## Definition of space

**:**a period of time; also

**:**its duration

**:**an extent set apart or available

- parking space

- floor space

**:**the distance from other people or things that a person needs in order to remain comfortable

- invading my personal space

**:**one of the degrees between or above or below the lines of a musical staff — compare line

**:**a boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events occur and have relative position and direction

- infinite space and time

**:**physical space independent of what occupies it — called also absolute space

**:**the region beyond the earth's atmosphere or beyond the solar system

**:**a blank area separating words or lines

**:**material used to produce such blank area; especially

**:**a piece of type less than one en in width

**:**a set of mathematical elements and especially of abstractions of all the points on a line, in a plane, or in physical space; especially

**:**a set of mathematical entities with a set of axioms of geometric character — compare metric space, topological space, vector space

**:**linage

**:**broadcast time available especially to advertisers

**:**accommodations on a public vehicle

**:**the opportunity to assert or experience one's identity or needs freely

**:**an opportunity for privacy or time to oneself