line space


(on a typewriter, typesetter, printer, or the like) the horizontal space provided for a line of typing, typesetting, printing, etc.

Nearby words

  1. line of vision,
  2. line officer,
  3. line one's pockets,
  4. line printer,
  5. line segment,
  6. line spectrum,
  7. line squall,
  8. line storm,
  9. line trimmer,
  10. line up

Origin of line space

First recorded in 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019