Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, involving, or having the nature of space.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to space.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to space.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or relating to space; existing in or connected with space.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. pertaining to or involving or having the nature of space

Etymologies

From Latin spatium, space.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin spatium +‎ -al. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If you haven't heard of the term spatial data, do not worry.

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  • In general, the term spatial resolution is reserved to describe the number of pixels utilized in constructing and rendering a digital image.

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  • Such form is the expression of an obstacle to action which determines all our movements, and in which we discover those forms of the limitations of activity which we call spatial characters.

    Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge

  • Robert – yes, the UKMO builds weather forecasting and climate models from the same unified code base, so that the two types of model share a large amount of code; for example they use the same dynamical code, and much of the same physics, but differ when the big difference in spatial or temporal resolution demands a different way of computing stuff.

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  • They're likely to think about colour in spatial terms, rather than nominal terms, be able to picture a shade in their head even before mixing the paints they need to get that colour.

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  • One can trace the efforts to link life and geography—in the guise of what are called spatial automata—to a study by the great John von Neumann, who believed that biological organisms could be thought of as information-processing systems.

    SuperCooperators

  • By fknvty, February 25, 2010 @ 9: 17 pm be interested to see what all and sundry think of this little charmer. a senior lecturer no less, in spatial perception in artificial environments, has been published. point your search engines to peter lennox, “pecking order” (title of article) 4 feb 2010. courtesy of THE (times higher education) pz.v. p.s. expecting a sampled 45 rpm single to be released soon.

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  • The second set are more complex, and flow from the cumulative impact of the interaction of the individual reform packages on long-term spatial inequalities.

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  • Based on my limited knowledge of neurological differences between men and women, my guess is that the LSAT emphasizes skills where men tend to have a natural advantage, such as certain spatial tasks, and deemphasizes skills where women tend to have stronger ability, such as short-term memory.

    Closing the LSAT gender gap

  • Although appreciable interdecadal variability was found, significant long-term spatial patterns and temporal trends in freeze-up and breakup dates were identified for the period.

    River and lake ice in the Arctic

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