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double–space

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verb dou·ble–space \ˌdə-bəl-ˈspās\

Simple Definition of double–space

  • : to write or type (a paper, letter, etc.) so that each line of words is followed by a line without words

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of double–space

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to type (text) leaving alternate lines blank

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to type on every other line

Circa 1937

First Known Use of double–space

circa 1937


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