from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To type, print, or format (copy) without leaving a blank line between lines.
- intransitive v. To type, print, or format copy without leaving a blank line between lines.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To type (or format) text without leaving a blank line between each line of text
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And I agreed to give a speech, the first of my life, 19 single-space pages, to their group, "Americans for World Responsibility."
I set up a camera and I rehearse in front of the camera, especially for Dr. Cox on Scrubs, who has these long two-page, single-space rants.
In one state, Minnesota, 'Operation Ballot Security' issued a seven-page single-space private memorandum detailing a variety of methods for challenging voters at the polls, with instructions to discourage helpful judges in Democratic precincts, to cut off waiting lines in Democratic precincts but not in Republican precincts, and to encourage stalling in Democratic precincts while preventing stalling in Republican precincts.
"To ensure that the Pentagon did not reinterpret his decision, Mr. Obama dictated a six-page, single-space" terms sheet "explicitly laying out his troop order and its objectives," according to The New York Times.
Basically, this means to single-space it, justify the type, pick a bookface font -- Times or Georgia will work nicely -- change any underlined text to italics, and lay the margins and spacing out so the pages fit the format of the size book you want.
The District Department of Transportation is adding 1,150 solar-powered, single-space meters that accept credit cards.
The single-space meters are going to be installed in various parts of Northwest and Southwest Washington.
Alexandria City officials are poised to replace Old Town's more than 1,000 coin operated, single-space meters with 125 multi-space, credit card capable parking meters, The Washington Examiner reports.
I suspect that the reason single-space advocates tend to be so vehement about it is precisely because the single-spaced manuscript is NOT yet the norm.
Also, be prepared for an agent to ask to make the change before the manuscript is submitted to editors — and, if asked, do it cheerfully and without explaining at length why you originally embraced the single-space practice.
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