tri·​ple-space ˌtri-pəl-ˈspās How to pronounce triple-space (audio)
triple-spaced; triple-spacing; triple-spaces

transitive verb

: to type (text) leaving two blank lines between lines of copy

intransitive verb

: to type on every third line

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1939, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of triple-space was circa 1939

Dictionary Entries Near triple-space

Cite this Entry

“Triple-space.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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