Space
WordNet
noun
(1) The unlimited expanse in which everything is located
"They tested his ability to locate objects in space"
"The boundless regions of the infinite"
(2) (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words
(3) A blank area
"Write your name in the space provided"
(4) A blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
"He said the space is the most important character in the alphabet"
(5) One of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff
"The spaces are the notes FACE"
(6) An area reserved for some particular purpose
"The laboratory's floor space"
(7) An empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
"The architect left space in front of the building"
"They stopped at an open space in the jungle"
"The space between his teeth"
(8) The interval between two times
"The distance from birth to death"
"It all happened in the space of 10 minutes"
verb
(9) Place at intervals
"Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"
WiktionaryText
Noun
 The intervening contents of a volume.
 Space occupied by or intended for a person or thing.
 An area or volume of sufficient size to accommodate a person or thing.
 A while.
 The volume beyond the atmosphere of planets that consists of a relative vacuum.
 The volume beyond the Kármán line that lies 100km above mean sea level of the Earth.
 A gap between written or printed letters, numbers, characters, or lines; a blank.
 A piece of metal type used to separate words, cast lower than other type so as not to take ink, especially one that is narrower than one en (compare quad).
 1683, Joseph Moxon, Mechanick Exercises: Or, the Doctrine of HandyWorks. Applied to the art of Printing., v 2, pp. 240–41:
 If it be only a Single Letter or two that drops, he thruſts the end of his Bodkin between every Letter of that Word, till he comes to a Space: and then perhaps by forcing thoſe Letters closer, he may have room to put in another Space or a Thin Space; which if he cannot do, and he finds the Space ſtand Looſe in the Form; he with the Point of his Bodkin picks the Space up and bows it a little; which bowing makes the Letters on each ſide of the Space keep their parallel diſtance; for by its Spring it thruſts the Letters that were cloſed with the end of the Bodkin to their adjunct Letters, that needed no cloſing.
 1979, Marshall Lee, Bookmaking, p 110:
 Horizontal spacing is further divided into multiples and fractions of the em. The multiples are called quads. The fractions are called spaces.
 2005, Phil Baines and Andrew Haslam, Type & Typography, 2nd ed, p 91:
 Other larger spaces – known as quads – were used to space out lines.
 1683, Joseph Moxon, Mechanick Exercises: Or, the Doctrine of HandyWorks. Applied to the art of Printing., v 2, pp. 240–41:
 A set of points, each of which is uniquely specified by a set of coordinates; the number of coordinates specifying a point and the number of mutually perpendicular axes along which the coordinates lie are the same, and that is the number of dimensions of the space.
 One's personal freedom to think or be oneself.
 The state of mind one is in when daydreaming.
 a generalized construct or set, the members of which have certain properties in common; often used in combination with the name of a particular mathematician
 One of the five basic elements.
Synonyms
 (intervening contents of a volume): volume
 (space occupied by or intended for a person or thing): room, volume
 (area or volume of sufficient size to accommodate a person or thing): place, spot, volume
 (area beyond the atmosphere of planets that consists of a vacuum): outer space
 (gap between written characters): blank, gap, whitespace quad, quadrat
 (set of points each uniquely specified by a set of coordinates):
 (person freedom to think or be oneself):
 (state of mind one is in when daydreaming):
 (generalized construct or set in mathematics):
 (one of the five basic elements in Indian philosophy):
Related terms
 address space
 aerospace
 affine space
 airspace, air space
 backspace
 Baire space
 Banach space
 base space
 breathing space
 chemical space
 column space
 compact space
 conjugate space
 connected space
 crawl space, crawlspace
 cyberspace
 danger space
 dark space
 deadair space
 dead space
 deep space
 doublespace
 drift space
 dual space
 Einstein space
 espace
 Euclidean space
 exceptional space
 exotic fourspace
 fishing space
 flat space
 Foch space
 Fourier space
 Fréchet space
 free space
 function space
 G space
 hair space
 half space
 Hausdorff space
 headspace
 Hilbert space
 homeomorphic space
 homogeneous space
 hydrospace
 hyperbolic space
 hyperspace
 image space
 inertial space
 inner product space
 interaction space
 interplanetary space
 interspace
 interstellar space
 intervillous space
 isometric space
 joint space
 justifying space
 lacunary space
 Lindelöf space
 loading space
 measurable space
 metacompact space
 metric space
 metrizable space
 Minkowski space
 Moore space
 namespace
 n space
 ndimensional space
 normal space
 normed linear space
 null space
 object space
 open half space
 orbit space
 orthogonal space
 outer space
 paracompact space
 Pauli spin space
 Peano space
 perfectly separable space
 perivitelline space
 phase space
 Polish space
 popliteal space
 pore space
 probability space
 problem space
 projective space
 quotient space
 reflexive Banach space
 regular space
 regular topological space
 Riemann space
 sample space
 separable space
 sequentially compact space
 shrinking space
 singlespace
 space age, Space Age
 space alien
 space attenuation
 space bar
 space biology
 space blanket
 spaceborne
 space cadet
 space capsule
 space centrode
 space charge
 space cloth
 space communication
 space cone
 space coordinate
 spacecraft
 space current
 space curve
 spaced
 space defence, space defense
 spacedout
 space environment
 space factor
 spacefaring
 space fixed reference
 space flight
 space frame
 spaceful
 space group
 space guidance
 space heater
 space hopper
 space junk
 space lattice
 spaceless
 spacelike
 spaceman
 space medicine
 space mission
 space motion
 space navigation
 space out
 space perception
 space permeability
 space polar coordinate
 spaceport
 space power system
 space probe
 space processing
 space quadrature
 space quantization
 spacer
 space race
 space reconnaissance
 space reddening
 space request
 space research
 space satellite
 space science
 spaceship
 space shuttle
 space sickness
 space simulator
 space station
 space suit
 space suppression
 space technology
 space tourism
 space velocity
 space walk
 spaceward
 space wave
 space weapon
 space weather
 space writer
 spacetime
 spacey
 spacious
 spin space
 state space
 strictly convex space
 subarachnoid space
 subspace
 sunspace
 suprasternal
 symmetric space
 T0 space
 T1 space
 T3 space
 T4 space
 tangent space
 tensor space
 threespace
 topological space
 total space
 triangulable space
 Tychonoff space
 uniform space
 unitary space
 vector space
 watch this space
 wavevector space
 weakly complete space
 white space, whitespace
 workspace
Verb
 To be separated to a distance.

 The cities are evenly spaced.

 To eject into outer space. Usually without a space suit.

 The captain spaced the traitors.
