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Definition of "spacing" [spacing]

  • The act of arranging with intervening spaces. (noun)
  • The result of so arranging. (noun)
  • A system of or allowance for intervals: the close spacing of the theater seats. (noun)
  • Spaces or a space, as in printed matter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spacing" in a sentence
  • "Some independent experts, while critical overall, praise the administration for its role in spacing out the negative shocks from the record home repossessions taking place, lessening the chances of the economy suffering a fatal blow."
  • "The spacing is weird, which makes the page hard to read; just search for my name."
  • "And i notice the spacing is it reality like that or it became narrow if taken shot by a camera."