room and space

noun

Definition of room and space

: the distance from one side of a frame of a boat to the corresponding side of the next frame

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First Known Use of room and space

1711, in the meaning defined above

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“Room and space.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/room%20and%20space. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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