interspace

noun
in·​ter·​space | \ ˈin-tər-ˌspās How to pronounce interspace (audio) \

Definition of interspace

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an intervening space : interval

interspace

verb
in·​ter·​space | \ ˌin-tər-ˈspās How to pronounce interspace (audio) \
interspaced; interspacing; interspaces

Definition of interspace (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to occupy or fill the space between

Examples of interspace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Many of the bacteria at least partially survived, which helps to test one of the parameters for the theory of panspermia—that life on Earth originated somewhere else and was brought here on an asteroid or other interspace body. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 14 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of interspace

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1685, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interspace was in the 15th century

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“Interspace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interspace. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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interspace

noun
in·​ter·​space | \ ˈint-ər-ˌspās How to pronounce interspace (audio) \

Medical Definition of interspace

: the space between two related body parts whether void or filled by another kind of structure the skin of the interspace between the fifth and sixth ribs

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