Definition of space
What does the word space mean?
part of speech: verb transitive, intransitive
Set at intervals, put spaces between, (esp. words, letters, lines, in printing; make a space between words on typewriter &c., as don\'t forget to s., whence spacer (2) n.; s. out (print.) put more or wider spaces between; Hence spacing (1) n.
part of speech: noun
Continuous extension viewed with or without reference to the existence of objects within it; interval between points or objects viewed as having one, two, or three dimensions, as separated by a s. of 10 ft, clear a space (area), box occupies too much s., would take up too much s. (on paper) to go into detail; (Print.) blank between words &c., type securing this; interval of time, as in the s. of an hour, after a short s., let us rest a s.; s.-bar, bar in typewriter for making s. between words; s.-writer, -writing, (in newspaper, paid according to area occupied). Hence spaceless a. [French]