Definition of Space
1. Noun. The unlimited expanse in which everything is located. "The boundless regions of the infinite"
Generic synonyms: Attribute
Terms within: Location, Aerospace
Specialized synonyms: Absolute Space, Phase Space, Mathematical Space, Topological Space, Outer Space
Derivative terms: Spacial, Spatial
2. Verb. Place at intervals. "Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"
3. Noun. An empty area (usually bounded in some way between things). "The space between his teeth"
Specialized synonyms: Compartment, Crenel, Crenelle, Pleural Space, Subarachnoid Space, Enclosure, Natural Enclosure, Expanse, Gap, Opening, Swath, Angle, Emptiness, Vacancy, Vacuum, Void, Hole, Cavity, Enclosed Space, Pocket
4. Noun. An area reserved for some particular purpose. "The laboratory's floor space"
Specialized synonyms: Air Space, Airspace, Crawl Space, Crawlspace, Disc Space, Disk Space, Flies, Key, Paint, No-parking Zone, Parking Space, Parking Zone, Separation, Place, Seat, Terreplein, Workspace
Derivative terms: Spacious
5. Noun. Any location outside the Earth's atmosphere. "The first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"
Generic synonyms: Location, Infinite
Terms within: Interplanetary Space, Interstellar Space, Intergalactic Space, Deep Space
Group relationships: Aerospace
6. 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"
7. Noun. The interval between two times. "It all happened in the space of 10 minutes"
8. Noun. A blank area. "Write your name in the space provided"
Generic synonyms: Area, Expanse, Surface Area
Specialized synonyms: Margin, Indent, Indentation, Indention, Indenture
Group relationships: Form
Derivative terms: Place
9. 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"
10. Noun. (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences.
Specialized synonyms: Hair Space
Generic synonyms: Type
Category relationships: Printing, Printing Process
Definition of Space
1. n. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.
2. v. i. To walk; to rove; to roam.
3. v. t. To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.
Definition of Space
1. Noun. The intervening contents of a volume. ¹
2. Noun. Area occupied by or intended for a person or thing. ¹
3. Noun. An area or volume of sufficient size to accommodate a person or thing. ¹
4. Noun. A while. ¹
5. Noun. The volume beyond the atmosphere of planets that consists of a relative vacuum. ¹
6. Noun. The volume beyond the Kármán line that lies 100km above mean sea level of the Earth. ¹
7. Noun. A gap between written or printed letters, numbers, characters, or lines; a blank. ¹
8. Noun. (metal type) 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''). ¹
9. Noun. (music) A position on the staff bounded by lines. ¹
10. Noun. (geometry) 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. ¹
11. Noun. One's personal freedom to think or be oneself. ¹
12. Noun. The state of mind one is in when daydreaming. ¹
13. Noun. (mathematics) 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 ¹
14. Noun. (context: Indian philosophy) One of the five basic elements. ¹
15. Noun. interval of time ¹
16. Verb. (obsolete intransitive) To roam, walk, wander. ¹
17. Verb. (transitive) To set some distance apart. ¹
18. Verb. (transitive) To eject into outer space, usually without a space suit. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Space
1. to set some distance apart [v SPACED, SPACING, SPACES]
Medical Definition of Space
1. 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible. "Pure space is capable neither of resistance nor motion." (Locke) 2. Place, having more or ess extension; room. "They gave him chase, and hunted him as hare; Long had he no space to dwell [in]" (R. Of Brunne) "While I have time and space." (Chaucer) 3. 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. "Put a space betwixt drove and drove." (Gen. Xxxii. 16) 4. Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time. "Grace God gave him here, this land to keep long space." "Nine times the space that measures day and night." (Milton) "God may defer his judgments for a time, and give a people a longer space of repentance." (Tillotson) 5. A short time; a while. "To stay your deadly strife a space." 6. Walk; track; path; course. "This ilke [same] monk let old things pace, And held after the new world the space." (Chaucer) 7. 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. The distance or interval between words or letters in the lines, or between lines, as in books. Spaces are of different thicknesses to enable the compositor to arrange the words at equal distances from each other in the same line. 8. One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff. Absolute space, Euclidian space, etc. See Absolute, Euclidian, etc. Space line, a fine, thin, short metal rule of the same height as the type, used in printing short lines in tabular matter. Origin: OE. Space, F. Espace, from L. Spatium space; cf. Gr. To draw, to tear; perh. Akin to E. Span. Cf. Expatiate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Space
Literary usage of Space
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, John Miller Dow Meiklejohn (1899)
"forms of sensuous intuition, as principles of knowledge a priori, namely, space and time. To the consideration of these we shall now proceed. ..."
2. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, John Miller Dow Meiklejohn (1899)
"forms of sensuous intuition, as principles of knowledge d priori, namely, space and time. To the consideration of these we shall now proceed. ..."
3. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"In answer to this question we shall find that the first space- and most clearly definable form of fusion is that which jH^^ we know as space. ..."
4. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"Finally, there is a third form of experience which is very commonly regarded as analogous to space, but which depends, as will appear later, ..."
5. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"In answer to this question we shall find that the first space, and most clearly definable form of fusion is that which we know as space. ..."
6. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"space and pure space stand or fall together. them) of pure space and its infinite ... It is thus only so far as space is supposed to exist after a mode of ..."