double-space

[ duhb-uhl-speys ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈspeɪs /

verb (used with object), dou·ble-spaced, dou·ble-spac·ing.

to type (text, copy, etc.) leaving a full space between lines: Always double-space a term paper.

verb (used without object), dou·ble-spaced, dou·ble-spac·ing.

to type leaving a full space between lines: I can never remember to double-space.

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Origin of double-space

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for double-space

double-space

verb

to type (copy) with a full space between lines
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