[ noun in-ter-speys; verb in-ter-speys ]
/ noun ˈɪn tərˌspeɪs; verb ˌɪn tərˈspeɪs /


a space between things.
an intervening period of time; interval.

verb (used with object), in·ter·spaced, in·ter·spac·ing.

to put a space between.
to occupy or fill the space between.

Origin of interspace

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at inter-, space

Related forms

in·ter·spa·tial [in-ter-spey-shuh l] /ˌɪn tərˈspeɪ ʃəl/, adjectivein·ter·spa·tial·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for interspatial


verb (ˌɪntəˈspeɪs)

(tr) to make or occupy a space between

noun (ˈɪntəˌspeɪs)

space between or among things

Derived Forms

interspatial (ˌɪntəˈspeɪʃəl), adjectiveinterspatially, adverb
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Medicine definitions for interspatial


[ ĭntər-spās′ ]


A space between two things; an interval.

Related forms

in′ter•space′ter•spatial (-spāshəl) adj.
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