Definition of Spacing

1. Noun. The time between occurrences of a repeating event. "Some women do not control the spacing of their children"

Generic synonyms: Rate



2. Noun. The property possessed by an array of things that have space between them.
Exact synonyms: Spatial Arrangement
Generic synonyms: Arrangement, Placement
Specialized synonyms: Openness, Distance, Dispersion, Distribution, Compactness, Concentration, Denseness, Density, Tightness
Derivative terms: Space

Definition of Spacing

1. Verb. (present participle of space) ¹

2. Noun. The action of the verb (term space). ¹

3. Noun. A way in which objects or people are separated by spaces. ¹

4. Noun. The space between two objects or people. ¹

5. Adjective. That inserts space between two objects. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spacing

1. the distance between any two objects [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spacing

spacewards
spaceway
spaceways
spacewear
spacewoman
spacewomen
spaceworthiness
spaceworthy
spacey
spacial
spacially
spacier
spaciest
spaciness
spacinesses
spacing (current term)
spacings
spaciotemporal
spacious
spaciously
spaciousness
spaciousnesses
spack
spacker
spackers
spackle
spackled
spackler
spacklers
spackles

Literary usage of Spacing

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1. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"The relation given above can not be used directly for the determination of the truss spacing for the spacing does not appear in the equation. ..."

2. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"The relation given above can not be used directly for the determination of the truss spacing for the spacing does not appear in the equation. ..."

3. Seeding and Planting: A Manual for the Guidance of Forestry Students by James William Toumey (1916)
"Close spacing causes the trees to clear more satisfactorily and permits the selection of the straightest and best for the final stand, as the poorer trees ..."

4. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)
"The economic spacing of the trusses is a function of the weight per square foot of ... For any given conditions the spacing which makes the sum of these ..."

5. Making Type Work by Benjamin Sherbow (1916)
"spacing is probably the most difficult problem in type arrangement. ... I will try only to indicate the purpose of spacing and how its right use helps to ..."

6. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1918)
"spacing of Trusses and Transverse Bents.—The weight of trusses and columns per square foot of area decreases as the spacing increases, while the weight of ..."

7. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)
"spacing of Trusses and Transverse Bents.—The weight of trusses and columns per square foot of area decreases as the spacing increases, while the weight of ..."

8. A Text-book on Plain Lettering by Henry Sylvester Jacoby (1895)
"THE THEORY OF spacing. In the formation of words the letters composing them must ... The spacing of letters which fulfils the preceding condition of general ..."

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