- the designed and structured surface of a picture: In Mondrian's later work he organized space in highly complex rhythms.
- the illusion of depth on a two-dimensional surface.
verb (used with object), spaced, spac·ing.
- to separate (words, letters, or lines) by spaces.
- to extend by inserting more space or spaces (usually followed by out).
Origin of space
Related formsspac·er, nounmis·space, verb (used with object), mis·spaced, mis·spac·ing.re·space, verb (used with object), re·spaced, re·spac·ing.
Examples from the Web for space
Space Invaders had just been introduced in America, and Atari was looking for a game that would do it one better.
Her very first sculpture, a metallic chrome unicorn aptly titled “Space Oracle,” sits on a pedestal directly in front.
It should also be noted that Space Jam did not make the cut, so you can rest easy.
This column also appears in the latest issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology.How the Pentagon Strangles Its Most Advanced Stealth Warplanes|Bill Sweetman|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Matutes group also owns the mythic Space Club and the giant Privilege Club.
Space fell into sleep, and awoke as Enitharmon: Time suffered eclipse, and came forth as Los.William Blake|Algernon Charles Swinburne
Space said to measure movement because of its determination, iii.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
Took a suite in Space Verge hotel with four quote secretaries unquote, and has refused to see anyone.The Telenizer|Don Thompson
Space could always be found for a head, and skill to execute it.The Grotesque in Church Art|T. Tindall Wildridge
Space does not permit my mentioning by name all who have furnished me with material, but I do wish to record my gratitude to them.Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati|Warren C. Herrick
British Dictionary definitions for space
- unoccupied area or roomthere is no space for a table
- (in combination)space-saving Related adjective: spacious
- the region beyond the earth's atmosphere containing the other planets of the solar system, stars, galaxies, etc; universe
- (as modifier)a space probe; space navigation
- the region beyond the earth's atmosphere occurring between the celestial bodies of the universe. The density is normally negligible although cosmic rays, meteorites, gas clouds, etc, can occur. It can be divided into cislunar space (between the earth and moon), interplanetary space, interstellar space, and intergalactic space
- (as modifier)a space station; a space simulator
- a piece of metal, less than type-high, used to separate letters or words in hot-metal printing
- any of the gaps used to separate letters, words, or lines in photocomposition, desktop publishing, etc
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Idioms and Phrases with space
In addition to the idiom beginning with space
- space out
- breathing space
- take up space