spatial relation

Definitions of spatial relation
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n the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

“he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage”
Synonyms:
position
Types:
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occlusion
(dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed
inclination, lean, leaning, list, tilt
the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
gradient, slope
the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
arrangement, placement
the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
point of view
the spatial property of the position from which something is observed
coincidence
the quality of occupying the same position or area in space
dead center, dead centre
the position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque
centrality
the property of being central
marginality
the property of being marginal or on the fringes
anteriority
the quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head
posteriority
the quality of being toward the back or toward the rear end
externality, outwardness
the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior
inwardness
the quality or state of being inward or internal
malposition, misplacement
faulty position
northernness
the property of being to the north
southernness
the property of being to the south
horizontality
the quality of being parallel to the horizon
erectness, uprightness, verticality, verticalness
position at right angles to the horizon
slot
a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
elbow room, room, way
space for movement
direction
the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
angular position
relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established
formation
a particular spatial arrangement
seating, seating area, seating room, seats
an area that includes places where several people can sit
standing room
room for passengers or spectators to stand
worldliness
concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs
grade
the gradient of a slope or road or other surface
pitch, rake, slant
degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
abruptness, precipitousness, steepness
the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
gentleness, gradualness
the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
columniation
(architecture) the arrangement of columns (especially freestanding columns) in a structure
camera angle
the point of view of a camera
composing, composition
the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
fenestration
the arrangement of windows in a building
balance, proportion, proportionality
harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
alignment
the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
misalignment
the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned
ramification
an arrangement of branching parts
spacing, spatial arrangement
the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
tandem
an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
breathing room, breathing space
sufficient room for easy breathing or movement
clearance, headroom, headway
vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
houseroom
space for accommodation in a house
lebensraum, living space
space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding
parking
space in which vehicles can be parked
sea room
space for maneuver at sea
frontage
the direction in which something (such as a building) faces
orientation
position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
opposition
a direction opposite to another
windward
the direction from which the wind is coming
leeward
the direction in which the wind is blowing
seaward
the direction toward the sea
compass point, point
any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
compass north, magnetic north, north
the direction in which a compass needle points
north
the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point
northeast
the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point
east
the direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point
southeast
the direction corresponding to the southeastward compass point
south
the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point
southwest
the direction corresponding to the southwestward compass point
west
the direction corresponding to the westward cardinal compass point
northwest
the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point
ALT, EL, altitude, elevation
angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
depression
angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
Type of:
relation
an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

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