double-space

verb
dou·​ble-space | \ ˌdə-bəl-ˈspās How to pronounce double-space (audio) \
double-spaced; double-spacing; double-spaces

Definition of double-space

transitive verb

: to type (text) leaving alternate lines blank

intransitive verb

: to type on every other line

First Known Use of double-space

circa 1937, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of double-space was circa 1937

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“Double-space.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-space. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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double-space

verb

English Language Learners 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

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