spacing

Definitions of spacing
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n the time between occurrences of a repeating event

“some women do not control the spacing of their children”
Type of:
rate
a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

n the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them

Synonyms:
spatial arrangement
Types:
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openness
without obstructions to passage or view
distance
the property created by the space between two objects or points
dispersion, distribution
the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
compactness, concentration, denseness, density, tightness
the spatial property of being crowded together
patency
the openness (lack of obstruction) of a bodily passage or duct
way
the property of distance in general
piece
a distance
mean distance
the arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primary
farawayness, farness, remoteness
the property of being remote
closeness, nearness
the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance
wavelength
the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave
focal distance, focal length
the distance from a lens to its focus
hyperfocal distance
the distance in front of a lens that is focused at infinity beyond which all objects are well defined and clear
leap
the distance leaped (or to be leaped)
span
the distance or interval between two points
wheelbase
the distance from the center of a car's front wheel to the rear axle
complementary distribution, complementation
(linguistics) a distribution of related speech sounds or forms in such a way that they only appear in different contexts
diaspora
the dispersion or spreading of something that was originally localized (as a people or language or culture)
diffusion, dissemination
the property of being diffused or dispersed
innervation
the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region
scatter, spread
a haphazard distribution in all directions
interval, separation
the distance between things
remove
degree of figurative distance or separation
yardage
distance measured in the aggregate number of yards
hour, minute
distance measured by the time taken to cover it
milage, mileage
distance measured in miles
elevation
distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
hour angle
the angular distance along the celestial equator from the observer's meridian to the hour circle of a given celestial body
Type of:
arrangement, placement
the spatial property of the way in which something is placed

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