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spatial

or spa·cial

[spey-shuh l]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to space.
  2. existing or occurring in space; having extension in space.
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Origin of spatial

1840–50; < Latin spati(um) space + -al1
Related formsspa·ti·al·i·ty [spey-shee-al-i-tee] /ˌspeɪ ʃiˈæl ɪ ti/, nounspa·tial·ly, adverbnon·spa·tial, adjectivenon·spa·tial·ly, adverbnon·spa·ti·al·i·ty, nounqua·si-spa·tial, adjectivequa·si-spa·tial·ly, adverbun·spa·tial, adjectiveun·spa·tial·ly, adverbun·spa·ti·al·i·ty, noun
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Examples from the Web for spatiality

Historical Examples

  • But the case is different when we come to deal with spatiality and vitality.

    The Mystery of Space

    Robert T. Browne

  • Beyond the limits of spatiality is an absence of geometric order.

    The Mystery of Space

    Robert T. Browne

  • Chapter X is the natural and logical sequence of the inquiry into the question of spatiality.

    The Mystery of Space

    Robert T. Browne

  • Consciousness, therefore, is the norm or standard of reference for all questions arising out of a consideration of spatiality.

    The Mystery of Space

    Robert T. Browne

  • In other words, the kosmic mind in engendering materiality and spatiality has set up therein a kosmic order or geometrism.

    The Mystery of Space

    Robert T. Browne


British Dictionary definitions for spatiality

spatial

spacial

adjective
  1. of or relating to space
  2. existing or happening in space
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Derived Formsspatiality (ˌspeɪʃɪˈælɪtɪ), nounspatially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for spatiality

spatial

adj.

1847, from Latin spatium + adjectival suffix -al (1); formed in English as an adjective to space (n.), to go with temporal.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

spatiality in Medicine

spatial

adj.
  1. Relating to space or a space.
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Related formsspa′ti•ali•ty (spā′shē-ălĭ-tē) n.spatial•ly adv.
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