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- n. Used other than as an idiom: see free, space.
- n. vacuum; a space free of matter.
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Although Dwomor Keep was still well-populated, the departure of dozens of dragon-hunters had left the place with considerably more free space than when Tobas and Peren had last seen it, and as guests who might have actually won the right to marry princesses they rated significantly better accommodations.
Instead O’Donnell got his head and his feet off the floor and porpoised desperately six inches closer to Reacher and Dixon rolled back the other way and a precious foot of free space opened up between them.
There are plenty of 'em out there, but usually they confine themselves to making speeches nobody listens to, or taking up free space between entertainment programming on the newsfax. "
Patiently, Grayder explained, 'They were built to be launched in free space and to hit up forty thousand miles an hour.