space mark


noun Printing.

a proofreader's symbol used to indicate the need to insert space, as between two typed or printed words that have been run together. Symbol: #

Nearby words

  1. space inversion,
  2. space junk,
  3. space lattice,
  4. space law,
  5. space man,
  6. space medicine,
  7. space opera,
  8. space out,
  9. space platform,
  10. space probe


Origin of space mark

First recorded in 1885–90

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