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space

 (spās)
n.
1.
a. Mathematics A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates: non-Euclidean space.
b. The infinite extension of the three-dimensional region in which all matter exists.
2.
a. The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
b. The region of this expanse beyond Earth's atmosphere.
3.
a. An extent or expanse of a surface or three-dimensional area: Water covered a large space at the end of the valley.
b. A blank or empty area: the spaces between words.
c. An area provided for a particular purpose: a parking space.
4. Reserved or available accommodation on a public transportation vehicle.
5.
a. A period or interval of time: within the space of a week.
b. A little while: Let's rest for a space.
6. Sufficient freedom from external pressure to develop or explore one's needs, interests, and individuality: "The need for personal space inevitably asserts itself" (Maggie Scarf).
7. Music One of the intervals between the lines of a staff.
8. Printing One of the blank pieces of type or other means used for separating words or characters.
9. One of the intervals during the telegraphic transmission of a message when the key is open or not in contact.
10. Blank sections in printed material or broadcast time available for use by advertisers.
v. spaced, spac·ing, spac·es
v.tr.
1. To organize or arrange with spaces between: Carefully space the words on the poster.
2. To separate or keep apart: The buildings are spaced far from each other.
3. Slang To stupefy or disorient. Often used with out: The antihistamine spaces me out so I can't think clearly.
v.intr. Slang
To be or become stupefied or disoriented. Often used with out: I was supposed to meet her, but I spaced out and forgot.

[Middle English, area, from Old French espace, from Latin spatium.]

spac′er n.

space

(speɪs)
n
1. the unlimited three-dimensional expanse in which all material objects are located.
2. an interval of distance or time between two points, objects, or events
3. a blank portion or area
4.
a. unoccupied area or room: there is no space for a table.
b. (in combination): space-saving. spacious
5. (Psychology) freedom to do what a person wishes to for his or her own personal development
6. (Astronomy)
a. the region beyond the earth's atmosphere containing the other planets of the solar system, stars, galaxies, etc; universe
b. (as modifier): a space probe; space navigation.
7. (Astronomy)
a. the region beyond the earth's atmosphere occurring between the celestial bodies of the universe. The density is normally negligible although cosmic rays, meteorites, gas clouds, etc, can occur. It can be divided into cislunar space (between the earth and moon), interplanetary space, interstellar space, and intergalactic space
b. (as modifier): a space station; a space simulator.
8. a seat or place, as on a train, aircraft, etc
9. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing
a. a piece of metal, less than type-high, used to separate letters or words in hot-metal printing
b. any of the gaps used to separate letters, words, or lines in photocomposition, desktop publishing, etc
10. (Classical Music) music any of the gaps between the lines that make up the staff
11. (Mathematics) maths a collection of unspecified points having properties that obey a specified set of axioms: Euclidean space.
12. (Telecommunications) telegraphy Also called: spacing the period of time that separates complete letters, digits, and other characters in Morse code
vb (tr)
13. to place or arrange at intervals or with spaces between
14. to divide into or by spaces: to space one's time evenly.
15. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing to separate (letters, words, or lines) by the insertion of spaces
[C13: from Old French espace, from Latin spatium]

space

(speɪs)

n., v. spaced, spac•ing,
adj. n.
1. the unlimited three- dimensional realm or expanse in which all material objects are located and all events occur.
2. the portion or extent of this in a given instance.
3. extent or area in two dimensions; a particular extent of surface.
5. a place available for a particular purpose: a parking space.
6. a seat, berth, or room on a train, airplane, etc.
7. linear distance, as between objects.
8.
a. the designed and structured surface of a picture.
b. the illusion of depth on a two-dimensional surface.
9. a set of points or mathematical elements that fulfills certain prescribed conditions: Euclidean space; vector space.
10. extent, or a particular extent, of time: a space of two hours.
11. an interval of time; a while.
12. an interval or blank area in text.
13. an interval or blank area the width of one typed character.
14. an area or time period allotted or available for a specific use, as advertising, in a publication or broadcasting medium.
15. the interval between two adjacent lines of the musical staff.
16. one of the blank pieces of metal, less than type-high, used in printing to separate words, sentences, etc.
17. an interval during the transmitting of a telegraphic message when the key is not in contact.
18. freedom or opportunity to express oneself, fulfill one's needs, have privacy, etc.
v.t.
19. to fix the space or spaces of; divide into spaces.
20. to set some distance apart.
21.
a. to separate (words, letters, or lines) by spaces.
b. to extend by inserting more space or spaces (usu. fol. by out).
22. space out, to become abstracted, forgetful, or dreamily inattentive.
adj.
23. of, pertaining to, or suitable for use in outer space or deep space: space travel; a space vehicle.
[1250–1300; Middle English (n.) < Old French espace < Latin spatium]
spac′er, n.

space

(spās)
1. A set of points that satisfies some set of geometric rules: a space of five dimensions.
2. The familiar three-dimensional region or field of everyday experience.
3.
a. The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
b. The part of this expanse beyond the Earth's atmosphere.

space

A medium like the land, sea, and air within which military activities shall be conducted to achieve US national securityobjectives.

space


Past participle: spaced
Gerund: spacing

Imperative
space
space
Present
I space
you space
he/she/it spaces
we space
you space
they space
Preterite
I spaced
you spaced
he/she/it spaced
we spaced
you spaced
they spaced
Present Continuous
I am spacing
you are spacing
he/she/it is spacing
we are spacing
you are spacing
they are spacing
Present Perfect
I have spaced
you have spaced
he/she/it has spaced
we have spaced
you have spaced
they have spaced
Past Continuous
I was spacing
you were spacing
he/she/it was spacing
we were spacing
you were spacing
they were spacing
Past Perfect
I had spaced
you had spaced
he/she/it had spaced
we had spaced
you had spaced
they had spaced
Future
I will space
you will space
he/she/it will space
we will space
you will space
they will space
Future Perfect
I will have spaced
you will have spaced
he/she/it will have spaced
we will have spaced
you will have spaced
they will have spaced
Future Continuous
I will be spacing
you will be spacing
he/she/it will be spacing
we will be spacing
you will be spacing
they will be spacing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spacing
you have been spacing
he/she/it has been spacing
we have been spacing
you have been spacing
they have been spacing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spacing
you will have been spacing
he/she/it will have been spacing
we will have been spacing
you will have been spacing
they will have been spacing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spacing
you had been spacing
he/she/it had been spacing
we had been spacing
you had been spacing
they had been spacing
Conditional
I would space
you would space
he/she/it would space
we would space
you would space
they would space
Past Conditional
I would have spaced
you would have spaced
he/she/it would have spaced
we would have spaced
you would have spaced
they would have spaced

space

The zone beyond the outer layer of the atmosphere.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.space - the unlimited expanse in which everything is locatedspace - the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite"
attribute - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
location - a point or extent in space
absolute space - physical space independent of what occupies it
phase space - (physics) an ideal space in which the coordinate dimensions represent the variables that are required to describe a system or substance; "a multidimensional phase space"
mathematical space, topological space - (mathematics) any set of points that satisfy a set of postulates of some kind; "assume that the topological space is finite dimensional"
outer space, space - any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether"; "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"
aerospace - the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole
2.space - an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth"
location - a point or extent in space
compartment - a space into which an area is subdivided
crenel, crenelle - a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
pleural space - the small potential space between the parietal and visceral layers of the pleura
subarachnoid space - a space in the meninges beneath the arachnoid membrane and above the pia mater that contains the cerebrospinal fluid
natural enclosure, enclosure - a naturally enclosed space
expanse - a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
opening, gap - an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
swath - the space created by the swing of a scythe or the cut of a mowing machine
amorphous shape - an ill-defined or arbitrary shape
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
vacancy, vacuum, void, emptiness - an empty area or space; "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"
hole - an unoccupied space
enclosed space, cavity - space that is surrounded by something
pocket - (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left; "the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"
3.space - an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
air space, airspace - the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth
crawl space, crawlspace - low space beneath a floor of a building; gives workers access to wiring or plumbing
disc space, disk space - (computer science) the space available on a magnetic disk
flies - (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)
paint, key - (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
no-parking zone - a space where automobiles are not allowed to park
parking space, parking zone - a space where an automobile can be parked
separation - the space where a division or parting occurs; "he hid in the separation between walls"
seat, place - a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place"
terreplein - level space where heavy guns can be mounted behind the parapet at the top of a rampart
workspace - space allocated for your work (as in an office)
4.space - any location outside the Earth's atmospherespace - any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether"; "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"
location - a point or extent in space
infinite, space - the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite"
interplanetary space - the part of outer space within the solar system
interstellar space - the space between stars
intergalactic space - the space between galaxies; "the Milky Way travels through intergalactic space"
deep space - any region in space outside the solar system
aerospace - the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole
5.space - a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printingspace - a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; "he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet"
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
6.space - the interval between two times; "the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
7.space - a blank areaspace - 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"
8.space - one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff; "the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"
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"
musical notation - (music) notation used by musicians
stave, staff - (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
9.space - (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences
hair space - (printing) the narrowest of the spaces used to separate words or letters
type - a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper; "he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up"
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
Verb1.space - place at intervals; "Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

space

noun
1. room, volume, capacity, extent, margin, extension, scope, play, expanse, leeway, amplitude, spaciousness, elbowroom The furniture proved impractical because it took up too much space.
2. gap, opening, interval, gulf, cavity, aperture The space underneath could be used as a storage area.
3. period, interval, time, while, stretch, span, duration They've come a long way in a short space of time.
4. outer space, the universe, the galaxy, the solar system, the cosmos launching satellites into space
5. blank, gap, interval Affix your stamps on the space provided.
space something or someone out place, set, position, order, stand, station, settle, arrange, locate, deploy, array, dispose Space them out so that they don't overlap at any point.
Related words
adjective spatial

space

noun
1. An extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space:
Informal: piece, way.
2. A wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water:
3. A rather short period:
Translations
حَيِّز، فراغ، مكانفضاءفَضاءفَضَاءمُتَّسَع
prostorvesmírmezeramístomimozemský prostor
rumrummetplads
ruumsõnavahetühik
avaruustilaväli
prostorsvemir
elhelyezhelysorközspáciumszó-
geimurrúm, plássrúm, rÿmisetja/raîa niîur meî bili á milli
空間宇宙空白余白場所
공간우주
erdvėlaiviserdviaierdvumasišdėstyti tarpaiskosminis laivas
izveidot ar atstarpēmkosmiskā telpakosmosstelpavieta
spaţiu
mimozemský priestor
prostorvesolje
rumrymdutrymme
ที่ว่างอวกาศ
uzayboşlukyerarasında mesafe bırakmak
không giankhông trungvũ trụchỗkhoảng

space

[speɪs]
A. N
1. (Phys, Astron) → espacio m
in spaceen el espacio
the rocket vanished into spaceel cohete desapareció en el espacio
to stare into space (fig) → mirar al vacío
outer spaceel espacio exterior
2. (= room) → espacio m, sitio m
there isn't enough spaceno hay espacio or sitio suficiente
to buy space in a newspapercomprar espacio en un periódico
to clear a space for sth, make space for sthhacer espacio or sitio or lugar para algo
to take up a lot of spaceocupar mucho sitio or espacio
3. (= gap, empty area) → espacio m
blank spaceespacio m en blanco
in a confined spaceen un espacio restringido
to leave a space for sthdejar sitio or lugar para algo
wide open spacescampo m abierto
we couldn't find a parking spaceno pudimos encontrar aparcamiento, no pudimos encontrar un sitio para aparcar or (LAm) estacionar
answer in the space providedconteste en el espacio indicado
4. [of time] → espacio m, lapso m
after a space of two hoursdespués de un lapso de dos horas
for a spacedurante cierto tiempo
for the space of a fortnightdurante un período de quince días
in the space of one houren el espacio de una hora
in the space of three generationsen el espacio de tres generaciones
in a short space of timeen un corto espacio or lapso de tiempo
5. (fig) (= personal space) → espacio m
B. VT
1. (also space out) → espaciar, separar
well spaced outbastante espaciados
2. to be spaced out (= on drugs) → estar colocado; (= drunk) → estar ajumado
C. CPD space age Nera f espacial
space bar N (on keyboard) → espaciador m, barra f espaciadora
space capsule Ncápsula f espacial
space centre, space center (US) Ncentro m espacial
space exploration Nexploración f espacial
space flight Nvuelo m espacial
space helmet Ncasco m espacial
Space Invaders NSING (= game) → Marcianitos mpl
space lab Nlaboratorio m espacial
space platform Nplataforma f espacial
space probe Nsonda f espacial
space programme, space program (US) Nprograma m de investigaciones espaciales
space race Ncarrera f espacial
space research Ninvestigaciones fpl espaciales
space shot N (= vehicle) → vehículo m espacial; (= launch) → lanzamiento m de un vehículo espacial
space shuttle Ntransbordador m espacial, lanzadera f espacial
space sickness Nenfermedad f espacial
space station Nestación f espacial
space travel Nviajes mpl espaciales
space vehicle Nvehículo m espacial

space

[ˈspeɪs]
n
(also outer space) → espace m
(PHYSICS)espace m
to stare into space → regarder dans le vide
(= room) → place f
There isn't enough space → Il n'y a pas suffisamment de place.
Space is limited → La place est limitée.
to take up space → prendre de la place
to make space for sth, to clear a space for sth → faire de la place pour qch
to give sb space to do sth → laisser de la place à qn pour faire qch
to be a waste of space [useless person, thing] → être bon(ne) à rien
(= empty area) → espace m
Leave a space after your answer → Laissez un espace après votre réponse.
in a confined space → dans un espace réduit, dans un espace restreint
(= area for particular activity or thing) office space → local m de bureau
a parking space → une place de parking
(= spaciousness) → espace m
The sense of space is overwhelming → On est submergé par un sentiment d'espace.
(= length of time) in the space of → en l'espace de
It happened three times in the space of five months → C'est arrivé trois fois en l'espace de 5 mois.
in the space of an hour → en l'espace d'une heure
in a short space of time → en l'espace de peu de temps
modif [agency, centre, capsule, exploration, research, mission, programme, satellite, technology, tourism, tourist, vehicle] → spatial(e)
vt
(also space out) → espacer
well spaced out → bien espacé(e)space age n
the space age → l'ère f spatialespace-age [ˈspeɪseɪdʒ] adjfuturistespace bar n (on keyboard)barre f d'espacement

space

n
Raum m (also Phys); (= outer space)der Weltraum, das Weltall; time and spaceZeit und Raum; to stare or gaze into spaceins Leere starren; to give somebody some space (fig)jdm Freiraum gewähren ? outer space
no pl (= room)Platz m, → Raum m; (Typ, between letters) → Spatien pl; (between lines) → Durchschuss m; to take up a lot of spaceviel Platz wegnehmen or einnehmen; to clear/leave some space for somebody/somethingfür jdn/etw Platz schaffen/lassen; to buy/sell space (Press) → Platz für Anzeigen kaufen/verkaufen; (TV) → Sendezeit kaufen/verkaufen; parking spacePlatz mzum Parken
(= gap, empty area)Platz m no art; (between objects, words, lines) → Zwischenraum m; (= parking space)Lücke f; (Typ, Comput) → Leerschlag m, → Leerzeichen nt; to leave a space for somebody/somethingfür jdn/etw Platz lassen; there was a (blank) space at the end of the documentam Ende des Dokuments war Platz gelassen; please answer in the space providedbitte an der dafür vorgesehenen Stelle beantworten; to leave an empty space in a roomeine Lücke in einem Zimmer hinterlassen; indent the line a few spacesrücken Sie die Zeile ein paar Stellen ein; the wide open spacesdas weite, offene Land
(Typ: = piece of metal, between words) → Spatienkeil m; (between lines) → Reglette f
(of time)Zeitraum m; in a short space of timein kurzer Zeit; in the space of one hour/three generationsinnerhalb einer Stunde/von drei Generationen
vt (also space out)in Abständen verteilen; chairs alsoin Abständen aufstellen; seedlings alsoin Abständen setzen; visitsverteilen; wordsZwischenraum or Abstand lassen zwischen (+dat); (Typ) → spatiieren (spec); space them out more, space them further out or further apartlassen Sie etwas mehr Zwischenraum or Abstand (dazwischen); well spaced-out housesgenügend weit auseinander gebaute Häuser; houses spaced (out) along the roadHäuser, die sich entlang der Straße verteilen; to space paymentsnach und nach zahlen; to space the children (out) (when planning a family) → in vernünftigen (Zeit)abständen Kinder bekommen ? spaced out

space

in cpds(Welt)raum-;
space age
n(Welt)raumzeitalter nt
space-age
adj attrdes Raumzeitalters
space bar
n (Typ) → Leertaste f
space blanket
nRettungsdecke f, → (Alu)isoliermatte f
space-borne
adj
(Welt)raum-; space satelliteWeltraumsatellit m
(= via satellite)über Satellit, Satelliten-; space televisionSatellitenfernsehen nt
space cadet
n (US inf) to be a spaceständig zugedröhnt or auf dem Trip sein (inf)
space capsule
n(Welt)raumkapsel f
space carrier
nRaumtransporter m
space character
n (Comput, Typ) → Leerzeichen nt, → Zwischenraumzeichen nt
spacecraft
nRaumfahrzeug nt; (unmanned) → Raumkörper m
space debris

space

:
space fiction
nZukunftsromane plüber den Weltraum
space flight
nWeltraumflug m
space heater
n (esp US) → Heizgerät nt
space helmet
nAstronautenhelm m
Space Invaders®
n singSpace Invaders pl
space key
n (Typ) → Leertaste f
space lab(oratory)
nWeltraumlabor nt
spaceman
n(Welt)raumfahrer m
space module
nWeltraummodul nt
space platform
nRaumstation f
spaceport
nRaumflugzentrum nt
space probe
nRaumsonde f
space programme, (US) space program

space

:
space race
nWettlauf mim All
space rocket
space-saving
adj equipment, gadgetplatzsparend; furniture alsoRaum sparend
space science
space scientist
nRaumforscher(in) m(f)
space-seller
n (Press) → Anzeigenakquisiteur(in) m(f); (TV) → Werbungspromoter(in) m(f)
spaceship
nRaumschiff nt
space shot
n (= launching)Abschuss meines Raumfahrzeugs/-körpers; (= flight)Raumflug m
space shuttle
nRaumfähre f
space sickness
nWeltraumkrankheit f
space station
n(Welt)raumstation f
spacesuit
nRaumanzug m
space-time (continuum)
nRaum-Zeit-Kontinuum nt
space travel
ndie Raumfahrt
space vehicle
nRaumfahrzeug nt
space walk
spacewoman
n(Welt)raumfahrerin f
space writer
n (Press) → Korrespondent(in) m(f) (der/die nach der Länge seiner/ihrer Artikel bezahlt wird)

space

[speɪs]
1. n (all senses) → spazio
to stare into space → guardare nel vuoto
to clear a space for sth → fare posto per qc
to take up a lot of space → occupare molto spazio, ingombrare
to buy space in a newspaper → comprare spazio pubblicitario su un giornale
blank space → spazio in bianco
answer in the space provided → scrivere le risposte negli appositi spazi
in a confined space → in un luogo chiuso
I couldn't find a space for my car → non sono riuscito a trovare un posto per la macchina
in a short space of time → in un breve lasso di tempo
(with)in the space of an hour/three generations → nell'arco di un'ora/di tre generazioni
for the space of a fortnight → per un periodo di due settimane
after a space of two hours → dopo un intervallo di due ore
2. vt (also space out) (gen) → distanziare; (payments) → scaglionare, dilazionare; (type) → spaziare
3. adj (research, capsule, probe) → spaziale

space

(speis) noun
1. a gap; an empty or uncovered place. I couldn't find a space for my car.
2. room; the absence of objects; the area available for use. Have you enough space to turn round?; Is there space for one more?
3. (often outer space) the region outside the Earth's atmosphere, in which all stars and other planets etc are situated. travellers through space.
verb
(also space out) to set (things) apart from one another. He spaced the rows of potatoes half a metre apart.
ˈspacing noun
the amount of distance left between objects, words etc when they are set or laid out.
spacious (ˈspeiʃəs) adjective
providing or having plenty of room. Their dining-room is very spacious.
ˈspaciously adverb
ˈspaciousness noun
ˈspace-age adjective
extremely up-to-date and advanced. space-age technology.
ˈspacecraft noun
a vehicle etc, manned or unmanned, for travelling in space.
ˈspaceship noun
a spacecraft, especially a manned one.
ˈspacesuit noun
a suit designed to be worn by a ˈspaceman.

space

فَضَاء prostor, vesmír rum, rummet Raum, Weltraum διάστημα, χώρος espacio avaruus, tila espace prostor, svemir spazio 宇宙, 空間 공간, 우주 ruimte rom, verdensrom kosmos, przestrzeń espaço космос, пространство rymd, utrymme ที่ว่าง, อวกาศ boşluk, uzay khoảng trống, không gian 太空, 空间

space

n. área, espacio, segmento, lugar.

space

n espacio; web — espacio entre los dedos
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Jo knew nothing about philosophy or metaphysics of any sort, but a curious excitement, half pleasurable, half painful, came over her as she listened with a sense of being turned adrift into time and space, like a young balloon out on a holiday.
In the lighted space before one of the lamps, two bats wheeled and circled, pursuing the gathering swarm of night flies.
One black cloud, no bigger than a little boat, drifted out into the clear space unattended, and kept moving westward.
She turned her face seaward to gather in an impression of space and solitude, which the vast expanse of water, meeting and melting with the moonlit sky, conveyed to her excited fancy.
A gleam of exultation shot across the darkly-painted lineaments of the inhabitant of the forest, as he traced the route of his intended victims, who rode unconsciously onward, the light and graceful forms of the females waving among the trees, in the curvatures of their path, followed at each bend by the manly figure of Heyward, until, finally, the shapeless person of the singing master was concealed behind the numberless trunks of trees, that rose, in dark lines, in the intermediate space.
Now we began to strengthen, and from hence, for the space of six weeks, we had skirmishes with Indians, in one quarter or other, almost every day.
In another instant the tree was deserted; the figures of the five millionaires of Devil's Ford, crossing the fierce glare of the open space, with boyish alacrity, glistened in the sunlight, and then disappeared in the nearest fringe of thickets.
Remote and dusky, and with no sunshine on all the intervening space, was that region of the Past whence her only guest might be expected to arrive
It is a pious consolation to me that, through my interference, a sufficient space was allowed them for repentance of the evil and corrupt practices into which, as a matter of course, every Custom-House officer must be supposed to fall.
It was the first time, in a manner, that I had known space and air and freedom, all the music of summer and all the mystery of nature.
At one end a ruminating tar was still further adorning it with his jack-knife, stooping over and diligently working away at the space between his legs.
A short space elapsed, and up into this noiselessness came Ahab alone from his cabin.