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double-space

[ duhb-uhl-speys ]
/ 藞d蕦b 蓹l藞spe瑟s /
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verb (used with object), dou路ble-spaced, dou路ble-spac路ing.
to type (text, copy, etc.) leaving a full space between lines: Always double-space a term paper.
verb (used without object), dou路ble-spaced, dou路ble-spac路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鈥1900
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British Dictionary definitions for double-space

double-space

verb
to type (copy) with a full space between lines
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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