun)

    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

  4. Space(noun)

    quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time

  5. Space(noun)

    a short time; a while

  6. Space(noun)

    walk; track; path; course

  7. Space(noun)

    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

  8. Space(noun)

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

  9. Space(noun)

    one of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff

  10. Space(noun)

    to walk; to rove; to roam

  11. Space(noun)

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

Freebase

  1. Space

    Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction. Physical space is often conceived in three linear dimensions, although modern physicists usually consider it, with time, to be part of a boundless four-dimensional continuum known as spacetime. In mathematics, "spaces" are examined with different numbers of dimensions and with different underlying structures. The concept of space is considered to be of fundamental importance to an understanding of the physical universe. However, disagreement continues between philosophers over whether it is itself an entity, a relationship between entities, or part of a conceptual framework. Debates concerning the nature, essence and the mode of existence of space date back to antiquity; namely, to treatises like the Timaeus of Plato, or Socrates in his reflections on what the Greeks called khora, or in the Physics of Aristotle in the definition of topos, or even in the later "geometrical conception of place" as "space qua extension" in the Discourse on Place of the 11th century Arab polymath Alhazen. Many of these classical philosophical questions were discussed in the Renaissance and then reformulated in the 17th century, particularly during the early development of classical mechanics. In Isaac Newton's view, space was absolute—in the sense that it existed permanently and independently of whether there were any matter in the space. Other natural philosophers, notably Gottfried Leibniz, thought instead that space was in fact a collection of relations between objects, given by their distance and direction from one another. In the 18th century, the philosopher and theologian George Berkeley attempted to refute the "visibility of spatial depth" in his Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision. Later, the metaphysician Immanuel Kant said neither space nor time can be empirically perceived, they are elements of a systematic framework that humans use to structure all experiences. Kant referred to "space" in his Critique of Pure Reason as being: a subjective "pure a priori form of intuition", hence it is an unavoidable contribution of our human faculties.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. space

    A medium like the land, sea, and air within which military activities shall be conducted to achieve US national security objectives.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'space' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #797

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'space' in Written Corpus Frequency: #971

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'space' in Nouns Frequency: #297


Translations for space

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

space(noun)

a gap; an empty or uncovered place

I couldn't find a space for my car.

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