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  1. an act of someone or something that spaces.
  2. the fixing or arranging of spaces.
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Origin of spacing

First recorded in 1675–85; space + -ing1
Related formsself-spac·ing, adjective
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Examples from the Web for spacings

Historical Examples

  • Spacings must be at least as great as those given in Table X, which applies only to plain, open link fuses.

    Motion Picture Operation, Stage Electrics and Illusions

    Henry C. Horstmann

British Dictionary definitions for spacings


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