sin·​gle-space ˈsiŋ-gəl-ˈspās How to pronounce single-space (audio)
single-spaced; single-spacing; single-spaces

transitive verb

: to type or print with no blank lines between lines of text

Examples of single-space in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the manner of many a single-space survival thriller before, Shunsuke must use only those items at his disposal to engineer his escape: his clothing, a lighter and a stapler in his briefcase. Jessica Kiang, Variety, 28 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of single-space was in 1928

Dictionary Entries Near single-space

Cite this Entry

“Single-space.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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