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

  • n. The act of arranging with intervening spaces.
  • n. The result of so arranging.
  • n. A system of or allowance for intervals: the close spacing of the theater seats.
  • n. Spaces or a space, as in printed matter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of space.
  • n. The action of the verb space.
  • n. A way in which objects or people are separated by spaces.
  • n. The space between two objects or people.
  • adj. That inserts space between two objects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The making of spaces.
  • n. In art, mach., etc., the division of any surface into special parts.
  • n. A space thus made.
  • n. Spaces collectively.

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

  • n. the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
  • n. the time between occurrences of a repeating event


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  • Some independent experts, while critical overall, praise the administration for its role in spacing out the negative shocks from the record home repossessions taking place, lessening the chances of the economy suffering a fatal blow.

    Bailout Oversight Panel Slams Obama Administration Over Foreclosure Crisis

  • The spacing is weird, which makes the page hard to read; just search for my name.

    Odin's Day

  • And i notice the spacing is it reality like that or it became narrow if taken shot by a camera.

    Sofadesk by John Pawson’s

  • There's an obvious tradeoff involved in spacing the stops closer together or further apart: if you have to walk a little further to your stop, you will then have a quicker ride with less frequent stops; if the walk to your stop is shorter, you will then have a slower ride with more frequent stops.

    One thumb down on the new transit mall (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • "What is the harm in spacing out vaccines that contain aluminum?"

    Educational Materials About Vaccines for Parents and Others

  • I adjusted the word spacing so it is more legible now.

    Fonstruct now with spacing

  • Whoever this person is, they should immediately cease their study of Ma's thesis, which they are clearly not competent to do note that in the word spacing in the second pic they missed a minor obvious English error and Michael Richardson should immediately cease reporting on this.

    What 1000s of Errors? "Please Stop" v2.0

  • I'd be willing to pick up others on the chance that I would get the Right Alex Archer, or at least a Good Alex Archer, but if the font size/line spacing is indicative, I should be able to tell the good from the less good by simply skipping the ones printed in larger font.


  • It seems like you could avoid this by either increasing the frequency of buses (though with the other traffic, anything more than the current ~7 minute spacing is likely to result in clumps of buses rather than a steady flow) or by adding an express bus every so often to pick up passengers from the more active stops.

    The people on the bus are drunk « Dyepot, Teapot

  • * Does not look clean, and the spacing is exaggerated.

    Sentiment Analysis for Internet Explorer; Comparing to Firefox


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