What does spacing mean?

Definitions for spacing
ˈspeɪ sɪŋspac·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spacingnoun

    the time between occurrences of a repeating event

    "some women do not control the spacing of their children"

  2. spacing, spatial arrangementnoun

    the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them


  1. spacingnoun

    The action of the verb space.

  2. spacingnoun

    A way in which objects or people are separated by spaces.

    The spacing of the desks in the exam hall was intended to prevent candidates from copying each other's work.

  3. spacingnoun

    The space between two objects or people.

    Put some more spacing between those two words to make them more readable.

  4. spacingadjective

    That inserts space between two objects.


  1. spacing

    Spacing refers to the distance or gap between two or more things or elements. This could apply to various fields such as typography, where it describes the distance between characters or lines of text; in design or art, indicating the way objects are arranged; in science or mathematics, referring to the distribution or arrangement of data points; or in sports, related to the positioning of players. The term may have different interpretations in different contexts, but it essentially revolves around the concept of distance, arrangement and positioning.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spacing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spacing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of spacing in a Sentence

  1. Josh Smith:

    It’s a different game back then, much more physical. I don’t think he has the jumpshot or skills to really consistently dominate defenses then as he does today. There’s so much spacing in today’s game. We had 2-3 guys on a star player any given night. Nothing was easy.

  2. Yasi Ansari:

    Aim for a moderate amount of 200 to 300 milligrams of caffeine per day, which is the amount in about two cups of brewed coffee, there is nothing wrong with starting the day with some caffeine as a' pick me up,' but if you find you rely on multiple cups of coffee spaced out during the day to maintain your energy level, you may want to take a look at how you are spacing out your food intake as well as your hydration level.

  3. Holly Woodward:

    The spacing between annual growth rings record how much an individual grows from one year to the next, the spacing between the rings within Jane, Petey, and even older individuals is inconsistentsome years the spacing is close together, and other years its spread apart.

  4. Sydney Harris:

    The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones-which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.

  5. Brian Braiker:

    Understanding the situation, shutting up and doing something helpful is really the only way to go here. When you see brands like McDonald's or Coca-Cola spacing out their logos in' solidarity,' it strikes a sour note.

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