blank space


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Noun1.blank space - a blank areablank space - a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"
surface area, expanse, area - the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
margin - the blank space that surrounds the text on a page; "he jotted a note in the margin"
indention, indent, indentation, indenture - the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
form - a printed document with spaces in which to write; "he filled out his tax form"
References in classic literature ?
On the blank space at the foot of the page a few words were added in Isabel's writing: "Whatever changes there may be in my life, your place in my heart is one that no other person can fill: it is the place of my dearest friend.
Left by himself, Noel Vanstone became absorbed in anxious reflection over the blank space in the advertisement.
True, by this time it was not a blank space any more.
After reading the first few sentences she rapidly turned over the leaves, and stopped at a blank space near the end of the book.
The other objects in the room are associated, through the former occasion, with a blank space of wall where now there is a picture.
The screen had not been set back, and a blank space was visible on the wall.
The boundary line between the part that had been cleaned and the part that had not was traceable wherever the inscription left a blank space of marble--sharply traceable as a line that had been produced by artificial means.
I looked at the blank space on the lower part of the page, under the foreground lines of my unfinished drawing.
Acting on this plan, I filled in each blank space on the paper, with what the words or phrases on either side of it suggested to me as the speaker's meaning; altering over and over again, until my additions followed naturally on the spoken words which came before them, and fitted naturally into the spoken words which came after them.
What yawns and dozes I lapsed into, in spite of all my care; what starts I came out of concealed sleeps with; what answers I never got, to little observations that I rarely made; what a blank space I seemed, which everybody overlooked, and yet was in everybody's way; what a heavy relief it was to hear Miss Murdstone hail the first stroke of nine at night, and order me to bed!
The big blank spaces in the map are all being filled in, and there's no room for romance anywhere.
In idleness, and because he could do nothing further with words, he began to draw little figures in the blank spaces, heads meant to resemble her head, blots fringed with flames meant to represent--perhaps the entire universe.