spacing

noun spac·ing \ ˈspā-siŋ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of spacing

1 a :the act of providing with spaces or placing at intervals
b :an arrangement in space
2 a :a limited extent :space
b :the distance between any two objects in a usually regularly arranged series

Examples of spacing in a Sentence

  1. The spacing between characters should be even.

  2. the spacing of the houses was a little tight

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First Known Use of spacing

1711


SPACING Defined for English Language Learners

spacing

noun

Definition of spacing for English Language Learners

  • : the amount of space between letters, words, or lines on a printed page



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