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a short space of time
▪ They met and married within a short space of time.
ample room/space etc
▪ She found ample room for her things in the wardrobe.
breathing space
▪ This deal should give the company some extra breathing room before its loans are due.
cleared a space (=moved things so there was room)
▪ Dad cleared a space in the garage for Jim’s tools.
empty space
▪ an empty space behind the desk
evenly spaced
▪ rows of evenly spaced desks
exhibition space (=space where exhibitions can be held)
▪ The building provides 125,000 square metres of exhibition space in 12 halls.
▪ Numerous pictures fill every available space.
floor space (=a measure of how big a room or building is, based on the size of the floor)
▪ The shop has 33,000 square feet of floor space.
gallery space (=area for displaying art )
▪ She exhibited her work in the gallery space of the Institute of Art and Technology.
gazing into space (=looking straight in front, not at any particular person or thing)
▪ Patrick sat gazing into space.
invasion of...personal space
▪ She objected to this invasion of her personal space.
leave a space/gap etc
▪ Leave the next two lines blank for the tutor’s comments.
▪ Drivers should always leave room for cyclists.
living space (=the areas of a house you live in)
▪ The house has 3,600 square feet of living space.
open spaces
open spaces such as parks and gardens
outer space
▪ creatures from outer space from another planet
parking space/place/spot
▪ I couldn’t find a parking space near the shops.
personal space
▪ She objected to this invasion of her personal space.
shelf space
▪ the amount of shelf space available
space bar
space cadet
space capsule
space probe
space rocket
▪ a space rocket
space shuttle
space station
space tourist
space travel
▪ Large rockets are used for space travel and exploration.
spaced out
space/time is at a premium
▪ Foldaway furniture is the answer where space is at a premium.
stare into space (=look for a long time at nothing)
▪ Jo's always lying on the sofa staring into space.
storage space/capacity (=space etc for keeping things in)
▪ They moved to a house with lots of storage space.
take up space/room
▪ old books that were taking up space in the office
the space age (=since vehicles were able to travel in space)
the space programme (=for sending vehicles into space)
▪ He was involved in the Soviet space programme.
▪ If an interim order is made, what happens during the breathing space?
▪ At any rate, he now had a little breathing space.
▪ This creates a breathing space between inner clothes and the waterproof outer skin; important when only thermals are being worn underneath.
▪ This small breathing space had given her time to arrive at several important decisions.
▪ Fortunately the Tories have bought a breathing space in which to sort out their policies.
▪ Such a change can be positive, giving a breathing space and a chance not to become too fixed in outward images.
▪ Were they given this breathing space it would give them a chance to be less edgy about Olwyn.
▪ There is therefore plenty of breathing space for the teacher who wishes to use Streamline for a more personal approach.
▪ People spill back across the empty space of moonlight, and the dancers' faces merge with the crowd.
▪ With downsizing and consolidation all the rage, owners are left with empty spaces and few choices in reusing them.
▪ She saw an empty space on the walls and demanded to know where the picture was.
▪ The air of empty spaces still lingered around her.
▪ It is a closely-packed map with hardly a straight line or an empty space in it.
▪ When he left, she stared at the empty space on the wall where his rosary beads had been.
▪ There was just an empty space where my hatred had been.
▪ In Masekela Langage, men and women sit vacantly, staring out into empty space.
▪ Newsagents across the country had cleared extra floor space for the 60,000 additional copies of the paper.
▪ The extra space would be used for screenings and counseling services, and should be done by March.
▪ If there is no room to add any extra counter space try importing a free-standing butcher-block worktop or a trolley or cart.
▪ The extra space was to have been created when two floors of courtrooms were relocated to another new Civic Center building.
▪ Loft conversion Not all homes can be converted to make extra space - particularly modern homes with trussed rafters.
▪ Delete any extra spaces between the number and the comma. 11.
▪ Those who want extra space and luxury try our new seven berth Moody 346, joining flotilla or sailing independently.
▪ The tiny molecules of the salt fit into the spaces between the water molecules and do not take up extra space.
▪ Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow Obviously, companies don't make money by handing out free Web space.
▪ Admission is free, but space is limited.
▪ Above him the sky swam greyly, suffocating the moon; the edge of the roof sailed free in space.
▪ By so deftly invoking these and other contexts, Polanski opens up a free space.
▪ Safeway wants to build a £15m supermarket with 700 free parking spaces, an application rejected by Darlington Borough Council last year.
▪ Johnnie seemed mesmerized by a frigate bird set free in endless space.
▪ Indeed, many of the ISPs will offer you a sizeable amount of free Web space.
▪ The other sources of free Web space are the many providers of free email services.
▪ Fewer still would argue that people did not need green spaces within their communities.
▪ Other goals that were achieved included a vast increase in green space and a major expansion of the community college system.
▪ I believe that total green belt space has doubled since 1979.
▪ Distant trucks coming at us looked slow until they got parallel to us across the green space.
▪ The purpose of the surveys is to expose consensus and conflicts about popular values for green spaces close to the city.
▪ I liked the green spaces of Nam, too.
▪ We will encourage more parks, gardens and green spaces.
▪ The refinery's 175 hectares will be replaced by areas of parks and green spaces.
▪ Take your surroundings into account so small pictures don't get lost in large spaces and large pints aren't too dominant.
▪ This had required large spaces and much time, sometimes as long as six months.
▪ The realistic novelist's world is a roomy one, large in space and time.
▪ Holtz took him upstairs to see one of the large second-floor spaces that had once been used for wedding receptions.
▪ Downing Square became a large open space, with the street reduced to a short approach road from Whitehall.
▪ He rented a large space and hired several assistants.
▪ He favours large spaces neutralised by white walls and is converting the gallery's ramp into a tunnel.
▪ Asteroids, on the other hand, spread their collisional debris over the incomparably larger space of their orbit about the Sun.
▪ Second, it may need to make itself distinct from other species with which it shares its living space.
▪ Their works tended to be small-scale, mostly because they worked in cramped living spaces with scarce materials.
▪ The living space is excellent with plenty of height and room inside.
▪ Our clothes, living space and total environment all separated us from the outer world.
▪ It was believed that this area offered more opportunities for conversion into convenient living space.
▪ The new maisonettes have turned out to be the most unusual and attractive living spaces.
▪ An island unit provides worksurface space and divides the cooking area from the living space.
▪ Tokyo residents have to commute huge distances because building restrictions limit the living space available in the capital.
▪ Alongside the Manchester Ship Canal there were open spaces suitable for large modern factories using imported raw materials.
▪ The Apache used to call this the land of open spaces, little water, and many deer.
▪ Expansion of population was often solved by sub-division of plots and infilling of open spaces, particularly markets.
▪ It looked a lot like Dayton, Ohio, more open spaces than Dayton has.
▪ Here there is a great deal of open space, no longer necessary for agriculture, and Cambridgeshire County Council was in favour.
▪ The National Park Service will retain control of open spaces.
▪ Conservationists believe that it will protect hundreds of thousands of acres of informal open space.
▪ He ducked and spun to his left and sought the wide open spaces all the way to the end zone.
▪ The streets and public spaces had to be seen to be safe, from both criminals and demonstrates.
▪ Auburn Street from the assertive Lampoon Building in Cambridge, is the very model of a modern minor public space.
▪ Must see it for myself in a public space.
▪ He switched on the light, opened the door, and went into the dim public space.
▪ In their opening up of public space, Baroque planners organized vast vistas in order to highlight central monumental features.
▪ But in so doing they in effect abandoned these public spaces to criminals.
▪ It is, for example, a public space and yet a private one too, as an extension of the adjacent buildings.
▪ Television converts the courts into public space.
▪ Life, for the short space of a few weeks, was better than she had ever known it.
▪ In such a short space of time, he had plunged from the pinnacle of success to the depths of defeat.
▪ It is of course an impossible task to examine the record of Marxism in such a short space as I have available.
▪ That was an extraordinarily fine achievement in such a short space of time.
▪ But dentists in the NorthEast said the delay had only given the profession a short breathing space.
▪ I had to find out a lot of things about you in a short space of time.
▪ The problem was more one of having to absorb a vast amount of information in a short space of time.
▪ The problem is getting the material under control in order to reach ambitious learning goals in a short space of time.
▪ The basement includes a 400-seat theatre, a smaller multi-use performance space and a conservation studio.
▪ Eventually that contest was supplanted by a wonderfully violent game played in the same small space, but with a beach ball.
▪ Despite the fact that it was October and cool in the mountains, the heat in the small space was stifling.
▪ She would hide in small spaces, such as cupboards or ovens.
▪ This small breathing space had given her time to arrive at several important decisions.
▪ When there was nowhere to go in that infernally small space, one could always swivel in the other direction.
▪ We will be living together in a very small space.
▪ She moved in years ago, bumping her trunk and cursing softly as she struggled to fit everything into that small space.
▪ An urban lad, such wide open spaces made him feel exposed and uncomfortable.
▪ One of his top front teeth is missing, and there are wide spaces between the others.
▪ Next came a wider central space with a single box on one side only.
▪ They were certainly the first means of crossing wide open spaces that are still vast and untamed, even today.
▪ The emptiness of the deep can become the deserts and wide open spaces.
▪ He ducked and spun to his left and sought the wide open spaces all the way to the end zone.
▪ It has a wide space between it and the tiny, second dorsal fin.
▪ Through a wide space in the planks he could see the ground below.
▪ Current pay levels are already below those offered by other space agencies.
▪ The space agency is using a phased approach.
▪ In early July, the space agency will select one of the companies as its industrial partner for the X-33.
▪ Despite serious technical obstacles, space agency officials are considering whether to launch a Jupiter space probe powered entirely by sunlight.
▪ The space agency would have preferred to talk instead about its plans to explore Mars.
▪ The space agency linked the problem to repairs made earlier that required the nozzles to be removed and replaced.
▪ The space agency has decided to delay start of construction of the controversial project for as much as 11 months.
▪ The space agency and its contractor switched supplies to comply with environmental regulations.
▪ However, it may sometimes be necessary to move one or other to a different device due to disk space limitations.
▪ Because each film will take up a tremendous amount of computer disk space, only one will be available at a time.
▪ What's more, with email everything you send and receive can be filed in a relatively small amount of disk space.
▪ Additional disk space is a dollar or two per megabyte per month, depending on total amount.
▪ Hard disk space required: 318k Registration brings: peace of mind!
▪ Windows software is required, along with 12 megabytes of memory and 10 megabytes of disk space.
▪ System requirements Browsers consume a lot of disk space, especially the full installations of Internet Explorer with all the added accessories.
▪ Multimedia titles, digital photography and other things your kids get into will eat up hard disk space.
▪ The museum's collection is vast, for it covers everything from windmills to space exploration.
▪ Making that decision, alas, is an imperfect art, upon which the future of space exploration has long rested.
▪ The visits are intended to facilitate cooperation between the two former Cold War rivals in future space exploration activities.
▪ He became irregular in his sobriety and would launch into disconnected, hortatory speeches about such matters as space exploration.
▪ The air bag landing scheme, designed to save money, had never been used in space exploration.
▪ By joining with Strawberries, Bloomberg said he gets four times the floor space for roughly the same occupancy costs.
▪ The firm is also doubling its floor space as of June 15 when it adds adjacent offices in Marlborough to its plot.
▪ How did mall stores battle back, saddled with higher rents, less floor space and lower volume than their competitors?
▪ Screen: Arranging furniture inside, altering shape of usable floor space.
▪ Dancers say tension between ballroom and line dancers who compete for dance floor space has existed for years.
▪ The algae tanks were stacked so they took less than 8 square metres floor space.
▪ Avoid monstrous gowns that take up more than your share of floor space.
▪ The opportunity has also been taken to add office space on the ground floor by converting the arcade.
▪ The company also plans to triple its office space next month in a move from Sunnyvale to Palo Alto.
▪ Two buildings have four storeys devoted to office space and one underground level for parking.
▪ In fact, this is one of the few markets in South Florida with plentiful contiguous office space available.
▪ So far, a third of the office space in the first phase of eight buildings has been booked.
▪ In October, Disney agreed to lease 140, 000 square feet of office space in the complex.
▪ This grid-like effect is echoed elsewhere in the scheme - for example the beech-wood frames surrounded the cellular office spaces.
▪ The majority of the Hughes assets are office space, Deering said.
▪ Fights erupted outside supermarkets as shoppers battled for parking spaces in desperate efforts to stock up with canned goods.
▪ I pull briskly into our room parking space.
▪ In addition to a ramp for wheelchairs, more disabled parking spaces are being provided.
▪ Safeway wants to build a £15m supermarket with 700 free parking spaces, an application rejected by Darlington Borough Council last year.
▪ He backed her out of the parking space, then drove towards the automatic garage doors.
▪ I even found a legal parking space.
▪ In Stuart Street I had a choice of parking spaces outside No. 9.
▪ The driver sought out the agreed parking space which was as far away as possible from the canteen and shop complex.
▪ Not much compared with a redundant commercial package wasting shelf space.
▪ The spice war between Burns Philp and McCormick created a costly bidding war for shelf space that hurt both companies.
▪ Like-for-like growth, which excludes the effects of new shelf space, hit 3.1 percent in the second half.
▪ The idea was to capture the shelf space, lower prices, gain customers and then slowly ratchet prices back up.
▪ His collected works, he said, probably fill four foot ten of shelf space.
▪ By 1993, it consisted of 202 volumes and 131, 803 pages, taking up nineteen linear feet of shelf space.
▪ Many obsolescence measures have been derived to assist librarians in calculating shelf space allocation for journals.
▪ The closings reduced shelf space, which hurt record labels.
▪ K: There is no storage space anywhere.
▪ Her theory is that a proliferation of culinary gadgets is putting pressure on kitchen storage space.
▪ This will mean that the data requires more direct access storage space than a sequential file.
▪ The place metamorphosed into storage space.
▪ If storage space and seating are both at a premium, try building in boxes around the perimeter of the room.
▪ These frequently stand vacant but provide an anchorage and storage space.
▪ They effectively mark the bottom of the storage space for water in the Earth's crust.
▪ It would be lost in obscurity, perhaps still being used as unofficial storage space by its neighboring furniture gallery.
▪ Many argue that the biological effects of lengthy space travel are the biggest imponderable.
▪ Large rockets are used for space travel and exploration.
▪ There is no doubt that the inhabitants once possessed space travel.
▪ This would be the ideal method of long-distance space travel mentioned earlier.
▪ At first, this form of space travel seemed possible.
▪ Who predicted space travel and submarines years before they became a reality!
▪ He says his new craft would revolutionise space travel.
▪ This obviously raises great possibilities for space travel.
▪ This allows good use of space, but high winds compress the sides.
▪ Remember, the review of literature section allows plenty of space for discussing the many facets of the problem and related research.
▪ But she was allowed no space to think about it.
▪ New approaches and a change of mood have allowed public spaces to be reclaimed, even at night.
▪ The stairway was supported by four oak posts, allowing usable open space.
▪ They allow economy of space, creating air rights over a surface.
▪ In the past secret agreements allowed for breathing space, which by virtue of that very secrecy was only temporary.
▪ What would I become if I allowed them their space?
▪ Involuntarily she found herself going out on to the balcony for air, rather than clearing a space to sit.
▪ They used to clear out space next to the M System store and people would come from all around.
▪ Nanny Ogg had already cleared a space on the table for the green ball.
▪ He eats most of his meals in the room, clearing a space on the desk, reading as he eats.
▪ The first thing Louis did when he reached Aachen was to clear himself some political space.
▪ When he returned she had cleared a space in the kitchen, had coffee ready.
▪ Newsagents across the country had cleared extra floor space for the 60,000 additional copies of the paper.
▪ Megaliths were smashed to make gate-posts or road-stone, blown up or pushed aside to clear space for the plough.
▪ As you said, it's creating a space for discussing topics that really preoccupy people.
▪ Again and again I heard how hard it was to create sufficient private space and distance from the child.
▪ A special feature is a cantilevered bay window which is designed to create more space and to give plenty of natural light.
▪ By holding off on both at least until next year, Clerides has created some diplomatic breathing space.
▪ His remedy was to divide the garden with a wicker arch into two sections, to create an illusion of space.
▪ He tends to create images of empty spaces, of objects in isolation.
▪ But Horn had the sound, the remarkable ability to create epic spaces in ordinary songs.
▪ The anchors create an air space so the posts are not in contact with the footing.
▪ Blood fills the space and clots, capillaries grow into the clot and form granulation tissue.
▪ But a columnist will do anything to fill the space, though not without company.
▪ Incidentally, direct a little light down behind the speaker: it fills the space behind him and makes him more three-dimensional.
▪ Life has filled a space in the grove with wood reaching higher than I can.
▪ The continents sit on shifting plates that form the outer crust of the Earth; and the oceans fill the spaces in between.
▪ If Virginia Street seemed to stretch the material to fill the space, this second play seems to cram it in.
▪ And there are, of course, numerous ideas and people able to fill that space.
▪ Why fill up the space any sooner than necessary?
▪ It gave an illusion of space and space meant freedom.
▪ What to do? Give them space and time.
▪ Imelda Marcos gave Christina Ford space in her tent.
▪ It was as if the small restaurant suddenly gave him all the space he needed.
▪ It is important for carers to give themselves some space, too.
▪ Some wanted campsites on the coast, but were given spaces inland instead.
▪ Swift himself gives some space to describing wedding festivities, though the bitter revelation is expected shortly.
▪ Saville was given a lot of space and had a field day.
▪ If no additions are expected, ii is not necessary to leave space for that purpose.
▪ This moves both the right and left margins in five spaces at a time.
▪ It's hard to see how to begin with enough reality to generate action while leaving space for genuine doubt.
▪ That leaves a wide-open space for new filmmakers to make more personal, humanistic cinema.
▪ Pressure of time, leaving no space for relaxation and contemplation.
▪ That means you have to leave space.
▪ Since most tables are also used for dumping, leave space so that the arrangements aren't continually being disturbed.
▪ With downsizing and consolidation all the rage, owners are left with empty spaces and few choices in reusing them.
▪ You will need a pleat and space at each end of the heading for balance.
▪ People do need solution space in which to learn new ways of doing things.
▪ This juvenile Emperor Angel needs growing space and perfect water conditions.
▪ We needed the added space for the contract work we do.
▪ Active fish need more space, and produce more waste for your filter to deal with.
▪ Just as men need space too.
▪ Hornbills are big and demanding birds that need plenty of space, which is something most zoos don't have.
▪ Women are not only the embodiment of heavenly qualities but can also aspire t find and occupy a heavenly space.
▪ These files not only occupy space, but also may wind up causing conflicts with other programs down the line.
▪ Although it occupies much space, it is very tiny.
▪ Formerly, it occupied a smaller space a few blocks south on Spring Street.
▪ Inside there were some long wooden huts which occupied almost all the space.
▪ He also will begin work on the unit he plans to occupy and on ground-floor spaces.
▪ Four semi-roundels occupy the spaces between the arms of the saltire.
▪ As we used to say, and sometimes still do, she occupied her space.
▪ You need permission to build parking space for a commercial vehicle.
▪ Traffic was fine through the tunnel, but it still took me a while to get a parking space.
▪ Meanwhile residents of Judenplatz complained that the construction would reduce parking space and affect business.
▪ The idea is to reserve the precious parking spaces that car owners spend hours digging out of the snow.
▪ The town centre is closed to traffic, but there is plenty of parking space just outside the walls.
▪ Strassner said that could be considered if the overall number of parking spaces were reduced and no public money used.
▪ There are plans for over 2,750 free parking spaces, whilst the prospects for public transport look less promising.
▪ I informed Withers I would be needing my old parking space.
▪ Or you could line the walls with bookshelves from waist-level, with cupboards underneath to provide storage and serving space.
▪ You have to find creative ways of providing the illusion of space in a price tag that more people can afford.
▪ Local education authorities will contribute through staffing and clerical costs they may also provide office space and equipment, etc.
▪ Osaka has already set the example, to provide space for the heavy industries attracted there by the huge reservoir of labour.
▪ The institutional wards provided much more space than houses, but this space was often shared with large numbers of people.
▪ Some provide space for respondents to write in their specific races.
▪ Parks provide space for a whole range of events, from steam rallies to horse shows.
▪ Brownie albums were provided, with spaces ready prepared for slotting in a sequence of the snapshots.
▪ Instead of tracing the pages with his finger as he usually did, he was staring vacantly into space.
▪ Mrs James caught me staring into space twice even though the girl sitting next to me had nudged me in time.
▪ In his study, Bernard Quex stared into space, pen motionless over his notepad.
▪ When he left, she stared at the empty space on the wall where his rosary beads had been.
▪ Chopra stared at the space station, trying to pick up the memories of a past age.
▪ Robyn sat staring into space, her mind numb with shock and disbelief, total agonising disbelief.
▪ Sometimes she sits in a lounge chair on the back porch and stares off into space.
▪ But will she be second on goal difference above Masham Reserves? Watch this space.
▪ Seven-year-old Amy Collard captured the spirit of many who watched the space shuttle Challenger disintegrate in the Florida sky.
▪ Currently undergoing a major expansion - watch this space for developments.
▪ So watch this space, as they say.
▪ Row defused? Watch this space.
▪ Only time will tell, but it's looking good - watch this space for further details!
▪ We very much hope to have the new materials ready before the end of 1991 - watch this space!
▪ Coming up in the next issue - details of our latest recruit - Watch this space!
a waste of space
▪ Biological media is totally unnecessary and a waste of space.
▪ It is a waste of space.
acres of space/room
money/time/space etc to play with
▪ He had time for his garden, time to talk to his Stratford friends, time to play with his granddaughter Elizabeth.
▪ Lennie knows he hasn't any time to play with if Boro are to stay in the big time.
▪ Then it's time to play with the topper dinghies!
watch this space
▪ As they say elsewhere ... watch this space.
▪ Currently undergoing a major expansion - watch this space for developments.
▪ Only time will tell, but it's looking good - watch this space for further details!
▪ So watch this space, as they say.
▪ Thanks for comin' everyone - and for the next big event watch this space!!.
▪ We very much hope to have the new materials ready before the end of 1991 - watch this space!
▪ We will indeed be publishing a picture of Goran in our Sweetspot section in a future issue so ... watch this space.
space exploration
▪ a parking space
▪ Be sure to put two spaces between sentences.
▪ Could you find me a space to store these boxes in?
▪ Do you want me to go home and give you some space?
▪ I couldn't find an empty space in the car park.
▪ I wish we had more space in our office.
▪ In Judaism, God is not restricted by time and space.
▪ London's parks and open spaces
▪ Now calculate the exact position in space where the two lines meet.
▪ Our apartment is small, and doesn't have much storage space.
▪ Plant cells contain liquid in spaces called vacuoles.
▪ Tens of thousands of acres of farmland are swallowed up each year by developers seeking living space for the city's fast-growing population.
▪ The space between the old building and the Morgan mansion has been converted into a marble-paved court, with plantings and a fountain.
▪ The cat was in the space between the refrigerator and the wall.
▪ The children hid in the space between the wall and the sofa.
▪ The city would be unbearable in the summer without its green spaces.
▪ The story got very little space in the major newspapers.
▪ The students were told to fill in the empty spaces with suitable adjectives.
▪ the wide open spaces of the American West
▪ Because each film will take up a tremendous amount of computer disk space, only one will be available at a time.
▪ Circulation space for vehicles should be reduced in favour of pedestrians and cyclists, with public transport benefiting from this and other favourable measures.
▪ For this, it had to be given lungs, in the shape of open spaces, squares, parks and gardens.
▪ Inspectors may have to climb ladders or many flights of stairs, or may have to crawl around in tight spaces.
▪ It's a good idea if you can organise a space for each cat to call its own.
▪ Most strikingly, the Daily Mirror almost halved its public-affairs coverage as a proportion of space in 1937 compared with 1927.
▪ The air of empty spaces still lingered around her.
▪ The new Computer Desk looks like a big, traditional desk yet features concealing spaces for electronic components.
▪ The remaining half circle is then divided up by marking 180 equally spaced dashes along the circumference of the semicircle.
▪ Make sure all four struts are equally spaced around circle.
▪ For the anharmonic oscillator, then, the vibrational energy levels associated with a particular vibration are not equally spaced.
▪ Such regular joint patterns appear to develop when the centres of contraction are evenly spaced.
▪ The windows were clean, the bed was neatly made and his four chairs were set evenly spaced around the table.
▪ It has 13 rounds evenly spaced, with two races in most months from April to September.
▪ Press Y to select evenly spaced columns.
▪ Now it is giving those of us on earth that spaced out feeling.
▪ Others appeared to be more spaced out on the page.
▪ Paperhouse are pretty spaced out too!
▪ You know-we had Bilbo Baggins's parking space out here for years, until recently.
▪ Horowitz had spoken quietly, the words spaced out.
▪ But I was too spaced out.
▪ Instead, males tend to be spaced out in territories, and they attract females to them by calling.
▪ The pleats can be spaced out if preferred, needing approximately two and a half times fullness.
▪ But it also gives them space to express themselves.
a waste of space
▪ Biological media is totally unnecessary and a waste of space.
▪ It is a waste of space.
acres of space/room
▪ evenly spaced bulbs on the tunnel's inside walls
▪ The three injections are spaced several months apart.
▪ He saw no fire suppression, but scant brush and ample spacing of pines where wildfires regularly moved through the forests.
▪ Particularly suitable for a woman who is spacing her pregnancies or who has completed her family, and for older women.
▪ Several low rise hotels, backed by quiet citrus groves, are spaced around the half mile bay.
▪ The pleats can be spaced out if preferred, needing approximately two and a half times fullness.
▪ The pockets in the perfect grey limestone became smaller and more spaced, the footholds doubtful, sloping smears.
▪ These ideal launch times are naturally spaced about 25. 6 months apart in time.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Space \Space\ (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. Expatiate.]

  1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.

    Pure space is capable neither of resistance nor motion.

  2. Place, having more or less extension; room.

    They gave him chase, and hunted him as hare; Long had he no space to dwell [in].
    --R. of Brunne.

    While I have time and space.

  3. A quantity or portion of extension; distance from one thing to another; an interval between any two or more objects; as, the space between two stars or two hills; the sound was heard for the space of a mile.

    Put a space betwixt drove and drove.
    --Gen. xxxii. 16.

  4. Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time. ``Grace God gave him here, this land to keep long space.''
    --R. of brunne.

    Nine times the space that measures day and night.

    God may defer his judgments for a time, and give a people a longer space of repentance.

  5. A short time; a while. [R.] ``To stay your deadly strife a space.''

  6. Walk; track; path; course. [Obs.]

    This ilke [same] monk let old things pace, And held after the new world the space.

  7. (Print.)

    1. A small piece of metal cast lower than a face type, so as not to receive the ink in printing, -- used to separate words or letters.

    2. The distance or interval between words or letters in the lines, or between lines, as in books, on a computer screen, etc.

      Note: Spaces are of different thicknesses to enable the compositor to arrange the words at equal distances from each other in the same line.

  8. (Mus.) One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff.

  9. that portion of the universe outside the earth or its atmosphere; -- called also outer space.

    Absolute space, Euclidian space, etc. See under Absolute, Euclidian, etc.

    deep space, the part of outer space which is beyond the limits of the solar system.

    Space line (Print.), a thin piece of metal used by printers to open the lines of type to a regular distance from each other, and for other purposes; a lead.

    Space rule (Print.), a fine, thin, short metal rule of the same height as the type, used in printing short lines in tabular matter.


Space \Space\, v. i. [Cf. OF. espacier, L. spatiari. See Space, n.] To walk; to rove; to roam. [Obs.]

And loved in forests wild to space.


Space \Space\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spaced; p. pr. & vb. n. Spacong.] [Cf. F. espacer. See Space, n.] (Print.) To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, "extent or area; room" (to do something), a shortening of Old French espace "period of time, distance, interval" (12c.), from Latin spatium "room, area, distance, stretch of time," of unknown origin (also source of Spanish espacio, Italian spazio).\n

\nFrom early 14c. as "a place," also "amount or extent of time." From mid-14c. as "distance, interval of space;" from late 14c. as "ground, land, territory; extension in three dimensions; distance between two or more points." From early 15c. as "size, bulk," also "an assigned position." Typographical sense is attested from 1670s (typewriter space-bar is from 1876, earlier space-key, 1860).\n

\nAstronomical sense of "stellar depths" apparently is first recorded 1667 in "Paradise Lost," common from 1890s. Space age is attested from 1946. Many compounds first appeared in science fiction and speculative writing, such as spaceship (1894, "A Journey in Other Worlds," John Jacob Astor); spacecraft (1928, "Popular Science"); space travel (1931); space station (1936, "Rockets Through Space"); spaceman (1942, "Thrilling Wonder Stories"). Space race attested from 1959. Space shuttle attested by 1970.\n\nSpace isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards.

[Sir Fred Hoyle, "London Observer," 1979]


1540s, "to make of a certain extent;" 1680s in typography; 1703 as "to arrange at set intervals," from space (n.). Meaning "to be in a state of drug-induced euphoria" is recorded from 1968. Space cadet "eccentric person disconnected with reality" (often implying an intimacy with hallucinogenic drugs) is a 1960s phrase, probably traceable to 1950s U.S. sci-fi television program "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet," which was watched by many children who dreamed of growing up to be one and succeeded. Related: Spaced; spacing.


c.1600, from space (n.). Meaning "having to do with outer space" is from 1894.


n. 1 (lb en heading) ''Of time.'' 2 #(lb en now rare archaic) free time; leisure, opportunity. (from 14thc.) 3 #A specific (specified) period of time. (from 14thc.) vb. 1 (context obsolete intransitive English) To roam, walk, wander. 2 (context transitive English) To set some distance apart. 3 To insert or utilise spaces in a written text. 4 (context transitive English) To eject into outer space, usually without a space suit.


v. place at intervals; "Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"

  1. n. the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"

  2. 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"

  3. an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"

  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" [syn: blank]

  5. the interval between two times; "the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes" [syn: distance]

  6. a blank area; "write your name in the space provided" [syn: blank space, place]

  7. one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff; "the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"

  8. (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words [syn: quad]

Space (French band)

Space, formally Didier Marouani & Space, are a French electronic music band from the city of Marseille active from 1977 through 1980 and returning with on-stage remake performances since 1992. They are considered one of the most notable artists of the short-lived space disco music scene, and early pioneers of notable post-disco subgenres of electronica.

Space (TV channel)
For the unrelated Latin American channel of the same name, see Space (Latin American TV channel).

Space is a Canadian Category A specialty channel owned and operated by Bell Media. It features science fiction, fantasy, horror and paranormal programming including scripted television series, films, documentaries and more. The network's original slogan was The Imagination Station, still sometimes used informally by fans.

Space (punctuation)

In writing, a space ( ) is a blank area that separates words, sentences, and other written or printed glyphs (characters). Conventions for spacing vary among languages, and in some languages the spacing rules are complex.

In the Classical antiquity, Latin was written with interpuncts (centred dots) to separate works, but that practice was abandoned around 200 CE in favour of scriptio continua, with no spacing between words. Starting around 600–800 CE, blank spaces separated words. That practice carried over to all languages that use the Latin alphabet, including English and most other Western European languages.

Typesetting uses spaces of varying length for specific purposes. The typewriter, on the other hand, can accommodate only a limited number of keys. Most typewriters have only one width of space, obtained by pressing the space bar. Following widespread acceptance of the typewriter, some spacing and other typewriter conventions, which were based on the typewriter's mechanical limitations, have influenced professional typography other designers of printed works.

Computer representation of text eliminates all mechanical and physical limitations. Spaces of various widths, styles, or language characteristics (different space characters) are indicated with unique code points. Whitespace characters include spaces of various width, including all those that professional typesetters employ.

Space (English band)

Space are an English indie band from Liverpool, who came to prominence in the mid-1990s with hit singles such as " Female of the Species", " Me and You Versus the World", " Neighbourhood", " Avenging Angels" and " The Ballad of Tom Jones". They worked with both Tom Jones in 1999 and Cerys Matthews a year earlier. The band had formed in 1993 and released three studio albums, plus a number of charting singles, before eventually disbanding in 2005. In 2011, two years after the death of original drummer Andy Parle, the band announced they would reunite with Tommy Scott, Jamie Murphy and Franny Griffiths returning alongside three new members, crowd-funding their first album in a decade, Attack of the Mutant 50ft Kebab. A follow-up album is due late-2016.

The melodic core of Space's sound was inspired by 1960s guitar groups such as The Kinks and The Who, which got them tagged as part of the Britpop scene. However, their imaginative, pioneering usage of electronic instruments and sampling drew mostly from post-punk, ska, hip hop and vintage film soundtracks. Each member of the group had wildly different tastes in music, which they often brought to the fore of their work. The band were also known for their delibaretely over-the-top, dark humoured lyrics, which frequently dealt with topics such as serial killers, failed relationships, social outcasts, and mental illness.

Space (Jimmy Cauty album)

Space is a 1990 ambient house concept album by Jimmy Cauty under the alias Space. Originally intended to be The Orb's debut album, Space was refactored for release as a solo album following Cauty's departure from that group. Space was independently released on KLF Communications, the record label formed to distribute the work of Cauty's other project, The KLF.

Space (disambiguation)

Space is a multi-dimensional framework in which we can sense direction and quantify distances between objects or points.

Space, SPACE, spacing or the space may also refer to:

Space (Bleach album)

Space is an album by Bleach. It was released in 1996 under Forefront Records. This was Bleach's first studio album.

Space (commercial competition)

Space is a contextual noun used to partially describe the abstract competitive set of a subject or subjects. The members of the space are almost always companies who supply services to customers. The important attributes of that particular space are defined by context and by the adjectives applied to it.

Space (documentary)

Space'' (Hyperspace'' in the United States) is a 2001 BBC documentary which ran for six episodes covering a number of topics in relation to outer space. The series is hosted and narrated by actor Sam Neill.

Space (Ibiza nightclub)
For the Miami nightclub, see Club Space

Space (, , ) is a nightclub on the island of Ibiza, Spain, owned by STANCA. It was awarded "Best Global Club" at the International Dance Music Awards in 2005, 2006, 2012, and again in 2013. Space is located in Playa d'en Bossa on the outskirts of Ibiza Town, close to the airport.

Space (novel)

Space is a novel by James A. Michener published in 1982. It is a fictionalized history of the United States space program, with a particular emphasis on manned spaceflight.

Michener writes in a semi-documentary style. The topics explored in the novel include naval warfare in the Pacific, air combat in the Korean War (something Michener had already explored in The Bridges at Toko-Ri), test pilot life at ' Pax River', astronaut selection and training, the role of the media in promoting the space program as a national achievement, and the development of the Gemini and Apollo spacecraft, the rise of the military-industrial complex and the evolution of NACA into NASA.

Space (Prince song)

"Space" is a song by American musician Prince from his 1994 album Come. The B-side of the single is actually the album track. The A-side is the Universal Love Radio Remix of "Space", with completely new lyrics.

In the album version of "Space" Prince sings about being obsessed with a lover and wanting to take their love higher comparing to the likes of space whereas the Universal Love Remix features a rap from Prince at the end which is lyrically similar to his smash hit " When Doves Cry" with a new bridge saying "All the pain that a human has to go through, in a planet that's so bitter and cold / Universal love awaits you, baby all you got to say is that you really, really, really wanna go / And we're outta here".

Space (mathematics)

In mathematics, a space is a set (sometimes called a universe) with some added structure.

Mathematical spaces often form a hierarchy, i.e., one space may inherit all the characteristics of a parent space. For instance, all inner product spaces are also normed vector spaces, because the inner product induces a norm on the inner product space such that:

$$\left\| x \right\| = \sqrt{\langle x, x\rangle} ,$$

where the norm is indicated by enclosing in double vertical lines, and the inner product is indicated enclosing in by angle brackets.

Modern mathematics treats "space" quite differently compared to classical mathematics.

Space (The X-Files)

"Space" is the ninth episode of the first season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files. It premiered on the Fox network on November 12, 1993. It was written by series creator Chris Carter, directed by William Graham, and featured guest appearances by Ed Lauter and Susanna Thompson. The episode is a "Monster-of-the-Week" story, unconnected to the series' wider mythology. "Space" earned a Nielsen household rating of 6.5, being watched by 6.1 million households in its initial broadcast, and received negative reviews from critics.

The show centers on FBI special agents Fox Mulder ( David Duchovny) and Dana Scully ( Gillian Anderson) who work on cases linked to the paranormal, called X-Files. When investigating possible sabotage in NASA's shuttle program, Mulder and Scully find that an astronaut who had been Mulder's childhood hero may be possessed by an extraterrestrial spirit.

Series creator Chris Carter was inspired to write "Space" after reading about news of the "face on Mars"—an instance of pareidolia wherein a mound in the Cydonia region of Mars was taken to resemble a human face. The episode was conceived as a low-budget bottle episode, due to several earlier episodes having exceeded their budgets. Although the episode made use of a significant amount of inexpensive stock footage from NASA, the construction of the command center set was subject to cost overruns, eventually leading the episode to become the most expensive of the first season.

Space (miniseries)

Space is a television mini-series created by CBS in 1985 that starred James Garner as Sen. Norman Grant. It is based on a novel of the same name by James A. Michener published in 1982. The program is also called James A. Michener's Space. Like the novel, the mini-series is a fictionalised history of the United States space program.

"Space" won an Emmy Award, for film sound mixing. It originally aired from April 14 through 18, 1985, and consisted of five parts running a total of 13 hours. In subsequent showings, it was cut to nine hours.

Space (Latin American TV channel)

Space is an Argentine cable television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System and Time Warner. It airs movies, series, and television shows. It is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It has also an HD version.

It is broadcast in most countries of Latin America under several cable television companies.

Space (Modern Jazz Quartet album)

Space is an album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in 1969 and released on the Apple label.

Space (George Benson album)

Space is a compilation album by George Benson released in 1978 on CTI Records. It features his rendition of Sam & Dave's " Hold On, I'm Coming" recorded during the Good King Bad sessions as well as some additional songs from his Carnegie Hall performance.

Space (1965 film)

Space ( 1965) is an underground film directed by Andy Warhol, written by Ronald Tavel, and starring Edie Sedgwick, Gino Piserchio, Dorothy Dean, Ed Hennessey, singer-songwriter Eric Andersen, and Norman Levine. Unlike many of Warhol's other films made at The Factory, this film involved a moving camera, moving around the actors as they stood still.

Space (series)

Space is a text-based role-playing video game franchise for the Apple II that was originally designed by Steven Pederson and Sherwin Steffin of Edu-Ware Services, and then expanded upon in a sequel by David Mullich, in 1979. These games were notable for not only being one of the first science fiction RPG's to appear on personal computers, but also for providing a level of realism not found in other games of the time.

Players begin by creating characters to play in a futuristic interstellar society and then enrolling them in one of the military services: Navy, Army, Scouts, Merchant Marines, and other Services. While in the service, players choose their character's training, provided they qualify for it. Depending upon characters' physical and mental abilities, they may learn such skills as brawling, bribery, swordsmanship, computers, interstellar navigation, spaceship piloting, and so on. Through training and study, characters can also increase their base physical and mental abilities.

Characters have a choice to leave the service after every four years of enlistment, provided that they have not been killed or suffered serious injury. After retiring from the service, characters can engage in one of the scenarios that are included with each version of the game. Scenarios can increase a character's wealth or grant possessions, but with the exception of the Psychodelia scenario in Space II, they cannot voluntarily alter a character's abilities. However, most character traits degrade over time as the character ages during gameplay. If a character dies during any of the scenarios, the text file defining the character is immediately erased from the game disk.

The game system was based upon the Traveller role-playing-game, created by Game Designers Workshop, which sued Edu-Ware for copyright infringement in 1982. In an out-of-court settlement, both Space and Space II were removed from the market.

SPACE (studios)

SPACE, founded by Bridget Riley and Peter Sedgley in 1968, is the oldest continuously operating artist studio organisation in London. In addition to providing studios to artists across the city, SPACE operates a recognised exhibition programme, international residencies and a community-facing learning and participation platform.

SPACE’s founding in 1968, with temporary studios in St Katharine Docks, initiated an efflorescence of artist studio complexes in East End boroughs over four decades, which included Acme Studios, Chisenhale Studios, Delfina Studios and many others. SPACE has also had studio buildings in Camden, Deptford, Barking, Soho, and Islington. The concentration of artists that these studio complexes brought to the East End laid the groundwork for the area’s cultural profile which led, from the 1990s onwards, to its claim of having the largest concentration of artists in Europe.

SPACE is a registered charity supported by the Arts Council England which runs a variety of education projects and provides studios for over 700 artists at 17 sites across London.

Space (The Arrogant Worms album)

Space, stylized as SPACE, is the fourteenth album by the Canadian comedy music group, The Arrogant Worms. It was released in March 2014.

Space (EP)

Space is the second EP by American metalcore band The Devil Wears Prada. The album was released on August 21, 2015 through Rise Records. It is the group's first release without guitarist Chris Rubey. It is also the band's second conceptual release, after the release of their concept EP Zombie EP, in which they embarked on a five-year anniversary tour earlier in 2015. This is the last release by The Devil Wears Prada to feature original drummer Daniel Williams after he departed with the band in July 2016.

Space (architecture)

Space is one of the elements of design of architecture, as space is continuously studied for its usage. Architectural designs are created by carving space out of space, creating space out of space, and designing spaces by dividing this space using various tools, such as geometry, colours, and shapes.

Space (M.I.A. song)

"Space" is a song by British recording artist M.I.A. from her third studio album, Maya (2010). The track was written and produced by Maya "M.I.A." Arulpragasam and Christopher "Rusko" Mercer. The song was released on January 12, 2010 as a music video only, and has been known under alternative titles "There's Space for Ol Dat I See" and "Space Odyssey". The track was a protest to an article by The New York Times calling Sri Lanka the #1 vacation destination of 2010, which M.I.A. found questionable and inaccurate towards the country's Civil War. Although "Space" was the first song that M.I.A. teased from the forthcoming album, it was never released as an official single. The track did, however, chart upon the release of Maya in July 2010 on individual downloads.

Usage examples of "space".

According to his suit sensors, the spaces between the interlocking struts contained a thin molecular haze from the slowly ablating metal.

Just imagine wasting all this space on an ablutions unit for one person.

As they reached the broad open space where I had had my first disquieting glimpse of the moonlit water I could see them plainly only a block away--and was horrified by the bestial abnormality of their faces and the doglike sub-humanness of their crouching gait.

So there they abode a space looking down on the square and its throng, and the bells, which had been ringing when they came up, now ceased a while.

A hogshead of ale was abroach under an oak, and a fire was blazing in an open space before the trees to roast the fat deer which the foresters brought.

Their theory is confirmed by the cases in which two mixed substances occupy a greater space than either singly, especially a space equal to the conjoined extent of each: for, as they point out, in an absolute interpenetration the infusion of the one into the other would leave the occupied space exactly what it was before and, where the space occupied is not increased by the juxtaposition, they explain that some expulsion of air has made room for the incoming substance.

GREAT scandal of our Space Station Freedom, abuilding now, is not really how much it will cost.

For Juanita Mott became the sixth young woman in the space of just two years to be sexually abused, tortured, decapitated and finally dismembered in the cellar beneath the pavement of number 25 Cromwell Street.

But they had come in on the space drive, and had gotten fairly close before the gravitational field had drained the power from the main coil, and it was not until the space field had broken that they had started to accelerate toward the star.

The observations of such individuals will be more complicated to analyze than those of constant-velocity observers, whose motion is more serene, but nevertheless we can ask whether there is some way of taming this complexity and bringing accelerated motion squarely into our newfound understanding of space and time.

Achieving this end required that Einstein forge a second link in the chain uniting gravity and accelerated motion: the curvature of space and time, to which we now turn.

Tooe, its wasteful, almost pretentious insistence on nonexistent acceleration, with almost half her space sacrificed to a cramped up-down orientation.

They knew there would be acceleration again, if the Movable Feast were not to plummet through the inside surface of the habitat and out into space.

The Acceptor probed and touched and caressed this new region of space with its farflung senses.

They had seemingly endless space on the acreage, and Scott thought it would be fun, and profitable, to build a treehouse in a cluster of evergreens.