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spatial

[ spey-shuhl ]
/ ˈspeɪ ʃəl /
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adjective
of or relating to space, the three-dimensional realm or expanse in which all material objects are located and all events occur.
existing or occurring in space; having extension in space.

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Origin of spatial

First recorded in 1840–50; from Latin spati(um)space + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for spatial

spatial

spacial

/ (ˈspeɪʃəl) /

adjective
of or relating to space
existing or happening in space

Derived forms of spatial

spatiality (ˌspeɪʃɪˈælɪtɪ), nounspatially, adverb
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Medical definitions for spatial

spatial

adj.
Relating to space or a space.

Other words from spatial

spa′ti•ali•ty (spā′shē-ălĭ-tē) n.spatial•ly adv.
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