plural -s
: the distance between a series of things that have been or are to be spaced (as in planting)
when should sunflower seeds be planted and what espacement is usualFarmer's Weekly (South Africa)

Word History


French, from espacer to space (from Middle French, from espace space) + -ment

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“Espacement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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