Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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double-space to type leaving a blank line after each line of text or copy.
outer space region beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
single-space to type (copy) leaving no blank space between typed lines.
Space Age (often l.c.) the period characterized by the exploration of space by manned and unmanned spacecraft, regarded as having begun on October 4, 1957, with the launching of the first sputnik.
space bar a horizontal bar on a keyboard, as of a typewriter, that produces a blank space rather than a character.
space heater a small heating device designed to warm the air of a small confined area.
space out to become disoriented, forgetful, or dreamy.
space shuttle a spacecraft designed to carry astronauts and their equipment back and forth between the earth and space.
space station a large spacecraft in orbit for a long period of time. Space stations are used for scientific study and for launching other spacecraft.
space-time the four-dimensional continuum consisting of three dimensions of space and one of time, within which any object or event can be located.
spaceship a vehicle designed to carry people and cargo in outer space, as to the moon or the other planets.
triple-space to type (copy) on every third line, leaving two blank lines in between.