Definitions of space

  1. a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; " he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet"
  2. a blank area; " write your name in the space provided"
  3. the interval between two times; " the distance from birth to death"; " it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"
  4. ( printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words
  5. place at intervals; " Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"
  6. the unlimited 3- dimensional expanse in which everything is located; " they tested his ability to locate objects in space"
  7. one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff; " the spaces are the notes F- A- C- E"
  8. an area reserved for some particular purpose; " the laboratory's floor space"
  9. 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"
  10. the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; " they tested his ability to locate objects in space"
  11. ( printing) a block of without a raised letter; used for spacing between words
  12. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.
  13. Place, having more or less extension; room.
  14. 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.
  15. Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time.
  16. A short time; a while.
  17. Walk; track; path; course.
  18. 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.
  19. The distance or interval between words or letters in the lines, or between lines, as in books.
  20. One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff.
  21. To walk; to rove; to roam.
  22. To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.
  23. That which has length, breadth, and height, and is unlimited in extension; room; distance between things; a length of time.
  24. To arrange with open places between.
  25. Any demarcated portion of the body, either an area of the surface, a segment of the tissues, or a cavity.
  26. A cavity or opening.
  27. Extension as distinct from material substances: room: largeness: distance between objects: interval between lines or words in books: quantity of time: distance between two points of time: a short time: interval.
  28. To make or arrange intervals between.
  29. Extension; room; distance between objects; interval or portion of time.
  30. To arrange intervals between.
  31. To set apart by spaces; also, to arrange into spaces.
  32. An interval between points or objects; place; room.
  33. Continuous or unlimited extension.
  34. An interval of time; period.
  35. An occasion or opportunity.
  36. Room; extension; any quantity of extension; interval between lines; quantity, of time; interval between two points of time; a while.
  37. Among printers, to make intervals between words or lines.
  38. Extension, as in length, breadth, and thickness; room; distance; interval, as between lines; a quantity of time.
  39. Among printers, to make intervals between lines or between words.

Antonyms for space

completeness, fullness.

Quotes of space

  1. If you look at a lot of animated movies, they don't pay attention to how things move through space – Brad Bird
  2. There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot. – John Cage
  3. The microgravity or the very, very low amount of gravity that we have up in space forces some changes in different processes. It forces changes in us as human beings. – Laurel Clark
  4. Geological age plays the same part in our views of the duration of the universe as the Earth's orbital radius does in our views of the immensity of space – John Joly
  5. One cannot set out to make a work that's spiritual. What is a contemporary iconography for the spiritual? Is it some fuzzy space – Anish Kapoor
  6. Sculpture occupies the same space as your body. – Anish Kapoor
  7. A lot of my works deal with a passage, which is about time. I don't see anything that I do as a static object in space It has to exist as a journey in time. – Maya Lin
  8. I wanted to create a picture in music of what could be up there in outer space – Joe Meek
  9. I used to get quite upset that I'd make friends with a guy or a girl and then within the space of three years we'd move and go and live somewhere else, and you'd have to say goodbye to that person. – Dominic Monaghan
  10. At the very least we should be given a bit of credit and a little bit of space and maybe the media should think we could help them discover why English teams do not win European competitions. – Jose Mourinho
  11. Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far! – John Muir
  12. The sun and its retinue of planets drift as a group through the vast gulfs of space that separate the stars. – Barney Oliver
  13. On a standard space shuttle crew, two of the astronauts have a test pilot background- the commander and the pilot. – Sally Ride
  14. It seems to me, thinking of it, that there must be some universal plan which set in motion the orbiting of the electrons about the nucleus and the slower, more majestic orbit of the galaxies about one another to the very edge of space – Clifford D. Simak
  15. What art offers is space a certain breathing room for the spirit. – John Updike

Usage examples for space

  1. We have only space here for first- hand criticism. – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. If that space does not exist between herself and men she suffers. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  3. The captain continued motionless, his eyes fixed on space – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. One of them remarked once that he thought there must be a great many white people in the world, to judge by the large number that had come together that summer in such a short space of time. – Missionary Work Among The Ojebway Indians by Edward Francis Wilson
  5. This life without a care or a wish Raphael led for some days' space – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  6. He says Roger never has had space to plant enough for him. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  7. I have always missed that space the quiet. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  8. Curiously enough, I saw three of these within the space of a few minutes. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  9. My thoughts fly to the end of space – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  10. He kept silence for a great space speaking never a word. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  11. " Get hold of Space Lines. – Sjambak by John Holbrook Vance
  12. He wandered or rushed along them all for a space and came back. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  13. I intend to go, and stand, as near as can be, in the middle of the space that is marked off 'dangerous. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  14. " You get a deal on the space – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  15. There should be space for plenty of air and sunshine. – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  16. It is a Space Platform. – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  17. Keep a clear space about her, gentlemen. – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  18. She sat down and cried a little space then on again. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  19. Nursing takes place in a real world of men and things in time and space – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  20. I miss space too." – Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow

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