spatial

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

spa·tial

adjective \ˈspā-shəl\

: of or relating to space and the relationship of objects within it

Full Definition of SPATIAL

1
:  relating to, occupying, or having the character of space
2
:  of or relating to facility in perceiving relations (as of objects) in space <tests of spatial ability>
spa·ti·al·i·ty \ˌspā-shē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun
spa·tial·ly \ˈspā-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of SPATIAL

  1. the spatial dimensions of a room
  2. When patients have this kind of problem, they can't feel the relationship between their body and their feet, so they must rely on visual cues to keep themselves upright. Without these cues, they lose their spatial orientation and fall. —John Pettinato, Discover, October 2004

Origin of SPATIAL

Latin spatium space
First Known Use: 1847

Rhymes with SPATIAL

spa·tial

adjective \ˈspā-shəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPATIAL

1
: relating to, occupying, or having the character of space <affected with spatial disorientation>
2
: of or relating to facility in perceiving relations (as of objects) in space <tests of spatial ability>
spa·tial·ly \ˈspāsh-(ə-)lē\ adverb

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