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: the act of providing with spaces or placing at intervals
: an arrangement in space
: a limited extent : space
: the distance between any two objects in a usually regularly arranged series
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distance, lead, length, remove, spread, stretch, way
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1711, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
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: the amount of space between letters, words, or lines on a printed page
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