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Definition of Space


  1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.
  2. Place, having more or less extension; room.
  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.
  4. Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time.
  5. A short time; a while.
  6. Walk; track; path; course.
  7. 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.
  8. The distance or interval between words or letters in the lines, or between lines, as in books.
  9. One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff.
  10. To walk; to rove; to roam.
  11. To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.
More "Space" Quotations

Space Translations

space in Danish is rum
space in Dutch is ruimte, bestek, wereldruim, speling
space in French is astro, espace
space in German is Leerzeichen, Platz, Raumfahrt, Abstand, Leertaste
space in Italian is spazio, buca
space in Norwegian is rom
space in Spanish is espacio, huelgo
space in Swedish is rymd, utrymme, tid