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spacing

[ spey-sing ]
/ ˈspeɪ sɪŋ /
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noun

an act of someone or something that spaces.
the fixing or arranging of spaces.

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Origin of spacing

First recorded in 1675–85; space + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM spacing

self-spacing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spacing

spacing
/ (ˈspeɪsɪŋ) /

noun

the arrangement of letters, words, etc, on a page in order to achieve legibility or aesthetic appeal
the arrangement of objects in a space
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